The Underworld of the Red Planet

Mars quake

She senses the inner values ​​of another world: InSight landed on November 26, 2018 in the Martian plane Elysium Planitia. Since then, the 358-kilogram space probe has been researching the tectonic activity of the Red Planet and the heat flow in the ground.
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Space probes listen for deep tremors on Mars and scan the rocky crust with radar waves. What is hidden beneath the cratered landscape?

by THORSTEN DAMBECK

In the early 20th century, some astronomers believed that Mars was being hit by a devastating drought. Desperate would the Martians in canals

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