marsquakes

Mars InSight Doesn’t Find any Water ice Within 300 Meters Under its Feet

Space science doesn't always go as planned. Sometimes when scientists think they've made a remarkable discovery that will make human…

1 month ago

Despite its draining power, NASA’s InSight Mars lander is determined to squeeze as much science as it can until the very last moment

Its solar panels are caked with dust and the batteries are running out of juice, but NASA’s InSight Mars lander…

3 months ago

Marsquakes are Caused by Shifting Magma

Before the InSight Lander arrived on Mars, scientists could only estimate what the planet's internal structure might be. Its size,…

6 months ago

NASA’s InSight Experiences its Most Powerful Marsquake so far: Magnitude 4.2, Lasting 90 Minutes

NASA’s InSight lander has detected one of the most powerful and longest-lasting quakes on the Red Planet since the start…

1 year ago

InSight has Mapped out the Interior of Mars, Revealing the Sizes of its Crust, Mantle, and Core

In a series of newly-published papers, NASA scientists have shown how InSight's seismic data allowed them to measure the structure…

1 year ago

Volcanoes on Mars Might Still be Active

Back in March, NASA's InSight lander detected two large quakes from a geologically active region of Mars called the Cerberus…

1 year ago

One Full Year of Seismic Data Collected by Mars Insight Includes 500 Quakes

The English vocabulary has some words that only make sense from an Earth-bound perspective.  Earthquake is one of those.  Even…

1 year ago

InSight Detects Two Significant Quakes from the Cerberus Fossae Region on Mars

NASA's InSight lander felt the distant rumble of two major 'marsquakes' in March, originating from a region near the Martian…

1 year 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…

3 years ago

After a Challenging First Year on Mars, InSight Shows Us that Mars is Seismically Active

The NASA and DLR InSight lander has been on Mars for over a year now. The mission has faced significant…

3 years ago