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Water may have killed Mars’ magnetic field

Water may have killed Mars’ magnetic field

Author: Lisa Grossman / Source: Science News DEAD INSIDE Mars doesn’t have a magnetic field today because something shut off its churning core. A new study suggests waterlocked minerals in the mantle could have provided enough hydrogen to interfere with the...

Massive dust storms are robbing Mars of its water

Massive dust storms are robbing Mars of its water

Author: Dan Garisto / Source: Science News DUSTUP A dust storm (right) captured by the Mars Global Surveyor in 2001 swirls over much of the Red Planet. These storms are helping hydrogen from water vapor escape from the Red Planet, a new study finds. Storms...

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