Is Mars dead, or is it only sleeping?

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Its all a sinister plot by the Martians I say! Time to get the tinfoil hats out.
     
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    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Read the article, it's very interesting and not at all tinfoil-hatty.
     
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    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    I just had nothing interesting to say about the article though it was a good read, but since I read it though I should post something lol.

    I find it interesting how our entire understanding of Mars has completely changed in the past 20 years.

    Though it would be awesome if Martians were living inside Mars just waiting for the environment to change.
     
  5. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    So Mars is just taking a nap? Cool.

    Though if she's shed her atmosphere once, I don't know if those volcanos blew and filled it back up if it'd stay around.
     
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    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Probably not for too long, Mars has no magnetic field to speak of, so the solar wind would just slowly blow it away.
     
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    Agreed... But, is there a way to get the magnetic field back on Mars. My suggestion would be to activate its core again. That would guarantee protection against solar winds
     
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    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    The amount of energy it would take would be unimaginable, the reason for no magnetic field is probably because the core has cooled or was never really large enough in the first place to make a strong field.
     
  9. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    those arent mist, theyre shoggoths!

    i keed. i was reading mountains of madness.
     
  10. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    you sure do like to spam up serious discussion threads.
     
  11. Boardwise

    Boardwise There are no strings on me Super Mod

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    Yes he does.
    And I'm considering a warning being issued for it.

    As for the discussion, it's very interesting.
     
  12. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    what?

    it was a joke related to the volcanoes, suggesting presence of alien beings instead. its not even that obscure a reference either.
     
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    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    So Mars isnt quite as dead as we all think. Interesting.

    I wonder how many other planets are 'hibernating'. Could it be that its just taking billions of years for the planet to terraform itself to suit life?

    Also, I never knew Mars had no magnetic field. Thats strange.
     

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