NASA's Mars rover is exploring a region nicknamed "the Kimberly" after an Australian region -- but it seems the area is a little more 'Australian' than mission managers thought. Continue reading →
Earth’s finishing touch came with a wallop when a Mars-sized hunk of real estate crashed into the fetal planet some 95 million years after the birth of the solar system -- later than some astronomers thought -- sending up debris that eventually formed moon.
Some of Mars' lava fields may actually be massive mud flows, indicating that they weren't created by ancient volcanic activity at all.
Meandering rivers have been spotted on the Martian surface -- but they are now dry ridges, an eerie reminder of Mars' wet past. Continue reading →
Mars has some of the most breathtaking examples of dunes anywhere in the solar system -- best of all, we have a powerful high-resolution camera staring down at these enigmatic wind-blown features.
In new images of Vesta, an unusual, yet beautiful, look at the massive asteroid's mineral history has been made possible.
Sitting at the northern edge of Mars' famous Valles Marineris canyon complex is a strange gouge in the landscape called Hebes Chasma -- this is its story.
Meteors smacking into the through a long-lost martian ice sheet could explain the mysterious double-layered debris fields around certain craters.
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