News around the web: NASA says it snows on Mars

By on July 6, 2009, 2:22 PM
NASA says it snows on Mars @
Working Gmail Plug-in for RIM BlackBerry Phones @ BerryReview
URL shortening is hot but look before you leap @ CNet
China Cracks Down on Internet After Riots @ DailyTech
See more articles and reviews.

Five years ago in TechSpot:
First Dell Computers With Desktop Linux
QNAP TS-809 Pro 8-Bay SATA NAS @ Benchmark Reviews

Sparkle GeForce GTX 275 Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

Gigabyte Elegant Vogue Wireless Mouse @ HardwareZone
Radius Atomic Bass Earphones for iPhone @ Futurelooks

i3DSpeed, June 2009 @ iXBT Labs
Pure Digital Flip UltraHD Camcorder @ The TechZone
'Section 8' Questions Answered by Developers @ OCModShop

GlacialTech UFO V51 CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Canucks

Corsair Dominator GT PC3-16000 6GB Memory Kit @ TweakTown

Lian Li PC-A05N @ Phoronix
GMC G-50 Case Review @ Driverheaven

HP Compaq Presario CQ60-313SA @ TechRadar
Acer Aspire Timeline 4810T Notebook Review @ I4U

ASUS Crosshair III Formula Review @ OCC

User Comments: 3

Got something to say? Post a comment
Guest said:

first story is actually from Ars, neowin just doesn't explicitly say so but they link to them

jobeard jobeard, TS Ambassador, said:

Think twice; Without a reason to create missions, NASA would be out of work and thousand of engineers would be looking for jobs just like many people are in this economy. They have a vested interest in getting new missions funded.

Looking for Life, Water, and now Snow are great teasers.

Might as well say the moon is made of green cheese ...


Figures don't lie, but .....

TJGeezer said:

Is that a religious objection? NASA has backed away for years from saying it has any kind of evidence of life on Mars, even though it acknowledges that its experimental method of detecting complex hydrocarbons would destroy any lingering evidence. Which has prompted a lot of conspiracy theorists to blame the Christian right for bureaucratic adoption of flawed experimental designs.

All that aside, my favorite phrase from the article has to be: "the possibility for life outside of our planet, while remote, is completely possible." Well, yes, Mars is pretty remote, so it is good to be reminded that a possiblity is, you know, possible.

Load all comments...

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.