Bye Bye Phobos -

However, scientists predict a grim ending for Phobos. Sometime in the next 30 million to 50 million years (a relatively short time when talking about the solar system), the larger moon will either smash into the planet’s surface or fall apart completely due to the gravitational tidal force. Photo Credit: Dana Berry / Southwest Research Institute

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