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Martian Water

The Global Dust Storm that Ended Opportunity Helped Teach us how Mars Lost its Water

The enduring, and maybe endearing, mystery around Mars is what happened to its water? We can say with near-certainty now,…

2 months ago

Curiosity has Finally Sampled a Clay-Rich Region on Mars

It's hard to believe that MSL Curiosity has been on Mars for almost seven years. But it has, and during…

3 months ago

Signs that Ancient Rivers Flowed Across the Surface of Mars, Billions of Years Ago

Billions of years ago, Mars was likely a much warmer and wetter place than the cold, dry, barren world we…

5 months ago

There’s Evidence that Mars is Still Volcanically Active

A new study shows that Mars may very well be volcanically active. Nobody's seen direct evidence of volcanism; no eruptions…

5 months ago

Astronauts Could Use the ScanMars Device to Search for Water on Mars

There's solid evidence for the existence of water on Mars, at least in frozen form at the planet's poles. And…

10 months ago