The mystery of the massive dust storms on Mars deepens: Clouds that engulf the red planet develop strange bubble, pebble and cotton textures



If you think the weather is bad on Earth, spare a thought for Mars.
NASA recently revealed a stunning animation showing massive dust storms the size of America engulfing huge swathes of northern Mars.
Now Harvard astronomers say the storms are even stranger than thought - with a unique bubble, pebble or cotton texture.
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THE TYPES OF CLOUD The scientists categorised cloud textures into one of three new categories they have developed:
pebbled textures, characterised by a granular or crinkled appearance suggestive of strong turbulence and puffy textures with a bubbling... read more

 
20 March 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 51
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