Mars Underground Exposed:  The Central Peak of Alga Crater
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Mars Underground Exposed: The Central Peak of Alga Crater

The most habitable places on Mars now and in the past are underground, where water is or was much more stable than at the surface and protected from energetic particle radiation.



Avalanche Season
Every spring the sun shines on the side of the stack of layers at the North Pole of Mars known as the “north polar layered deposits.” The warmth destabilizes the ice and blocks break loose.

Boundary Condition Controls on the High-Sand-Flux Regions of Mars
It is often unclear where and why sediment is mobile on today’s Mars. A new paper takes a deeper look.

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