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Mars may be too small to retain enough water, essential for life to thrive on red planet: Study

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Mars may be just too small to hold onto large amounts of water -- essential for life to thrive on the Red Planet, according to a study. While Mars has no liquid water on its surface today, remote sensing studies and analyses of Martian meteorites dating back to the 1980s posit that Mars was once water-rich, compared to Earth.