Mars Polar Caps

How Much Carbon Dioxide Snow Falls Every Winter on Mars?

New research hows how changes in the size of the Martian polar ice caps are associated with annual changes in…

4 months ago

Clear Signs of Recent Erosion on Mars

Erosion can take many forms.  Most commonly known is water wearing away the sides of creeks or lakes.  But wind…

10 months ago

Beautiful Image of Ice at Mars’ Northern Polar Cap

A new image from the ESA's Mars Express spacecraft shows how beautiful, and desolate, Mars can appear. It also highlights…

2 years ago

Mars ‘Hide and Seek’ Ice Cap Affected by Winds and Water

[/caption] Mars has permanent ice caps at both poles composed mostly of solid carbon dioxide, and mysteriously, a large portion…

11 years ago