Massive clouds erupted 260km into Martian atmosphere – and no one knows why

http://phys.org/news/2015-02-massive-clouds-erupted-260km-martian.html Enormous cloud-like plumes reaching 260km above the surface of Mars have left scientists baffled. This is way beyond Mars's normal weather, reaching into the exosphere where the atmosphere merges with interplanetary space. None of the conventional explanations for such clouds make sense – neither water or carbon dioxide ice nor dust storms nor auroral... Continue Reading →

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