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    How Old is the Ice at Marsí North Pole?

    On Earth, the study of ice core samples is one of many methods scientists use to reconstruct the history of our past climate change. The same is true of Mars’ northern polar ice cap, which is made up of many layers of frozen water that have accumulated over eons. The study of these layers could …
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    If the new model is accurate, the surface roughness seen on the ice cap at the north pole of Mars should form in 1,000 to 10,000 years, the authors say, which will be the starting point for understanding the planet's climate history.

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