erosion

Sediments on Mars, Created By Blowing Wind or Flowing Water

The HiRISE (High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has given us a steady stream of…

3 months ago

Study of Martian Sedimentary Layers Reveals More About the Planet’s Past

A new study by scientists from the University of Texas at Austin has showed how Mars has changed geologically over…

3 years ago

What is a Debris Flow?

Debris flows are fast-moving landslides made up of liquefied, unconsolidated, and saturated mass. They are one of the most dangerous…

4 years ago

Evidence for Active Hollows Formation on Mercury

MESSENGER targeted-observation image of the interior of Eminescu crater A recent image acquired by NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft shows the interior…

8 years ago

Were Martian Rocks Weathered by Water?

[/caption] There are many ways rocks can be textured. Wind erosion, water erosion, the escape of volcanic gases during their…

9 years ago

More Evidence of Liquid Erosion on Mars?

  [/caption] Terby Crater, a 170-km-wide (100-mile-wide) crater located on the northern edge of the vast Hellas Planitia basin in…

9 years ago