Opportunity has been given a new lease on life after the red planet gave the tenacious Mars rover a power-boosting spring clean. Continue reading →
Last year, NASA announced that they had found water on Mars. This posed a question to scientists: Could we grow plants in the soil of Mars? Trace explains what is necessary to grow crops on Earth, and if Mars is able to sustain life.
Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
Trying to understand the ancient climate of our own planet is hard enough, but to understand Mars' climatic history, planetary scientists have had to turn to a rather inventive method of climate forensics. Continue reading →
When it comes to strapping rockets to anything, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone better at it than NASA. Continue reading →
This messed-up heart is located on the Red Planet's famous Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of Mars' biggest ancient volcanoes. Continue reading →
It seems the strange "light source" seen in one of Mars rover Curiosity's landscape observations has two possible rational -- yet fascinating -- explanations. Continue reading →
Is that an artificial light produced by an intelligent being on Mars? Did I really need to ask? Continue reading →
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