Mars magnetic field

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…

5 months ago

Mars Lacks a Planet-Wide Magnetosphere, but it Does Have Pockets of Magnetism

China's Zhurong rover measured the magnetic environment on Mars, which is helping scientists narrow down when its global magnetic field…

8 months ago

Mars Doesn’t Have Much of a Magnetosphere, But Here’s a Map

Even though Earthling scientists are studying Mars intently, it's still a mysterious place. One of the striking things about Mars…

4 years ago

When Did Mars Lose its Global Magnetic Field?

New research using data from MAVEN shows that Mars had a magnetic field earlier and later in its history than…

4 years ago

Magnetic Fields Around Mars InSight are 10x Stronger than Scientists Expected

Data from the first year of the InSight mission has just been released, and its revealing some unexpected things about…

4 years ago

NASA’s MAVEN Orbiter Discovers Solar Wind Stripped Away Mars Atmosphere Causing Radical Transformation

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter mission has determined that ancient Mars suffered drastic climate change and lost…

8 years ago