Martian seasons

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

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…

2 years ago

Earth has a Water Cycle. Mars has a Dust Cycle

To say there are some myths circulating about Martian dust storms would be an understatement. Mars is known for its…

3 years ago

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Withstands Another Harsh Winter on Mars

Having survived its eight winter in a row, the Opportunity rover continues to operate long past its original, anticipated lifespan.

4 years ago

The Orbit of Mars. How Long is a Year on Mars?

Mars and Earth have many similarities, but the length of a year is not one of them! Compared to Earth,…

6 years ago