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How long is a day on Mars?

Mars represents something of a conundrum for scientists. In many respects, it is significantly different from Earth. It's cold, it's dry, there is little atmosphere or precipitation to speak of, and nothing grows there. ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Dust in the Earth system

Dust is a powerful thing. Not the stuff that we wipe off the coffee table on a regular basis, but the tiny particles floating around in the earth's atmosphere, which originate primarily from deserts in North Africa and the ...

dateFeb 19, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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