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Radiation and Mars: Don’t forget the sun cream

The most obvious difference between the Earth and Mars is that Earth is almost double the size of its neighbour. Mars’ small size meant it cooled more rapidly and the liquid iron in its core eventually solidified, resulting in the planet’s … Continue reading

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Curiosity Rover and the mysterious Martian methane

In December exciting new data, including two new papers, from the Curiosity Rover team were released. The update focussed mainly on the detection of methane and other organic compounds by the rover. I’ll cover the other compounds in a more … Continue reading

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