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Sunday, 28 June 2020 08:58

Mud downpours might have formed some of Mars's ancient highlands

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Tucson AZ (SPX) Jun 26, 2020
Muddy rains produced by giant impacts into a primordial glaciated Mars may have played a crucial role in the emplacement of kilometers-thick mudstones on Mars, according to a new paper by a team led by Planetary Science Institute Senior Scientist Alexis Rodriguez. These mudstones comprise the solar system's oldest known sedimentary rocks, according a paper published in Nature Scientific Re

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