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Will it be hard to find planets with live plate tectonics?

  1. Jul 5, 2005 #1
    Are live plate tectonics unique?
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2005 #2

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    The only planet around that we could try to look at for this purpose is Mars. I don't know if scientists have gotten to that point yet.
     
  4. Jul 7, 2005 #3
    One of Jupiter's moons is deformed because of the plate tectonics, Io. Or is it Jupiter doing that? I forget.

    Googling it real quickly turned up this:

    http://www.solarviews.com/eng/io.htm
     
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