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Scientists just discovered snow on Mars

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 26, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Aug 25, 2017

Forget everything you know — or think you know — about Mars. In the study Nature Geoscience, scientists confirm that there is, in fact, snow on Mars. It’s not what you might think, however. The red planet experiences explosions of snow known as “ice microbursts” which only occur in the shadows and are very unlike the snowfall on Earth. This finding is challenging previous notions about Mars’ history and the likelihood of future generations colonizing it. The clouds have...





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