life on mars

Curiosity Sees a Strong Carbon Signature in a Bed of Rocks

Carbon is critical to life, as far as we know. So anytime we detect a strong carbon signature somewhere like…

12 hours ago

Remember When Life was Found in a Martian Meteorite? Turns out, it was Just Geology

The Alan Hills meteorite is a part of history to Mars aficionados. It came from Mars and meteorite hunters discovered…

4 days ago

Is That a Fossil on Mars? Non-Biological Deposits can Mimic Organic Structures

There's nothing easy about searching for evidence of life on Mars. Not only do we somehow have to land a…

2 months ago

Perseverance has Collected its First Sample of Mars and Prepared it for Return to Earth… Eventually

It's another first for NASA. In early September, the Perseverance rover successfully used its robotic arm and drill to drill…

3 months ago

ExoMars Will be Drilling 1.7 Meters to Pull its Samples From Below the Surface of Mars

The ESA just finished testing the drill that will allow the Rosalind Franklin rover to search for signs of life…

4 months ago

Zhurong is Rolling on Mars

China's Zhurong rover has departed from its lander and commenced science operations, and has the pictures to prove it!

8 months ago

The Same Technology Could Search for Microbes in Mars Rocks or Under the ice on Europa

NASA's SHERLOC and WATSON, two spectrometers designed to look for biosignatures, could answer if there's life on Mars on inside…

9 months ago

Perseverance has Started Driving on Mars

The Perservance rover has commenced science operations on Mars, which includes driving across the red sandy surface of Jezero Crater

10 months ago

New Perspective of Jezero Crater Shows the Path Perseverance Could use to Navigate

NASA has released images that show the path Perseverance could take through the Jezero crater during its primary mission.

11 months ago

What Happens if Perseverance Finds Life on Mars?

It's a fair question, isn't it? What IF Perseverance finds evidence of life on Mars? What will the implications of…

11 months ago