Mars dust storm mysteries remain as scientists study the Red Planet

Mars dust storm mysteries remain as scientists study the Red Planet

As Mars nears its southern summer solstice, scientists and spacecraft are preparing for a new season of dust storms, powerful wind-driven clouds of dust that can cover thousands of square miles. or even the entire planet.

Learn more about the causes of dust storms MarchSpace.com spoke with Claire Newman, atmospheric scientist at Aeolis Research and lead author of a new study exploring how dust devils and winds can fill the Martian atmosphere with dust.

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