30 Jun '16, 10am

Ancient Mars could have been more like Earth than we thought

Ancient Mars could have been more like Earth than we thought

So what happened to all that Martian oxygen? Lanza said as Mars lost its magnetic field , the water once on the planet could have broken down. As the magnetic field fell apart, radiation may have split the water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen. Without much gravity , light hydrogen atoms escaped, but the planet retained the heavier oxygen atoms. The oxygen helped create the red dust for which Mars is known. That particular process doesn’t need much oxygen, but for manganese oxides to form, there would have had to be far more oxygen than we thought Mars had.

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