Weather Forecasting on Mars Likely to be Trickier Than on Earth
Clouds above the rim of “Endurance Crater”, taken by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on the rover’s 269th martian day (Oct. 26, 2004). Image Credit: NASA/JPL
Predicting the weather here on Earth is never an easy thing, but predicting it on Mars may be ever trickier. Such is the argument presented by a recent study concerning “macroweather” patterns on the Red Planet, a new regime for understanding how planetary environments work.
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