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What is terraforming? Watch this Discovery News video and find out how we can live on Mars without a space suit.

Interested in what life would be like if you were stranded on Mars? Listen to the author of The Martian (a fiction book) talk about the valid science in his book. Water discovered on Mars just might spark even more interest in colonizing another planet.

Need more evidence of why we need to take care of this planet?  Watch:  Why We Can't Live On Other Planets.

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