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Mars data indicate carbon dioxide snowfall


September 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists have received the clearest evidence yet of carbon dioxide snowfalls on Mars based on data provided by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), NASA reported ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft detects significant changes in Mars’ atmosphere


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): The total amount of atmosphere on Mars changes dramatically as the tilt of the planet's axis varies, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered.This process can affect the ... Read more...

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Sand dunes in Northern Mars actively changing


February 4th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): An investigation led by a Planetary Science Institute researcher has revealed that the avalanche faces of huge Martian sand dunes, long thought to be frozen in time on ... Read more...

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Scientists find comet that uses ‘dry ice as jet fuel’


November 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Experts at University of Maryland-led EPOXI mission found that Comet Hartley 2 uses dry ice as a 'jet fuel'.Images from the flyby show spectacular jets of gas and ... Read more...

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‘Cloud seeding’ to encourage rainfall ‘not as effective as thought’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): New research from Tel Aviv University has revealed that the practice of cloud seeding with materials such as silver iodide and frozen carbon dioxide may not be as ... Read more...

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Frozen piles of CO2 on Mars may trigger avalanches


October 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that mysterious gullies are forming on Mars as a result of frozen carbon dioxide that's piling up on Martian dunes.The ... Read more...

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Trees on Mars?


January 13th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): A Mars probe has baffled NASA scientists by sending images of what look like trees on the red planet.The images show rows of dark conifer type trees emerging ... Read more...

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Scientist to analyze and forecast Martian weather


November 5th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Istvan Szunyogh, Texas A and M professor of atmospheric sciences has been awarded a NASA grant to analyze and forecast Martian weather.Mars is the most Earth-like planet ... Read more...

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