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MAVEN: Solar storms speed hydrogen loss from Mars atmosphere

Newly published MAVEN results indicate that atmospheric escape of hydrogen during a strong solar storm that impacted Mars in September 2017 was comparable to the seasonal escape of hydrogen over a full Martian year… [More at link]

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MAVEN: High-altitude water gives atmospheric escape route for Mars hydrogen

Researchers at the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics have discovered an atmospheric escape route for hydrogen on Mars, a mechanism that may have played a significant role in the planet’s loss of liquid water. The findings … Continue reading

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