The Dust Storm on Mars Is So Huge It Now Encircles the Entire Planet

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For the past two weeks, a massive dust storm has churned on Mars, forcing NASA to put its Opportunity rover into hibernation mode. But Curiosity, a rover on the other side of the planet, is now feeling the effects of the storm as well, revealing the dramatic, planet-size scale of this dusty weather system.

The extent of this dust storm is nearly incomprehensible — about the combined size of North America and Russia. NASA says the storm now spans the

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