Questions regarding Mars, the fourth planet from the sun.

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Why does Mars' experience an 'ice age' at high axis obliquity, when Earth experiences an ice age at low axis obliquity

This paper here goes into some detail about how Mars' experiences its own form of 'ice ages' on a quasi periodic basis driven by the wobbling of its axis. The main mechanism outlined is that the ...
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What is the cause of the variation from high and low mean obliquity periods of Mars?

It is reasonably well known that Mars has a greater obliquity range than Earth, due to Mars lacking a stabilising influence of a large moon. However, the Martian obliquity seems to have gone through ...
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Why didn't the Mars One project pick the Moon instead of Mars?

This planned journey to establish a colony on Mars in ten years time, why did they pick Mars instead of the Moon? Mars is just as lifeless as the Moon is, isn't it? The Moon is much closer (three days ...