Mars sand dunes on the move

New technology has allowed researchers to track the movements of sand dunes on Mars.

Data captured from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter last year challenged previous assumptions that the red planet’s surface was relatively stagnant.

Scientists at Caltech developed new software that measured the shifts in the Nili Patera sand dunes and found that some parts were moving more than 4.5 metres over the course of the 105-day study period.

Read more at Caltech