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Mars’ Gale Crater was Filled with Water for Much Longer Than Anyone Thought

Even with all we've learned about Mars in recent years, it doesn't stack up against all we still don't know…

4 weeks ago

Astronauts Will be Able to Extract Fuel, Air, and Water From Martian Brine

A team of researchers have created an electrolyzer that could be a game-changer for exploration missions on Mars.

3 years ago

Earth Life Probably Can’t Spread to Mars Today

New research says life from Earth isn't likely to ever survive on Mars, which is good news as far as…

4 years ago

This Mountain on Mars Is Leaking

As the midsummer Sun beats down on the southern mountains of Mars, bringing daytime temperatures soaring up to a balmy 25ºC (77ºF),…

9 years ago

In an Isolated, Ice-Covered Antarctic Lake Far Below Freezing, Life is Found

Lake Vida lies within one of Antarctica's cold, arid McMurdo Dry Valleys (Photo: Desert Research Institute) Even inside an almost…

11 years ago