Early explorers set off into the jungle, or the desert, or some exotic land with the intent to learn as much as they…
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Lidar Unveils Similarities of Earth and Mars
It has been known since the NASA Viking orbiters and landers of the 1970s that the surface of Mars is similar to Earth in many ways. Mars has evidence of rivers, outwash channels, and glacial features indicating an important role for water throughout its geologic history. However, Mars is not Earth. Despite geomorphologic similarity, the underlying processes that shaped Mars’ landscape may be quite different between the planets.