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The devil is in the dust

Mars is a highly dynamic planet — at least as far as dust is concerned. A better knowledge of how dust is lofted into the atmosphere will help to untangle the complex evolutionary history of the planet's surface.

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Figure 1: Evidence of dust devils: exhibits a and b.

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Leovy, C. The devil is in the dust. Nature 424, 1008–1009 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/4241008a

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