terraforming Mars

A Comprehensive Blueprint for the Settlement of Mars

A new study considers all the challenges, benefits, and necessary steps for settling Mars.

8 months ago

An Absolutely Bonkers Plan to Give Mars an Artificial Magnetosphere

To terraform Mars, we will need to give it a protective magnetic field. Here's how we might do it.

3 years ago

Uh oh, Mars Doesn’t Have Enough Carbon Dioxide to be Terraformed

According to a new NASA-supported study, Mars does not have enough carbon dioxide to undergo the terraforming process

6 years ago

The Future of Space Colonization – Terraforming or Space Habitats?

At NASA's Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, which took place last week, some interesting concepts for terraforming Mars and space…

7 years ago

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Due to the lack of a magnetosphere and its very thin atmosphere, the surface of Mars is exposed to a…

8 years ago

How Do We Terraform Jupiter’s Moons?

Jupiter's four largest moons - the Galileans - have long been considered as possible sites for human habitation, and even…

8 years ago

How Do We Settle on Mars?

The idea of colonizing Mars has been explored at length, in fiction and as a real possibility. But what are…

9 years ago

Student Team Wants to Terraform Mars Using Cyanobacteria

While scientists believe that at one time, billions of years ago, Mars had an atmosphere similar to Earth's and was…

9 years ago

New Images Show a “Living” Mars

A conception of an ancient and/or future Mars, flush with oceans, clouds and life. Credit: Kevin Gill Over the years,…

11 years ago