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Curiosity Sniffs a Spike in Methane. Could it be a Sign of Life?

The Curiosity rover has detected another methane plume on Mars, once again raising the issue of whether or not there…

3 weeks ago

Curiosity has Found the Mother Lode of Clay on the Surface of Mars

Clay is a big deal on Mars because it often forms in contact with water. Find clay, and you've usually…

2 months ago

Curiosity has Finally Sampled a Clay-Rich Region on Mars

It's hard to believe that MSL Curiosity has been on Mars for almost seven years. But it has, and during…

3 months ago

Curiosity Crashed, but it’s Working Fine Again. NASA Won’t Have to Send Astronauts to Turn it off and Back on Again.

A few weeks after Curiosity suffered a glitch that put it in safe mode, the rover is once again operating…

5 months ago

NASA used Curiosity’s Sensors to Measure the Gravity of a Mountain on Mars

Some very clever people have figured out how to use MSL Curiosity's navigation sensors to measure the gravity of a…

6 months ago

Mars InSight Lands on November 26th. Here’s where it’s going to touch down

After careful consideration, NASA has selected the location where the InSight lander will set down and begin surveying the interior…

8 months ago

There Might be Enough Oxygen Below the Surface of Mars to Support Life

According to new study supported by NASA, a team of researchers found that Mars may have enough oxygen in subsurface…

9 months ago

The Bizarre Picture is a 360-Degree View Around Curiosity on Mars

NASA recently released a 360-degree panoramic image based on images taken by the Curiosity rover, which showed its latest drilling…

10 months ago

The Martian Dust Storm Has Covered the Entire Planet

The Martian dust storm that began a few weeks ago has grown to engulf the entire planet, and Curiosity is…

1 year ago

And NASA’s Big Announcement is: Ancient Organic Molecules Found on Mars!

In its latest discovery, the Curiosity rover detected organic molecules in an ancient deposit of sedimentary rock, bolstering the case…

1 year ago