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Mars Water


Where did the water go that was once so plentiful on the surface of Mars?


Simple question, but the answer has profound consequences.Water was once very plentiful on the surface of Mars.Evidence indicates vast areas were covered with water much like the oceans of the Earth.Now the surface of Mars has very little water.At one time the question was, ďDoes Mars have intelligent life?ĒNow the question is does Mars have any life at all?Does Mars have enough water to support life?Did Mars at one time have all the elements to include intelligent life?It did have plentiful water.What happened to it?


But more important to us, can the same thing happen to Earth?At one time the Earth had much more abundant life than it now has.During the time of the Dinosaurs, life was much more abundant.Rainforests existed where there is now nothing but desert.What has happened to Earth to cause this.Could it be that the worst ecological disaster that ever happened on Earth was the loss of the material which sustains the cycle of life?Is the Earth a dying planet, similar to the history of Mars?


Mars has lost itís water.The Earth has lost much of its Carbon due to burial.Both are vital elements in the cycle of hydrocarbon life.The answer to where the water of Mars went may be in the answer to where did it come from in the first place.The answer to where the carbon went on earth may be burial in the form of fossil life.We have been accustomed to calling it fossil fuel, but in reality it is fossil life.Without restoring the fossil life to availability in the carbon cycle of life, the ecological history of the Earth may be on collision course with disaster.We see all around us the steady eroding of the number of species as many go extinct each year.What can we do to restore the Earth to itís former glory.Does the answer lie in restoring the fossil life material to availability so ecology can take itís natural course?


So, where did the water that was on Mars come from in the first place?Could it have come from the same place that water on Earth came from?Recent evidence indicates that water is arriving on Earth at nearly the equivalency of one thousandth of an inch of rain worldwide each year.This arriving water is in the form of soft blobs of ice and hydrocarbons similar to the composition ofa comet.Evidence indicates there is a water cycle in our solar system similar to the water cycle on earth.These snowballs have been heretofore undiscovered due to their dark surface from long exposure to erosion of outer space and their soft impacts.The dark surface makes them very hard to see.Their soft impact makesthem dissipate high in the upper atmosphere without the hot flare of an incoming meteorite.We may have detected them but not recognized the detection in the unexplained source of clear air turbulence which is such a hazard to modern aviation.


If water is arriving on Earth at such a rapid rate, are we loosing it at a similar rate to prevent being drowned?Where is it going?Is there a water cycle in space from which we are gaining water and to which we are loosing water, keeping the water supply on Earth constant?In the past was there more water available in that water cycle such that Mars once had a sustainable supply?


So, what is this possible water cycle in outer space?Is there a giant snowstorm in the plane of the planets of our solar system.It has long been known that there is a dark cloud in the plane of the planets.It has been assumed to be dust just floating out there.Could it be the dark snowballs of a giant snowstorm in space?


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