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If however, the incident solar radiation is not perpendicular to the array, then one of the sensors produces an output current greater than that of the second sensor. The differential output current from the sensor arrangement is a current whose magnitude depends of the angle of misalignment of the panels. The sign of the resultant current indicates the direction of the sun. The control system utilises the output of the sensor arrangement to control the motor that rotates the platform of solar panels until the electrical signal in each of the light detectors becomes equal.

This would also be good for when the Sun heated up in several hundred million years, since Mars will still be habitable when the oceans on Earth boil. But there’s one problem Mars has that Earth doesn’t, that could cause Mars to lose its atmosphere very quickly and go back to being the desert wasteland that it is right now: Mars doesn’t have a magnetic field to protect it from the Solar Wind. The Earth’s magnetic field, sustained in our molten core, protects us from the Solar Wind. Mars needs to be given a magnetic field to shield it from the Solar Wind.

The current average temperature on Mars is −46 °C (-51 °F), with lows of −87 °C (-125 °F), meaning that all water (and much carbon dioxide) is permanently frozen. The easiest way to raise the temperature seems to be by introducing large quantities of CFCs Potential of the Solar Energy on Mars 23 (chlorofluorocarbons, a highly effective greenhouse gas) into the atmosphere, which could be done by sending rockets filled with compressed CFCs on a collision course with Mars. After impact, the CFCs would drift throughout Mars' atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect, which would raise the temperature, leading CO2 to sublimate and further continuing the warming and atmospheric buildup.

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