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Iceland is a Similar Environment to Ancient Mars

A new study conducted by NASA scientists and Rice University shows how Iceland's environment is the closest analog on Earth…

3 months ago

At One Time, This Region of Mars was Inundated by a “Megaflood”

A new study of the Curiosity rover's data has show that the Gale Crater once experienced massive flooding, bolstering the…

5 months 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?…

2 years ago

Pictures from Curiosity Show the Bottom of an Ancient Lake on Mars, the Perfect Place to Search for Evidence of Past Life

It's all about the detail. In a way, Mars looks like a dusty, dead, dry, boring planet. But science says…

2 years 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 years 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…

2 years ago

Curiosity has Lasted More than 2,000 Days on Mars, Triple its Original Mission Plan

The Curiosity rover recently reached another milestone, having spent over 2000 days on Mars. In this time, it has revealed…

3 years ago

See NASA’s Curiosity Rover Simultaneously from Orbit and Red Planet’s Surface Climbing Mount Sharp

You can catch a glimpse of what its like to see NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover simultaneously high overhead from orbit…

4 years ago

Curiosity Captures Gravity Wave Shaped Clouds On Mars

Images presented at the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference this week showed the first indication of gravity waves around…

4 years ago