Chemical analysis by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity indicates that water made several repeat appearances to create the rich mineral veins at a site called “Garden City” in the lower part of Mount Sharp.
A solar storm that missed Earth but smashed into Mars last March dramatically confirmed long-held suspicions that the sun is blasting away the Martian atmosphere, and doing so at a rate that will leave the planet airless in another couple of billion years, if not sooner.
As if Mars' thin, frigid, dry air wasn't harsh enough, now scientists have found new evidence of acid fog altering the rocks near the Spirit Rover.
After three Earth years on Mars, the Curiosity rover has found extensive evidence of past liquid water in Gale Crater. Check out some of the highlights.
A babbling river on Mars may have pushed pebbles along for some 30 miles -- according to new analysis of images taken by the Curiosity rover.
About the time that life was taking hold on Earth, Mars not only had the ingredients for life as well, but long-lived lakes that could support it, new research from NASA’s Curiosity rover team shows.
The last thing scientists searching for life on Mars want to find is a colony of hitchhiking microbes from Earth. To that end, an experiment poised to begin week aims to put some of the planet’s most tenacious bacteria through an ultimate survivors’ challenge.
Haven't we heard this one before? The one about "water on Mars"? DNews breaks out what's new about the latest Mars-water discovery compared to earlier findings.
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