Dunes on Mars move just like on Earth

I’ve just put together a story for ABC science about a new study that’s found sand dunes on Mars are at least five times more active than earlier estimates, making them comparable to dune movement rates on Earth. And that’s despite the Martian atmosphere being 99 percent less dense than Earth’s.

If you missed my radio report, you can down load the on line version at…
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/05/10/3499203.htm

Dunes on Mars move just like on Earth

I’ve just put together a story for ABC science about a new study that’s found sand dunes on Mars are at least five times more active than earlier estimates, making them comparable to dune movement rates on Earth. And that’s despite the Martian atmosphere being 99 percent less dense than Earth’s.

If you missed my radio report, you can down load the on line version at…
http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/05/10/3499203.htm

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