From Carl Sagan to Elon Musk, people have discussed making Mars more like Earth through terraforming. But are we sure that Mars even has the ingredients we need to transform it? Charlie brings in a paper that may answer the most important questions for Mars colonists.
Grad Student Highlight: Jazmine Benjamin from University of Alabama at Birmingham shares her research!
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