The Frozen Lava Flows of Mars

18swuu6t7qs7djpgThis might seem like some kind of psychedelic artwork — but you’re actually looking a hundreds of individual lava flows, frozen in time on the side of Olympus Mons on Mars. This leading colour image of the solar system’s largest volcano, taken earlier this year by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express, shows the transition […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/07/the-frozen-lava-flows-of-mars/

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