Think Twice Before Moving to Mars--Planetary Scientist Refutes Terraforming in NASA Study

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:31 in Earth & Climate

Proponents of "terraforming" Mars to make it habitable propose releasing greenhouse gases from the planet's surface such as carbon dioxide (CO2) to trap heat, warm the climate and ultimately increase the atmospheric pressure. The plausibility of achieving this with current technology is the focus of a new study sponsored by NASA just published in Nature Astronomy.

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