NEW


Published Sep 05 2019

Is it possible to make Mars inhabitable by nuking the surface? Kyle breaks down the possibility of atomic terraforming in this week's episode of Because Science!


Learn More:
Terraforming Mars with four war-surplus bombs: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.663.7945&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Terraforming Mars: fanfare or feasible: http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2016/ph240/mclaughlin2/
A synergistic approach to terraforming Mars: https://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/31668108/fogg1992b.PDF?response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DA_Synergic_Approach_to_Terraforming_Mars.pdf&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAIWOWYYGZ2Y53UL3A%2F20190819%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20190819T223940Z&X-Amz-Expires=3600&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=e62cc8e8fb374abc4a03913dd394fcad9946693393a395bc0b41e8268ec539ef
Terraforming Mars: a review of research: http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~mfogg/paper1.htm
Inventory of CO2 available for terraforming Mars: http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/maven/files/2018/08/Inventory-of-CO2-available-for-terraforming-Mars.pdf
The thermodynamics of planetary engineering on Mars: https://stars.library.ucf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2551&context=honorstheses1990-2015