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Dec 16, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A gas strongly associated with life on Earth has been detected again in the Martian atmosphere, opening a new chapter in a decade-old mystery about the on-again, off-again appearance of methane on Mars.
Dec 16, 2014 04:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s rover Curiosity has found organic compounds on Mars, the first definitive proof of building blocks for life on the Red Planet that also exist on Earth.
Dec 11, 2014 01:25 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The motion of water on the bottom of an ancient Martian lake is frozen in time in a stunning new photo by NASA's Curiosity rover.
Dec 9, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Irene Klotz
To account for a lake that lasted for millions of years means the Martian atmosphere would have had to be far thicker and loaded with water.
Dec 8, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
Here I am on Mars! Dozens of images were combined to create this selfie of Curiosity.
Dec 8, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The mountain that NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is exploring appears to have once been a lake.
Dec 5, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Follow the historic test flight of NASA Orion spacecraft in these photos.
Nov 30, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Nina Sen, Space.com Contributor
The photos capture Mars passing below two objects known as the Lagoon and Trifid nebulas, both in the constellation Sagittarius.
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