ancient Mars

Could Martian atmospheric samples teach us more about the Red Planet than surface samples?

NASA is actively working to return surface samples from Mars in the next few years, which they hope will help…

3 weeks ago

These Rocks Formed in an Ancient Lake on Mars

We already know that water has existed on the surface of Mars but for how long? Curiosity has been searching…

1 month ago

Perseverance is Definitely Inside an Ancient Lake on Mars

The search for life on alien worlds has captivated us for hundreds of years. In some respect, the search for…

5 months ago

Helicopters Could Map the Magnetic Fields on Mars

A recent study published in The Planetary Science Journal examines how helicopters equipped with a magnetometer could be used to…

9 months ago

Ancient Cracked Mud Found on Mars

A recent study published in Nature examines how mud cracks observed on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover could provide insight…

10 months ago

China’s Rover Found Evidence of an Ancient Ocean on Mars

In a recent study published in National Science Review, a team of researchers led by the China University of Geosciences…

1 year ago

ExoMars is Back on Track for Mars in 2028

The ExoMars Rover mission is back on track for its mission to Mars, but Russia won't be a part of…

1 year ago

Perseverance is Putting its Samples Onto the Surface of Mars, So a Future Helicopter can Pick Them Up

At this point in its mission, NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover has collected almost 50% of its samples. The rover is…

1 year ago

Will Mars finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why the planet Venus could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? Despite its harsh…

2 years ago

Early Life on Mars Might Have Wiped Out Life on Mars

Life might have wiped itself out on early Mars. That's not as absurd as it sounds; that's sort of what…

2 years ago