A new study by an international team of scientists has indicated how a different form of water transport called “levitation” could have shaped the surface of Mars.
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After examining several samples of Martian volcanic rock, which came to Earth in the form of meteorites, researchers were able to determine more about Mars’ volcanic past.
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A new study by scientists from the University of Texas at Austin has showed how Mars has changed geologically over the past few billion years as a result of water-based erosion
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A new BBC documentary called “The Day The Dinosaurs Died” explains how things might have been different for the dinosaurs if the asteroid that caused their extinction had hit deeper ocean.
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Ancient grains of the mineral zircon help researchers paint a picture of Earth in the Hadean Eon, and that picture is mostly water.
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Researchers studying landslide on the surface of Ceres have noticed one with a distinctly Bart Simpson-like appearance.
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Data collected over decades proves that Earth has another continent: Zealandia.
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Using data obtained from rock samples since 2011, one of Curiosity’s science teams has deduced that ancient Mars did not have enough carbon dioxide to maintain liquid water
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A Martian meteorite that landed in Africa in 2012 has confirmed that Martian volcanic activity lasted 3 billion years or longer.
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NASA is seeking citizen-scientists to help them identify ridge formations on Mars, which could help us to understanding at the geological forces at work there
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