The 100 Top Science News Stories You Need to Know on Nov 11, 2015


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Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from Universe Today
New modeling indicates that the grooves on Mars’ moon Phobos could be produced by tidal forces – the mutual gravitational pull of the planet and the moon. Initially, scientists had thought the grooves were created by the massive impact that made Stickney crater (lower right). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of ArizonaWe’ve said it before: Mars’ moon Phobos is doomed. But a new study indicates it might be worse than we thought. One of the most striking features we see on images of Phobos is the parallel sets of grooves on the moon’s surface. They were...