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Planet Mars

The 4th planet from the sun in our solar system. It is commonly called the "Red Planet".

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What is the meaning of 'Have you ever been bonded'?

The concept of employee bonding is really an insurance matter relating to the employer’s efforts to protect itself against wrongful acts by its employees. In industries where employees have direct access to money or to property, the employer will often be keen to protect itself against the impact of employee theft. Also, certain businesses will be required by their customers to provide proof that they are bonded. For instance, customers of commercial cleaning companies might demand...
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List the planets in order from the sun?

These are the 8 planets listed in order from the sun are, 1) Mercury 2) Venus 3) Earth 4) Mars 5) Jupiter 6) Saturn 7) Uranus 8) Neptune Pluto is no longer a planet, it is a dwarf planet. ...
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How long does it take to get to Mars from Earth?

Unmanned probes from Earth can take from 7 months to two years to reach Mars, depending on when they are launched and how fast they can travel. The direct distance can vary from about 58 million kilometers to more than 400 million kilometers. The distance is at least 36 million miles (58 million km). So the minimum time would be: At 70 MPH -- 56 years At 500 MPH -- 8 years At Mach 1 (0.34 km/sec) -- 5.4 years (5 years, 5 months) At...
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What are the minimum and maximum temperatures on Mars?

The temperature is typically about -63 oC (-81 oF). However, the equatorial regions of Mars may occasionally reach temperatures of up to 30-40 oC (50-68 oF), while during the long polar nights, the temperature can fall to around -120 oC (-184 oF). Suffice it to say, it gets cold. Depending on Mars orientation to the Sun (Year) and it's axial rotation (Day) it's temperature can vary. Min: 186 K, −87°C, -125°F Max: 293 K, +20°C, +68°F Mean: 210 K, -63°C, -81.5°F Mars is cold but...
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What is Mars made of?

Mars is made of rock and iron oxides. It's surface is covered in mountains, volcanoes, valleys, ice caps and dried up river beds. Mars is also very dry like a desert. It is also red because of the iron oxide in the pulverized rock dust. Mars is a planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the Moon and the volcanoes, deserts and polar ice caps of Earth. ...
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Do you capitalize martian?

No. The word martian is a common noun. Common nouns are not capitalized unless there is another reason to do so, such as beginning a sentence or being part of a title. Comments: I think "Martian" should be capitalised, but I don't think there's a strict rule about it. I think Martian is usually an adjective from the "proper noun" Mars. Perhaps someone knows better. ...
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What are two reasons why mars is a cold planet?

1. Mars is considerably farther from the Sun than Earth and therefore receives less sunlight to warm it. 2. It's atmosphere is very thin, so it cannot produce a substantial greenhouse effect and quickly loses the heat it gains in the daytime at night becaus the atmosphere is too thin to hold onto it. ...
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Why is Mars a barren planet?

The same reason as all the other barren planets. There is no water, temperature is not right for life, etc. ...
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How does Mercury's magnetic field compare to our own?

It is 1/100th as strong as ours, but does deflect the solar wind to some degree ...
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Will we see the planet Mars and Moon side by side on August 27 2010?

No. On August 27, 2010, the Moon will be 4 days past the full, rising at about 11 PM. Mars is low in the western sky at sunset, near Saturn and Venus, so they are about as far apart in the sky as they could be. You're probably reading about the Mars Hoax; see the link below. ...
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Why is Mars called the red planet?

Mars is called the red planet because the break down of iron rich rocks creates a rusty dust on the planet. Fierce windstorms whirl orange-red- ...
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What is the communication delay between earth and mars?

Given the following approximate radii for Earth and mars orbits: Earth = 149,598,261 km Mars = 227,939,150 km The shortest distance between the two is the difference between the two, which yields 4minutes 21seconds for radio to go that distance. The longest distance between the two is the sum, which yields 21minutes. ...
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Is there any chance of life on mars?

Yes! although there are minor chances of life on Mars but still hope is there. according to scientists and pictures sent back by the Mars Rovers, there are clear signs that once water did did did flow on the surface of red planet. so if there was water,there may well be life still. somewhere deep into the Martian surface, Bacteria might still be active. there are a lot of research going on that and also NASA plans to send first manned...
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Why do scientists think Mars and Europa are good places to look for signs of life?

Because Mars and Europa are considered two of the most likely places to find liquid water. Mars is thought to have tiny amounts of water that become liquid in it's soil, theoretically allowing some particularly resilient forms of bacteria to survive, and there may be relatively large bodies of water deep beneath Mars's surface. Europa is thought to have a global underground ocean (similar to the way Earth has an underground global magma "ocean") with a volume greater than all the water...
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What are the Nine Planets' names in English and Hindi?

Mercury - बुध (Budha) Venus - शुक्र (Śukra) Earth - पृथ्वी (Pṛthvī) Mars - मंगल (Maṅgala) Jupiter - बृहस्पति (Bṛhaspati) Saturn - शनि (Śani) Uranus- इन्द्र (Indra) and others say अरुण (Aruṇa) Neptune - वरुण (Varuṇa) Pluto - यम (Yama) ...
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What is the weather generally like on mars?

At one point, the weather on Mars was similar to ours on Earth. Now, the weather is dry, hot, desolate, and very extreme. It's almost like living in complete isolated, untouched desert where it can be very hot in the day and very cold at night, just like our planet. ...
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How many moons does Mars have and what are their names?

Mars has two diminutive (small) moons, Phobos and Deimos, which are possibly captured asteroids. ...
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Why would you not live on mars?

because yo wouldn't be able to breathe. Two suggested ways to produce oxygen are to melt the polar ice that's deep underground so that it releases the trapped oxygen and/or to have gigantic greenhouses (and how to keep those plants alive). However Mars cannot hold a CO2 and Oxygen atmosphere for very long as it's such a small planet, eventually those elements would escape into space (not very long is relative, we're talking possibly millions of years here). The best solution with our...
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What is the fifth planet from the sun?

The fifth planet from the sun is Jupiter. Counting outwards from the sun, the fifth planet in our solar system would be our largest and most massive planet, Jupiter. ...
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How much ice is beneath mars surface?

If the two polar ice caps on Mars' surface were to be melted, it would release enough water to cover the entire planet with approximately 11 meters of water. ...
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How high can a astronaut jump on on mars surface?

Roughly three times the amount on earth
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How many moons does Mars have?

Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos. Both are thought to be captured asteroids due to their size and irregular shape. Mars has 2 moons, Phobos & Deimos, which are small and irregularly shaped. ...
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What are Mars' rotation and revolution periods?

Mars' rotation period (the time it takes to spin once on its axis) is 24 hours 39 minutes and 35 seconds. Mars' revolution period (the time it takes to make one orbit round the Sun) is 686.971 (Earth) days, which is the same as 1.8808 (Earth) years. The rotation period of Mars is the time it takes to make a complete spin around its axis. (It takes a couple of minutes longer to make a complete day and night.) The rotational period...
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Does mars have prograde or retrograde motion?

prograde rotation! The only retrograde rotations are Venus and Uranus. ^^