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> from the news desk
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> [www.nytimes.com]
> rs-atmosphere-stripped-away-by-solar-storms-nasa-s
> ays.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
>
> Solar Storms Strip Air From Mars, NASA Says
>
>
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The air on Mars — what there is of it —
> is leaking away, about half a pound a second
> sputtering into space, scientists announced on
> Thursday.
>
> The planet’s early atmosphere is thought to have
> been as thick as or thicker than Earth’s today,
> and even over the 4.5-billion-year history of the
> solar system, that slow leak would not explain how
> it atrophied to its current wisps.
>
> But new readings from NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and
> Volatile Evolution mission — Maven, for short
> — show that when Mars is hit by a solar storm,
> the ferocious bombardment of particles from the
> sun strips away the upper atmosphere much more
> quickly.
>
> That could help explain the disappearance of the
> atmosphere. The sun during its youth was more
> unsettled, with many more solar storm eruptions,
> and it shone brighter in the ultraviolet
> wavelengths that also help knock atoms out of
> Mars’ atmosphere.
>
> from Carol's post
> [grahamhancock.com]
> ,1030941#msg-1030941
>
> [www.space.com]
> ry-nasa-maven.html?
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>
>
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Such solar storms were stronger and more
> frequent about 4 billion years ago, and the sun's
> emissions in extreme ultraviolet (UV) light were
> more powerful back then as well, he added. The
> solar wind — the flow of charged particles from
> the sun, which is a major driver of Martian
> atmosphere loss today — was also more potent
> during the sun's youth.
>
> "All of these [factors] point to the loss of the
> Martian atmosphere in the earliest stages,"
> Jakosky said.
>
> This all happened right after Mars lost its
> global magnetic field
, which had protected the
> planet's air against solar-driven stripping, he
> added. (Earth, which is much larger than Mars,
> retains a global field to this day.)
>
> That stripping would then have proceeded very
> quickly, "within a few hundred million years after
> the shutoff of the magnetic field
," Jakosky
> said.
>
>
> Now Venus reportedly has been in the same place
> for billions of years
> it is even closer to the Sun than Mars (or Earth)
> and would thus receive stronger solar winds
> it does not have nor apparently ever had a global
> magnetic field
> but it still has a dense atmosphere
>
> so why if this worked on Mars, why did it not work
> on Venus?

Planetary science is fascinating, isn't it? :)

