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Ancient mid-latitude Mar's covalent bonded ice?

  1. Jun 7, 2010 #1


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    Might ancient mid-latitude Mar's ice be covalently bonded? Would 1-2 billion year old ice have much greater density then, compared to earth ice? So drilling into Mars' ice, compared to drilling into earth ice, and measuring relative difference in voltage/ampere as a proxy for relative density? Could one bring back a cube of Mars ice, without melting? Also wouldn't such guessed at Mars ice sink in water? Would it super cool your drink?
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  3. Jun 7, 2010 #2
    The ice is supposed to be carbon the freezing point for this is 3773 kelvin. this is easy to keep cold but hard to melt.
    cheers, BT
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