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Intermittent warmth on young Mars

Warm and wet conditions could have episodically punctuated a generally cold early climate on Mars, according to a multidisciplinary modelling approach that potentially solves a five-decade long debate regarding warm conditions on early Mars.

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Fig. 1: Fluvial landforms on Mars.

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Mangold, N. Intermittent warmth on young Mars. Nat. Geosci. 14, 112–113 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-021-00700-9

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