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May 26, 2015 08:46 AM ET // Johnny Bontemps, Astrobiology Magazine
A burp of methane on Mars would indicate that the planet might be more alive than previously thought. But where did it come from?
May 10, 2015 09:09 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On the 956th sol of Curiosity's mission on Mars, the 6-wheeled NASA rover watched the sun dip below the horizon.
Apr 22, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has spotted its roving buddy Curiosity on the Martian landscape, but the rover seems to be missing its tell-tale tracks in the red planet's dirt.
Apr 13, 2015 07:20 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
These unusual formations are located in the frozen windswept desert that is the Arsinoes Chaos region of Mars.
Apr 13, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Mars may be a frigid desert, but perchlorate salts in the planet’s soil are lowering the freezing temperature of water, setting up conditions for liquid brines to form at equatorial regions.
Apr 9, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Transport yourself to Mars and stare in wonder at these stunning views of Red Planet sunsets through our robotic explorers' eyes.
Apr 2, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As far as rocks on any planet go, this formation looks fascinating -- but these rocks are on Mars and they hold clues to TWO periods of water on the red planet.
Mar 28, 2015 02:33 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
After Curiosity dramatically touched down on Mars in 2012, it kicked up some dirt that still hasn't faded from view.
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