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Why is the study of Mars so important?

Why is the study of Mars so important?

  • Exploring Mars helps scientists learn about momentous shifts in climate that can fundamentally alter planets. It also lets us look for biosignatures, signs that might reveal whether life was abundant in the planet's past-and if it still exists on Mars today.

What are the benefits of studying Mars?

  • Mars can also help us to learn more about our home . Understanding martian geophysical processes promises to uncover details of the evolution and history of Earth and other planets in our Solar System.

What is really on Mars?

  • Like Earth, Mars has seasons, polar ice caps, volcanoes, canyons, and weather. It has a very thin atmosphere made of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and argon . There are signs of ancient floods on Mars, but now water mostly exists in icy dirt and thin clouds. On some Martian hillsides, there is evidence of liquid salty water in the ground.

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