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Mars Express Captures Mars’ Moving Bow Shock

A team of European scientists analyzed five years worth of Mars Express data, which revealed interesting things about how its…

3 years ago

Asteroid Strikes on Mars Spun Out Supersonic Tornadoes that Scoured the Surface

According to a new study from Brown University, impacts on Mars could have triggered supersonic storms that scoured the surface

3 years ago

What is the Weather like on Mars?

Martian weather is both fascinating and extreme, involving such things as dry ice snows, planet-wide dust storms, and aurorae.

3 years ago

Winged Telescope Detects Martian Atomic Oxygen

The airborne observatory SOFIA has detected atomic oxygen in Mars' upper atmosphere. It's been 40 years since oxygen has been…

4 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 6, 2015: Astronaut Mike Massimino

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Mike Massimino, Former Astronaut; Senior Advisor for Space Programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air…

5 years ago

How Can Mars Sometimes Be Warmer Than Earth?

Remember a few weeks ago when the weather on Mars was making the news? At the time, parts of the…

5 years ago