Mars formed rapidly into runt of planetary litter

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 13:30 in Astronomy & Space

Mars developed in as little as two to four million years after the birth of the solar system, far more quickly than Earth, according to a new study. The red planet's rapid formation helps explain why it is so small, say researchers.

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