Mystery of Mars’ Recurring Slope Lineae Possibly Solved

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By Pamela Gay, Dr. Pamela Gay, and Annie Wilson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
A new theory has been proposed that could answer the question of what causes recurring landslides on Mars: small-scale ice melting just below the surface may leave the regolith vulnerable to wind. Plus, a look at some of Earth’s ancient climate changes, a gamma-ray source, puffy galaxies, and this week’s What’s Up.

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