• NASA can hear the 'haunting' sound of dust devils tearing across Mars with its new $830 million lander

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    NASA's newest Mars mission, called InSight , landed on the red planet November 26.
    Two instruments on the robot recently recorded the sounds of blowing winds and "felt" tornado-like dust devils tearing across the Martian surface.
    Scientists and engineers are scouting for a site to drop a device that will start listening for " Mars quakes ."
    Mars quake recordings should reveal new information about the internal structure and ancient history of Mars .
    Mars has air about 1% as thick as Earth's. That's so feeble, you might not hear someone talking to you from a few feet away.
    Nevertheless...
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