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Submission + - UCLA scientist discovers plate tectonics on Mars (ucla.edu)

SternisheFan writes: "From the article:
        For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, a UCLA scientist has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal plates beneath a planet's surface, also exists on Mars. "Mars is at a primitive stage of plate tectonics. It gives us a glimpse of how the early Earth may have looked and may help us understand how plate tectonics began on Earth," said An Yin, a UCLA professor of Earth and space sciences and the sole author of the new research. (read more....)"

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UCLA scientist discovers plate tectonics on Mars

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