Google has marked Nasa's announcement of the discovery of flowing water on Mars with a new Doodle.
The new animation shows the Red Planet replacing the second ‘o’ in the word Google. It then spins around to show a cute face drinking a glass of water through a straw.
It proved popular among social media users, with some calling the Mars character "adorable".
Scientists from Nasa reported on Monday that Mars appeared to have flowing rivulets of water. Jim Green, the director of planetary science for Nasa, said: "Mars is not the dry, arid planet that we thought of in the past."
The water, which could be used for drinking, creating oxygen and rocket fuel, had the potential to facilitate astronauts who wanted to visit or live on Mars. The chairman of the House science, space and technology committee, Representative Lamar Smith, said in a statement: "The more evidence we find of it, the more encouraged I am for future Mars missions."
Such a finding also increased the odds of life existing on the planet.
Additional reporting by AP
The best of Google Doodles
The best of Google Doodles
May 31, 2013: Interactive and educational, this Doodle marked what would have been the 160th birthday of bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri
March 29, 2005: Instantly recognisable as an homage to Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night, this Doodle highlighted what would have been Van Gogh's 152nd birthday
Feb 8, 2011: Jules Vernes' 183rd birthday Doodle was interactive , where the lever could be moved to change the view in the porthole windows. It was inspired by his novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
August 30, 1998: Where it all began. This Doodle was dedicated to the Burning Man Festival in 1998 and was the first Doodle
April 14 2005: This Da Vinci-inspired Doodle celebrated the famous artist, inventor and all-round renaissance man's 533rd birthday
Feb 7, 2012: Google created an homage to Charles Dickens on his 200th birthday. There are some clearly recognisable characters in this Doodle, which was created with the help of Dickens fans
June 9, 2011: This interactive guitar was inspired by Les Paul, arguably one of the most famous guitar developer, on what would have been his 96th birthday
May 21, 2010: This Doodle was hugely popular and it's not hard to see why. Fans of the old Pac-Man game could play this interactive version around the Google logo, in celebration of its 30th birthday
May 23, 2012: Robert Moog created the electronic analog Moog Synthesizer in the 1960s - a tool still used by many musicians today. This Doodle celebrates Moog's 78th birthday
April 29, 2011: The Royal Wedding Doodle was 'challenging' as the buildings had to be in the shape of the logo. This, of course, was displayed on Google the same day that Prince William and Kate Middleton got married
June 23, 2012: This interactive, coded Doodle marked Alan Turing's 100th birthday. Turing invented the Turing Machine way before computers came along, and is regarded as one of the twentieth century's greatest mathematicians
September 8, 2012: One for the Trekkies, this Google Doodle is interactive and takes the viewer through a series of scenes that feature in the series, taking them to another planet and encountering strange creatures. It celebrated the 46th anniversary of Star Trek's first broadcast