Solar Eruptions Could Electrify Martian Moons

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00
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Powerful solar eruptions could electrically charge areas of the Martian moon Phobos to hundreds of volts, presenting a complex electrical environment that could possibly affect sensitive electronics carried by future robotic explorers, according to a new NASA study.
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