Martian sand dunes

Interpreting Dune Patterns: Insights from Earth and Mars

A recent study published in the journal Geology attempts to interpret the patterns of dunes, which are sand mounds frequently…

7 months ago

Frosty Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes on Mars are fascinating. They shift and move in different ways than they do on Earth, and they…

3 years ago

Dust Devils Have Left Dark Streaks All Over This Martian Crater

There may be no life on Mars, but there's still a lot going on there. The Martian surface is home…

4 years ago

Nothing Says Springtime on Mars Like Explosions of Sand

Springtime on Earth can be a riotous affair, as plants come back to life and creatures large and small get…

4 years ago

Different Conditions From Earth Drive the Movement of Sand Dunes on Mars

Mars is a sandy planet and the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has given us tons of…

5 years ago

Curiosity Watches a Dust Devil Go Past

Tis a season of incredible wind driven activity on Mars like few before witnessed by our human emissaries ! Its…

7 years ago

Wow, Mars Sure Can Be Pretty

The HiRise camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter continues to supply stunning images of the Martian surface.

7 years ago

Curiosity Celebrates Christmas at Red Planet Paradise at Namib Dune with 1st Mastcam Self-portrait

Just in time for the holidays, NASA’s Curiosity rover is celebrating Christmas 2015 at a Red Planet Paradise - spectacular…

8 years ago

Curiosity Reaches Massive Field of Spectacularly Rippled Active Martian Sand Dunes

After many months of painstaking driving, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has reached the edge of a massive field of spectacular…

8 years ago