Multiple subglacial water bodies below the south pole of Mars unveiled by new MARSIS data

  title={Multiple subglacial water bodies below the south pole of Mars unveiled by new MARSIS data},
  author={Sebastian Emanuel Lauro and Elena Pettinelli and Graziella Caprarelli and Luca Guallini and Angelo Pio Rossi and Elisabetta Mattei and Barbara Cosciotti and Andrea Cicchetti and Francesco Soldovieri and Marco Cartacci and Federico Di Paolo and Raffaella Noschese and Roberto Orosei},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
The detection of liquid water by the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS) at the base of the south polar layered deposits in Ultimi Scopuli has reinvigorated the debate about the origin and stability of liquid water under present-day Martian conditions. To establish the extent of subglacial water in this region, we acquired new data, achieving extended radar coverage over the study area. Here, we present and discuss the results obtained by a new method of analysis… 

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