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Mars may still be volcanically active, study finds – Space.com

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A satellite image of a recent explosive volcanic deposit around a fissure of the Cerberus Fossae system on Mars. (Image credit: NASA/JPL/MSSS/The Murray Lab)
Evidence of what may be the youngest eruption seen yet on Mars suggests the Red Planet may still be volcanically active, raising the possibility it was recently habitable, a new study finds.
Most volcanism on Mars occurred between 3 billion and 4 billion years ago, leaving behind giant monuments such as Olympus Mons, the tallest mountain in…

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