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The surface temperature on Mars varies between a low of negative 225 degrees Fahrenheit at the poles and a high of 70 degrees Fahrenheit at the noontime equator during summer. Between the equator and the poles, the temperature averages between negative 76 and negative 5...

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The surface temperature on Mars ranges from minus 225 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. The average temperature is minus 81 F, which is much colder than the average Earth temperature of 57 F.

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The Mars Curiosity rover has discovered that Martian soil is made up of about 2 percent water. The Mars atmosphere contains a small amount of water vapor, but the majority of Mars' water is believed to be trapped in the polar ice caps as ice.

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Mars is made of basalt, feldspar, pyroxenes, olivine and other materials that form rocks. The abundance of iron oxide, or rust, in the soil gives it its reddish color. The alkaline soil contains substances such as magnesium, potassium, oxygen, salts and chlorine.

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As of 2015 there is no conclusive evidence that life on Mars exists or has ever existed, but scientists are hesitant to give a definitive answer without conclusive data. Most experts agree that it is theoretically possible that Mars could have life, but without evidence...

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Due to its greater distance from the Sun, Mars has a much colder climate than Earth, with average temperatures of -80 degrees Fahrenheit. Although its atmosphere is very thin, clouds and storms still form on Mars, and the planet experiences all four seasons due to its a...

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The average temperature on Mars is -80 degrees Fahrenheit. A summer day near Mars' equator gets up to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, but dips to -100 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Winter temperatures at the Martian poles drop to 195 degrees Fahrenheit.