09:19 pm - Can you ski on Mars?
NASA just posted a cool photo of an in-progress avalanche on Mars. This triggered a long-standing question of mine: can you ski on Mars? The web literature is weak: I found an enthusiastic high school level paper with lots of speculation and little science. I also found a passing description of the composition of the martian polar ice caps from NASA. But there's not much else out there.( science ahead....Collapse )