Atmosphere

10.20.17
NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets
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NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets

Stars must emit just enough near-infrared light to prevent the loss of oceans.

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03.06.17
NASA proposes guarding Mars' atmosphere with a magnetic shield
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NASA proposes guarding Mars' atmosphere with a magnetic shield

It could protect explorers and restore some of the planet's water.

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02.05.17
Mars' liquid water may have had an atmospheric 'escape route'
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Mars' liquid water may have had an atmospheric 'escape route'

Warmer seasons help hydrogen escape into space at a much quicker rate than usual.

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01.17.17
Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere
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Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere

Spotted by Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft, it was likely whipped up by 250 mph winds.

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11.05.15
NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead
11.05.15

NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead

Scientists believe that Mars could have once been a lush planet with flowing liquid water until something turned it into a cold, dry, uninhabitable place.

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