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NASA's Mars orbiter finds water flowed on Red Planet longer than thought

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It is commonly believed that water on Mars evaporated about 3 billion years ago. But two scientists studying data from NASA`s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found signs of liquid water on the Red Planet as recently as 2 billion to 2.5 billion years ago, meaning water flowed there about a billion years longer than previous estimates.