Water

Earth’s Water is 4.5 Billion Years Old

The origin of Earth's water has been an enduring mystery. There are different hypotheses and theories explaining how the water…

2 months ago

Could Life Survive on Frigid Exo-Earths? Maybe Under Ice Sheets

Our understanding of habitability relies entirely on the availability of liquid water. All life on Earth needs it, and there's…

2 months ago

Scientists Piece Together the Shoreline of an Ancient Ocean on Mars

Scientists have long suspected that Mars was once warm and wet in its ancient past. The Mars Ocean Hypothesis says…

3 months ago

Underground Liquid Water Detected on Mars? Maybe not

New research from Cornell University shows that radar reading from Mars' South Pole region may not have been caused by…

4 months ago

Socks, The Final Frontier

What is the greatest challenge facing humans as we prepare for the first crewed missions to Mars? Solar and cosmic…

5 months ago

A Mars Meteorite Shows Evidence of a Massive Impact Billions of Years ago

Researchers at Australia‚Äôs Curtin University have discovered evidence of a massive impact on the Martian surface after 4.45 billion years…

11 months ago

Water was Already Here Before the Earth Formed

Where did Earth's water come from? That's one of the most compelling questions in the ongoing effort to understand life's…

12 months ago

There are Places Where Salty Water Could Emerge Onto the Surface of Mars

The existence of water on Mars is a contentious subject. We know there used to be water on the surface…

12 months ago

Is the Underground Lake on Mars Just Volcanic Rock?

Is Mars home to an underwater lake? Different researchers are reaching different conclusions. Some say remote sensing from the Mars…

1 year ago

The Scientific Debate Rages on: Is there Water Under Mars’ South Pole?

There's no surface water on Mars now, but there was a long time ago. If you ask most people interested…

1 year ago