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Originally posted by ScienceGuyQ
Mars has almost no magnetic field. I'd love to see Mars terraformed (if it indeed lifeless) however, try to grow bacteria under constant cosmic radiation... it doesn't go so well.
No one ever cares to admit the one thing we can't change about the red planet is one of the most important things the Earth gives us, magnetic shielding.