Most of Mars' Missing Water May Lurk in its Crust

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Most of Mars' Missing Water May Lurk in its Crust

Post by Mercury » Tue Mar 16, 2021 4:06 pm

by Maria Temming

That may explain why so little water is seen escaping into space.

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Re: Most of Mars' Missing Water May Lurk in its Crust

Post by Forrest White » Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:58 am

The Earth has a magnetic field, or magnetosphere, that prevents the atmosphere from escaping into space. Mars has a weak magnetic field, and, apparently, it could not hold water.