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犹他州罕见的盐层可能为火星生命提供线索

Rare salt formations in Utah could offer clues about life on Mars

Rare salt formations have been documented for the first time on the shores of the Great Salt Lake, and they could yield insights about salt structures found on Mars before they disappear for good.

罕见的盐层在大盐湖的海岸上首次被记录在案,它们可以在火星上发现的盐结构永久消失之前,对其进行深入研究。

Mirabilite mounds are seen more often in places such as the Antarctic, bolstered by the constantly cold temperatures. There are also indications of similar structures on Mars, so study of the mounds in Utah could offer clues on how to examine salts found there.

南极洲的海市蜃楼经常受到寒冷天气的影响。火星上也有类似结构的迹象,因此对犹他州土墩的研究可以为如何检查在那里发现的盐提供线索。

Read more at The Guardian

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