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Mars Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Point to an Early Atmosphere Dense With Water

The atmosphere of Mars is less than 1 percent the density of Earth’s. It’s one of the reasons liquid water covers much of our planet but cannot exist on the Red Planet. As more research points toward the possibility of...
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