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“If I were standing on Mars, a 100-mile-per-hour wind is going to exert the same effect on me as about an 11-mph wind on Earth,” Dave Lavery from NASA’s Solar System Exploration program told Popular Science. According to the Beaufort Wind Force Scale, that’s a gentle breeze.
Because the atmosphere is so much thinner, the amount of energy in its winds is much lower. The energy is determined by how much air there is, and how fast it’s moving. Or in other words, momentum = mass times velocity. Assuming velocity is constant, having fewer molecules in the air lowers its mass, which brings down its momentum.
As a result of its thin atmosphere, winds on Mars carry about one-tenth of the energy of those on on Earth.
The Martian Dust Devil gives us insight into how the Gravitational Aether manifests itself. Because Mars does not have a planetary magnetic field, the Gravitational Aether is totally responsible for the dust devil’s vortex action. Furthermore, it demonstrates that the Gravitational Aether is, in fact, electromagnetic in nature
The Dust Devil remains electrostatically attached to the surface and moves along in the gentle Martian breeze encountering different surface materials with different densities along the way which cause it to vary in intensity. The Dust Devil travels along until the column cools and the electrostatic charge dissipates.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: D8Tee
Dust storms on Mars have been recorded for ages. They pick up so much dust, that they can cover areas the size of entire continents at once, so yes, there is enough atmosphere to lift the dust on the Martian surface.
Found this describing a Gravetational Aether?