geological history of Mars

This is Mawrth Vallis on Mars, and it’s Positively Bursting with Evidence of Past Water Action on Mars

Here on Earth, geologists seek out deep channels into Earth's rock, carved over the ages by flowing water. The exposed…

2 months ago

Another Incredible Picture of Mars, This Time From a Region Just Outside Valles Marineris

An image taken by the MROs HiRISE camera showcases the types of terrain around part of Mars' Valles Marineris canyon…

10 months ago

This Strange Feature on Mars was Probably the Result of an Ancient Volcanic Explosion

A strange feature on the surface of Mars has kept scientists guessing about its origin. It's a surface deposit of…

2 years ago

The Bizarre Picture is a 360-Degree View Around Curiosity on Mars

NASA recently released a 360-degree panoramic image based on images taken by the Curiosity rover, which showed its latest drilling…

2 years ago

Strange Landscapes on Mars were Created by Explosive Volcanoes

According to a new study from Johns Hopkins University, Mars' Medusa Fossae region was created by volcanic activity, a finding…

3 years ago

New Research Says “Levitating” Sands Explain how Mars Got its Landscape

A new study by an international team of scientists has indicated how a different form of water transport called "levitation"…

3 years ago

Ancient Hydrothermal Vents Found on Mars, Could Have Been a Cradle for Life

A new report by an international team of scientists has found evidence of hydrothermal activity in an ancient Mars sea,…

3 years ago

Preparations for Deployment of InSight Lander to Mars are Ramping Up!

NASA engineers are busy getting the InSight Lander ready for launch, which is scheduled to take place in early summer…

3 years ago