Stability against freezing of aqueous solutions on early Mars

@article{Fairn2009StabilityAF,
  title={Stability against freezing of aqueous solutions on early Mars},
  author={A. Fair{\'e}n and A. Davila and L. Gago-Duport and R. Amils and C. McKay},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={459},
  pages={401-404}
}
  • A. Fairén, A. Davila, +2 authors C. McKay
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Many features of the Martian landscape are thought to have been formed by liquid water flow and water-related mineralogies on the surface of Mars are widespread and abundant. Several lines of evidence, however, suggest that Mars has been cold with mean global temperatures well below the freezing point of pure water. Martian climate modellers considering a combination of greenhouse gases at a range of partial pressures find it challenging to simulate global mean Martian surface temperatures… CONTINUE READING
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