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Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Produced a Mineral Deposit on Mars

Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Produced a Mineral Deposit on Mars

Scientists found an unusual mineral deposit on the red planet which might help humanity to understand the evolution of the planet. The ash released by powerful volcanic eruptions is thought to be the primary source of a fascinating mineral deposit located near the landing site for an upcoming Mars rover. According to the researchers who…

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Plate Tectonics not needed for Sustaining Life

Plate Tectonics not needed for Sustaining Life

Latest research clearly signifies that the presence and quantity of heat-producing elements is a much better indicator to judge a planet’s potential to sustain life than the tectonic plates. The climate of Earth is becoming more and more hostile towards life and experts are worried that we need to find an alternative habitat for humanity…

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