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Researcher: Terraforming Mars Not In The Cards Right Now

Just in case you were thinking about potentially looking into real estate on Mars, a new report says you might want to think again.

In the paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers say the red planet is unlikely to be hospitable to terraforming, or making it more Earth-like.

Christopher Edwards is a co-author of the paper. Edwards, assistant professor of planetary science at Northern Arizona University, talked about the biggest holdups in terraforming the planet.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.