Planetary geologist An Yin has made a startling discovery about Mars:
UCLA scientist discovers plate tectonics on Mars
For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth 삼성전자 메뉴얼 다운로드. Now, a UCLA scientist has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal plates beneath a planet’s surface, also exists on Mars 다운로드.
This is exciting news, Mars has earthquakes and lava!
The article also talks about the Grand Canyon of Mars that is 9x times bigger, called Valles Marineris 한국드라마 다운로드.
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In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow valley, while colleague Ronald Evans orbited overhead 이은날 다운로드.
The image shows Schmitt on the left with the lunar rover at the edge of Shorty Crater, near the spot where geologist Schmitt discovered orange lunar soil 다운로드. The Apollo 17 crew returned with 110 kilograms of rock and soil samples, more than was returned from any of the other lunar landing sites. Now forty years later, Cernan and Schmitt are still the last to walk on the Moon 다운로드.
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