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Got Dust? Acoustic Levitation Might Clear It

Scientists at the University of Vermont think they have a solution to the Mars dust problem: acoustic levitation, a method that could -- quite literally -- lift dust off any desired surface.

January 25, 2010
2:16 PM EST
Wind whipping up a dust storm on Mars as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (NASA).
A dust-covered Apollo astronaut working on the lunar surface (NASA)

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