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More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 1900 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 428 OCaptain 28-Oct-15 23:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 301 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 411 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 298 Laird Scranton 28-Oct-15 23:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 289 carolb 28-Oct-15 23:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 268 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 00:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 337 laughin 29-Oct-15 16:29
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 330 Starbinder 29-Oct-15 17:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 273 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 18:08
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 laughin 29-Oct-15 18:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 256 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:13
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 laughin 31-Oct-15 15:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 288 drrayeye 31-Oct-15 16:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 219 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 16:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 234 laughin 31-Oct-15 18:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 229 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 19:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 248 laughin 01-Nov-15 03:12
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 264 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 05:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 303 laughin 01-Nov-15 16:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:31
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 221 laughin 30-Oct-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 298 Aine 30-Oct-15 15:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 237 carolb 30-Oct-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 249 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:55
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 268 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 315 Aine 30-Oct-15 17:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 197 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 18:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 245 laughin 30-Oct-15 18:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 254 laughin 29-Oct-15 20:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 246 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 22:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 carolb 29-Oct-15 22:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 245 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 00:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 240 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 334 Aine 30-Oct-15 14:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 238 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 15:42
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 354 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 216 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 16:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 236 carolb 30-Oct-15 16:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 17:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 321 carolb 30-Oct-15 17:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:37
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 288 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:06
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 250 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 302 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 21:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 228 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 221 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 219 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 188 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 01:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 333 carolb 31-Oct-15 01:38
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 192 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 213 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 03:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 300 carolb 31-Oct-15 12:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 194 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:47
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 252 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 16:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 224 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 18:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 258 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:48
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 00:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 220 carolb 01-Nov-15 01:00
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 222 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 01:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 274 skakos 03-Nov-15 09:51
Conspiracy... 210 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:19
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 197 OCaptain 30-Oct-15 20:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 293 Laird Scranton 30-Oct-15 20:30
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 188 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 00:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 215 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 02:04
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 198 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 12:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 210 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 15:41
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 166 OCaptain 31-Oct-15 20:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 211 Laird Scranton 31-Oct-15 21:26
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 205 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 12:10
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 213 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 13:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 239 carolb 01-Nov-15 15:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 217 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 16:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 224 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:56
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 265 carolb 01-Nov-15 17:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 196 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 18:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 drrayeye 01-Nov-15 21:57
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 178 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 16:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 217 OCaptain 01-Nov-15 19:35
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 302 Laird Scranton 01-Nov-15 20:34
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 223 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 19:27
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 255 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:01
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 200 laughin 30-Oct-15 20:17
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 229 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 20:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 260 carolb 30-Oct-15 20:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 271 Starbinder 30-Oct-15 21:14
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 227 carolb 30-Oct-15 23:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 207 Starbinder 31-Oct-15 01:05
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 214 Starbinder 02-Nov-15 19:40
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 244 carolb 02-Nov-15 21:21
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 214 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 14:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 359 carolb 06-Nov-15 15:16
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 208 Starbinder 06-Nov-15 18:50
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 220 carolb 06-Nov-15 20:10
What about scientism? 227 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 08:19
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Re: What about scientism? 264 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:55
Re: What about scientism? 317 carolb 07-Nov-15 17:37
Re: What about scientism? 248 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 19:55
"Blue sky thinking" 244 randompHactor 07-Nov-15 20:15
Re: What about scientism? 237 carolb 07-Nov-15 20:41
Re: What about scientism? 216 drrayeye 07-Nov-15 23:36
Re: What about scientism? 206 carolb 07-Nov-15 23:45
Re: What about scientism? 250 laughin 09-Nov-15 02:51
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 353 laughin 30-Oct-15 15:03
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 321 OCaptain 29-Oct-15 23:20
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 462 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 23:51
SUMMARY? 232 skakos 02-Nov-15 21:33
Mod Note > skakos – Switch View 238 Dr. Troglodyte 02-Nov-15 22:33
Re: SUMMARY? 331 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 23:22
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 339 Laird Scranton 29-Oct-15 19:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 188 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 16:53
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 318 drrayeye 02-Nov-15 19:52
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 169 Laird Scranton 02-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 286 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:44
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 176 drrayeye 03-Nov-15 16:09
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 206 OCaptain 03-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 18:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 354 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 177 laughin 03-Nov-15 19:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 235 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 21:02
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 203 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 04:58
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 219 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 06:18
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 189 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 14:30
Regarding myths... 210 skakos 03-Nov-15 11:46
Re: Regarding myths... 202 Laird Scranton 03-Nov-15 17:00
Re: off topic... 187 Ratcho 03-Nov-15 20:15
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 269 skakos 04-Nov-15 13:28
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 216 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:07
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 201 skakos 04-Nov-15 15:11
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 335 Laird Scranton 05-Nov-15 01:11
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 209 skakos 05-Nov-15 14:10
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Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 307 skakos 05-Nov-15 19:32
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Cosmic Disconnect 216 laughin 06-Nov-15 15:00
Re: Cosmic Disconnect 173 OCaptain 07-Nov-15 13:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 390 skakos 16-Nov-15 12:46
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 304 OCaptain 16-Nov-15 13:54
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 333 skakos 16-Nov-15 15:36
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 401 OCaptain 17-Nov-15 01:23
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 329 skakos 18-Nov-15 18:32
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 350 Ratcho 18-Nov-15 18:45
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 293 OCaptain 19-Nov-15 00:49
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 374 skakos 19-Nov-15 07:24
Re: More comet evidence in support of Velikovsky 513 skakos 27-Dec-15 22:04


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