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Slate's Explainer: Why is Mars Red?

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Slate's Explainer: Why is Mars Red?

Slate's Explainer: Why is Mars Red?

Slate's Explainer: Why is Mars Red?

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Slate contributor Brendan Koerner explains the science behind the red planet's color.