A NASA probe orbiting Mars has captured new photos of two dead spacecraft frozen in place at their Red Planet graves.
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Mars – glorious, dusty, complex Mars – may once have been even more dazzling. New research provides even more evidence that a rubbly ring once circled the Red Planet.
Using five years of magnetic field data obtained by NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, a team of scientists has created the first-ever map of the electric current systems in the Martian induced magnetosphere. Their results appear in the journal Nature Astronomy.
What we thought was lava might be mud instead.