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Kaushik Mitra

Kaushik Mitra is a graduate research assistant at the Earth & Planetary Science Department of Washington University in St. Louis. He works in the Aqueous Geochemistry and Mineralogy Laboratory and is interested in the geology and geochemistry of planet Mars, with a primary focus on redox processes involving oxychlorine species.

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Mars Used to Have Water, But We Can't Explain How

Although we have acquired compelling evidence of flowing liquid water on early Mars, the fundamental question about how water could be stable under Martian atmospheric conditions remains unsolved.