Latest reports about Mars fuel hunger for more data FLORIDA TODAY editorial

Since someone long ago first noticed its reddish gleam in the sky, people have wondered about Mars – and dreamed of going there. Now there’s more reason to wonder and dream about the Red Planet. For the second time this year, a team of scientists has publicly announced discoveries that indicate water once existed on Mars. Michael Malin and Ken Edgett said Monday that images from the orbiting Mars Global Surveyor show rock formations consistent with ancient lake beds.