Live

Watch CBSN Live

NASA: Solar winds stripping away Mars' atmosphere

Scientists said Thursday that solar winds, the million-mile-per-hour stream of charged particles blasted from the sun, are stripping away Mars' atmosphere -- turning it from a once possibly inhabitable planet to a barren wasteland. Vladamir Duthiers spoke with CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood about the development.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue