Mars is dry and arid now, but it didn't used to be so. For billions of years, much longer than scientists realized, the surface of Mars used to feature raging rivers much bigger than Earth's.
Space March 28, 2019
A recent study had pinpointed what could have spawned the formation of the mysterious Medusae Fossae Formation. The insights from the new study could contribute answers to questions on whether life is possible in Mars.
Space June 19, 2018
A visual artist used data captured with a camera on Mars then turned it into a video. The video shows what it would be like to fly over the Martian surface.
Space June 18, 2018
Scientists confirmed that the mudcracks present in Mars’s surface could prove the existence of lakes that likely have dried up approximately 3.5 billion years ago. Images of the mudcracks were sent by the Curiosity rover in 2017.
Space April 23, 2018
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have created bricks using Mars-like soil. But will these be strong enough for human habitats on the red planet?
Space May 1, 2017
Scientists have found that boiling water on Mars may have caused the formation of Martian streaks called recurring slope lineae (RSL). The process is unlike anything seen on Earth.
Space May 3, 2016
Two astronomers from Arizona believe that our best bet to finding life on Mars is by investigating a mineral detected on the red planet eight years ago. NASA's Spirit rover found the mineral among cauliflower-like structures on Mars.
Space February 4, 2016
The Curiosity rover sends images of the latest drill site on Mars. The image reveals that even though the surface of Mars is red in color, underneath is blue or gray-colored soil.
Space February 28, 2015
Curiosity rover takes another selfie and beams it back to Earth. The rover landed on Mars in August 2012 and has been examining the Martian surface since then.
Space February 26, 2015
The Opportunity rover that is examining the surface of Mars since 2004 suffers from memory loss. NASA scientists are hoping to fix the issue in the next few weeks.
Space December 31, 2014
NASA announced the instruments to be carried aboard the Mars 2020 rover, designed to search for life on the Red Planet.
Space August 2, 2014
Evidence of ancient glaciers at Mount Sharp on Mars may reveal the red planet was once cold and wet, but what does that mean for the search for alien life?
Space June 29, 2014
Researchers in Spain have developed a martian simulator that even reproduces sand storms on the Red Planet.
Space March 27, 2014