New Insight into How Much Atmosphere Mars Lost

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New Insight into How Much Atmosphere Mars Lost

A key tracer used to estimate how much atmosphere Mars lost can change depending on the time of day and the surface temperature on the Red Planet. Previous measurements of this tracer – isotopes of oxygen – have disagreed significantly. Getting an accurate measurement is important to estimate how much atmosphere Mars once had before it was lost.

Source: www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/mars-lost-atmosphere

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