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This Dried Up Riverbed Shows that Water Once Flowed on the Surface of Mars

From some viewpoints, Mars is kind of like a skeleton of Earth. We can see that it had volcanoes, oceans,…

4 days ago

Curiosity Finds A Region of Ancient Dried Mud. It Could Have Been an Oasis Billions of Year Ago

What happened to Mars? If Mars and Earth were once similar, as scientists think, what happened to all the water?…

6 days ago

Here’s NASA’s New Plan to Get InSight’s Temperature Probe Into Mars

The mole is still stuck. The mole is the name given to the Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3)…

2 weeks ago

InSight Has Already Detected 21 Marsquakes

The SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) instrument on NASA's InSight lander has sensed 21 Marsquakes since it was deployed…

2 weeks ago

What Will It Take To Feed A Million People On Mars?

In 2017, Elon Musk laid out his grand sweeping plans for the future of SpaceX, the company that would take…

2 weeks ago

Confirmed. Fossils That Formed 3.5 billion Years Ago, Really are Fossils. The Oldest Evidence of Life Found So Far

The title of Earth's Earliest Life has been returned to the fossils in the Pilbara region of Australia. The Pilbara…

2 weeks ago

Planet Mars, From Pole to Pole

A new image from the ESA's Mars Express Orbiter shows exactly how different regions in Mars are from one another.…

3 weeks ago

Want To Explore Mars? Send Humans To The Moons Of Mars First: Phobos And Deimos

Humans to Mars. That’s the plan right? The problem is that sending humans down to the surface of Mars is…

4 weeks ago

Nothing Says Springtime on Mars Like Explosions of Sand

Springtime on Earth can be a riotous affair, as plants come back to life and creatures large and small get…

4 weeks ago

It Hasn’t Rained on Mars for a Long Time, but These Sand Dunes Look Like Raindrops, and They’re Filled with Chemicals Made in Water

A recent image from the MRO shows rows of olivine-rich dunes in the Copernicus Crater on Mars, a feature that…

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