New heavy nuclei are constantly generated in stars and other astronomical bodies. Erin O’Donnell, CC BY-ND

Elements from the stars: The unexpected discovery that upended astrophysics 66 years ago

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A new paper suggests hydrogen—possibly water ice—in the Medusa Fossae area of Mars, which is in an equatorial region of the planet to the lower left in this view. Credits: Steve Lee (University of Colorado), Jim Bell (Cornell University), Mike Wolff (Space Science Institute), and NASA

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SEAS researchers suggest that early Mars may have been warmed intermittently by a powerful greenhouse effect, possibly explaining water on the planet's surface billions of years ago. Credit: NASA

Bursts of methane may have warmed early Mars

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