As winter descends on Mars' southern hemisphere, forming tell-tail frost in the lengthening shadows, the opposite is true in the northern hemisphere -- spring has sprung and the northernmost dunes are beginning to thaw.
As the southern hemisphere of Mars enters winter, frosty wisps collect in the frozen dune shadows. Continue reading →
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has picked out rover Opportunity from orbit, putting the 'Mars rock mystery" to bed once and for all. Continue reading →
RSL: it's what all the coolest Mars researchers are talking about these days. Continue reading →
In May 2012, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's low-resolution Context Camera spotted something different in the Martian landscape -- a fresh impact crater. Continue reading →
Meandering rivers have been spotted on the Martian surface -- but they are now dry ridges, an eerie reminder of Mars' wet past. Continue reading →
NASA's one-ton rover Curiosity has been feeling the wrath of the Martian landscape in recent months and now mission managers are seeking out a smoother path to the robot's ultimate goal. 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.
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