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Apr 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Apr 20, 2014 09:20 AM ET
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.
Apr 16, 2014 04:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Curiosity may feel distant and isolated, but its orbital buddy is never far away.
Apr 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Apr 10, 2014 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When it comes to strapping rockets to anything, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone better at it than NASA. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 01:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Apr 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Apr 8, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is that an artificial light produced by an intelligent being on Mars? Did I really need to ask? Continue reading →
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