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Mars Will Be A Ringed Planet Once Gravity Shreds Its Crumbling Moon

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Mars is on track to become the fifth planet in our solar system to have a ring on it.

Scientists at UC Berkeley say gravity is going to shred the red planet’s largest moon Phobos, and all the dust and rubble will leave behind a huge ring. 179 more words


Hypsometric map of Phobos and Deimos (2012)

Compiled by: Shibanova MS
Editors: Lazarev EN, Rodionova JF
Publisher: Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography, Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Scale: 1:60 000… 120 more words


Week 27

Phobos and Deimos where always competing with one another over who was the best in all aspects of their lives. It didn’t matter what the topic was they always bickered and fought one another, they where both stubborn and proud and both couldn’t stand the idea that there might be someone better than them. 35 more words

Water Color

Moons of our Solar System: Deimos

today I will write about even smaller moon than Phobos. This time it is Deimos, again named after kid of Ares (Mars) and Aphrodite ( 253 more words


Spuds on Mars!

This is not a review, merely some thoughts on The Martian by Andy Weir. Lately I’ve written reviews only of indie-published books — but hey! that’s how… 254 more words


Mars and Phobos - India's Mars Orbiter Mission

This spectacular image reveals Phobos, one of the two moons orbiting Mars (the other is Deimos), silhouetted against the Martian surface (shown). Although Phobos is the larger of the two moons, it is still only about 14 miles (22km) across, and completes an orbit of Mars once every seven Earth hours. 15 more words


A Foray into Sci-Fi - Field Notes from the Hunt for Life on Mars - A Story

Field Notes from the Hunt for Life on Mars

Science Volunteer Smith’s log, Caseo Research Dome, Mars, 2166

Science Volunteer Smith’s log, 28th May    Our communications system has clearly been tampered with and yet there is no sign of a breach as far as I can tell. 1,012 more words