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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 8, 2015 02:58 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Glaciers beneath the dusty sands of Mars contain enough water to coat the planet with more than three feet of ice, a new study shows.
Mar 24, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Add nitrogen to the list of potential biological ingredients on Mars sniffed out by NASA’s Curiosity rover.
Mar 24, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Good news from Mars: Rover Opportunity has been uploaded with new software and the memory issues that plagued the mission for several months have been fixed. For now.
Mar 17, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Mar 5, 2015 07:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
By mapping the distribution of water and 'semi-heavy water' over the Martian surface, scientists have revealed that the red planet had an ancient ocean covering nearly 20 percent of its landmass.
Mar 4, 2015 06:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are scrambling to figure out the cause of an electrical glitch on the Mars rover Curiosity which stopped science operations cold.
Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a spectacular new Mars selfie, rover Curiosity stands proud on the bedrock at the base of Mount Sharp at it's Mojave work site in an area nicknamed Pahrump Hills.
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