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400000 years ago Ice age occurred on Mars

400000 years ago Ice age occurred  on Mars400000 years ago Ice age occurred  on Mars , Using radar data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age recorded in the planet’s north polar ice cap. The new results agree with previous models that indicate a glacial period ended about 400,000 years ago as well as predictions about how much ice would have been accumulated at the poles since then. The researchers [...]

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