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Sun of a b... Solar winds blamed for ripping away Mars' atmosphere

Mike Richards Silver badge

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Solar erosion was known of in the late 1970s, but there were still questions about how much of the atmosphere had been blown into space compared to the amount sequestered in the soil as adsorbed and frozen carbon dioxide, converted to carbonates through silicate weathering and trapped as nitrate deposits.

Now we know the lithosphere contains approximately bugger/all.

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