Mars

researchers working in iceland

Shifting sands on Mars

UI researchers travel to Iceland to learn more about sand dunes on the Red Planet
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What caused Martian desiccation?

University of Iowa researchers involved in NASA announcement of what happened to Mars' water and atmosphere
Artist conception depicting MAVEN orbiting Mars. Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

What happened to the water on Mars?

UI researcher has instrument to test whether solar wind blew water out of ancient Martian atmosphere