17 Feb 2015

Scientists now able to explain cloud-like plumes on Mars

From Morning Report, 8:57 am on 17 February 2015

Huge cloud-like plumes that were spotted by amateur astronomers stretching hundreds of kilometres into Mars's atmosphere have defied explanation - until now. The plumes, which the amateurs saw in early 2012, are far larger than anything ever seen before on the red planet, and don't fit with what scientists already know about Mars.