Noachian period

Mars Might Have Been Covered in Lakes in the Ancient Past

New research by an international team of scientists indicates that Mars may have had far more ancient lakes on its…

1 week ago

Mars Could Have Been wet for Much Longer Than Previously Believed

According to new NASA-sponsored research, Mars may have had an ocean as recent as 3 billion years ago (500 million…

8 months ago

A Lake in a Martian Crater was Once Filled by Glacial Runoff

Using images obtained by the MRO, a team of researchers has found features on Mars that were formed billions of…

1 year ago

You Can See the Spot Where Lava Broke Through the Wall of a Martian Crater and Began Filling it Up

At a fundamental level, Mars is a volcanic planet. Its surface is home to the Solar System's largest extinct volcano,…

2 years ago

You’re Going to Need a Bigger Drill. The Best Place for Life on Mars is Deep, Deep Underground

New research has indicated that subterranean lakes could exist on Mars thanks to geothermal heating, which is where any life…

2 years ago

Metal-Eating Bacteria Could Have Left their “Fingerprints” on Mars, Proving it Once Hosted Life

A new study by a team of European scientists has shown how metal-eating bacteria could have left their mark on…

5 years ago