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The Ominous Reason Phobos Has Lines on It

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Mars’s moon, Phobos, is striped with grooves all across its surface. But if one theory about where they came from is true, does that mean this moon might be on its way out?

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Sources:
https://sci.esa.int/web/mars-express/-/31031-phobos
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/marsfact.html
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/phobos-is-falling-apart
https://www.brown.edu/news/2018-11-20/phobos
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0032063318301260?via%3Dihub
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/mars-moons/phobos/in-depth/
https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-astro-081817-052013
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2015JE004943

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pluto_black_background.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos_moon_black_background.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HallPortrait.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos_by_Mariner_9_(71-051A-04A).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moons_of_solar_system_v7.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos_fly-by_animation_ESA223006.gif
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos_Viking_Mosaic_DLRcontrol_7200.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stickney_mro.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Phobos_stickney.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tethys_-_Melanthius_Crater_02_by_Cassini.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%E3%83%95%E3%82%A9%E3%83%9C%E3%82%B9.PNG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orbits_of_Mars_satellites.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA23554-AsteroidBennu-EjectingParticles-20190106.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martian_habitat_with_colonists.jpg

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