Amazing news from Mars: Curiosity has found that each cubic foot of the planet's soil contains two pints of liquid water. One liter, people_._ It's not a sea or a lake—the water molecules are actually bound to the soil itself—but that's really amazing news, and a good omen in the search for life in the Red Planet.

Talking to Gizmodo, one of the researchers said that "this doesn't have a very big bearing on the life on Mars discussion [...] our next step is to drill into rocks that may have been better places to preserve evidence or organics and of wet environments that could be suitable for life."

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Kudos to NASA. Here's hoping that they find signs of life soon.

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