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06 FOR DISCOVERING WATER ON MARS

Roberto Orosei RADAR SCIENTIST, UNIVERSITY OF BOLOGNA; CO-INVESTIGATOR OF THE MARSIS INSTRUMENT ABOARD THE MARS EXPRESS SPACECRAFT

Roberto Orosei knew as early as 2008 that he’d found something exciting bouncing off the surface of Mars: bright radar “reflections,” spanning about 12 miles across, roughly a

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