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Could We Give Mars a Magnetic Field?

One way to help us live on Mars would be to terraform the planet. Some scientists think we might be able to do that by giving it a new magnetic field!

Host: Caitlin Hofmeister
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Sources:
https://livestream.com/viewnow/vision2050/videos/150701155
https://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/V2050/pdf/8250.pdf
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Images:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/real-martians-how-to-protect-astronauts-from-space-radiation-on-mars
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140511.html
https://mars.nasa.gov/resources/21360/
https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/chasma-boreale-and-the-north-polar-ice-cap
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming_of_Mars#/media/File:Magnetic_shield_on_L1_orbit_around_Mars.png
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https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/mms-in-space-concept
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_sunshade#/media/File:Space_lens.png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terraforming_of_Mars#/media/File:MarsTransitionV.jpg

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