An Yin discovers plate tectonics on Mars

Posted on Aug. 9, 2012

For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, Professor An Yin has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal plates beneath a planet's surface, also exists on Mars.

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