Life, Unbounded

Life, Unbounded

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4 Billion Years of Martian History in 2 Minutes


In honor of a slew of new results coming from NASA's Curiosity rover, here's a two-minute simulation of our current best-bet for how the martian environment has evolved over the past 4 billion years. From temperate and wet to frigid desert. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab.

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