AFAQ (Answering Frequent Astronaut Questions)
Because an informed astronaut is a successful one indeed, we would like to highlight and answer a few questions that regularly come up in our astral-bound community.
In addition to being a governance token, Mars is the first defi token to divert the excess hashrate from unstaked tokens and route them to the Mars diamond pool. In order to receive revenue from hashrate, pBTC35A and pETH18C must be staked; traders who would like to speculate on price of pBTC35A and pETH18C, market make, arbitrage etc, have the advantage of liquid tokens, but forfeit their hashrate. Because Mars captures this revenue, its value is partly tied back to real world equipment. Mars itself is a hashrate token.