Science Update – Mars Moon Phobos Fighting Stress

2015-11-12T12:24:02-08:00November 17th, 2015|Categories: science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Not something we usually associate with Tera-tons of 30 km wide celestial rock! Under observation since the Mars Voyager mission four decades ago, Phobos - the larger of two satellites orbiting Mars - has been developing deeper grooves and getting pulled out of its spherical shape. Back then, it was suggested that the stretch marks [...]