Martian sky

October 4, 2009

After a 500 x 1000 km dust storm blanketed Sydney on September 23,

Those few who ventured outside, especially at dawn, were greeted by a Martian sky, familiar landmarks blotted out by the heavy red dust blowing by.

[Image: Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images. Sydney office buildings seen through the haze of a dust storm on September 23, 2009].

It’s not hard to imagine that if we ever terraformed Mars, the result would be something like this. Minus the ocean, of course.


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