The public's focus eventually turned away from the 2010 disaster. Scientists, however, are still learning the scale of the devastation.
A new artificial intelligence program called ARADEEPOPSIS will help botanists rapidly classify plant phenotypes.
Emitting just 1 ton of nitrous oxide—a common ingredient in synthetic fertilizer—is roughly equivalent to emitting 300 tons of carbon dioxide.
The answer will require a probe that can withstand the planet's heat and atmospheric pressure to send back good data.