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Photos show evidence of life on Mars, Ohio entomologist claims  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, Ohio University Professor Emeritus William Romoser's research shows that we already have the evidence, courtesy of photographs... more
Mars scientists investigate ancient life in Australia  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
As any geologist worth his or her salt will tell you, there are rocks, and then there are rocks. Next July, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are launching rovers to Mars that... more
With Mars Methane Mystery Unsolved, Curiosity Serves Scientists a New One: Oxygen  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly... more
NASA's Mars 2020 will hunt for microscopic fossils  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists with NASA's Mars 2020 rover have discovered what may be one of the best places to look for signs of ancient life in Jezero Crater, where the rover will land on... more
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Finds Hydrated Silica in Jezero Crater  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Using data from the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance... more
China completes crucial landing test for first Mars mission in 2020  REUTERS · 6 days
China on Thursday successfully completed a crucial landing test in northern Hebei province ahead... more
China tests Mars lander in international cooperation push  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects. more
China completes lander test for first Mars mission in 2020  REUTERS · 6 days
China on Thursday successfully completed a lander test in northern Hebei province ahead of an unmanned... more
ESA's Mars orbiters did not see latest Curiosity methane burst  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In June, NASA's Curiosity rover reported the highest burst of methane recorded yet, but neither ESA's Mars Express nor the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter recorded any signs of... more
NASA's Mars 2020 will hunt for microscopic fossils  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Scientists with NASA's Mars 2020 rover have discovered what may be one of the best places to look for signs of ancient life in Jezero Crater, where the rover will land on... more
Key methane measurements at Mars  ESA · 7 days
Image: This graphic summarises significant measurement attempts of methane at Mars. Reports of methane have been made by Earth-based telescopes, ESA’s Mars Express from orbit around... more
Astronauts to test drive a lunar robot from the space station  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Astronauts could one day remotely control Moon and Mars rovers from orbit. An upcoming test aboard the International Space Station could help make this a possibility.... more
New Martian Mystery: Oxygen  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument onboard NASA’s Curiosity rover has measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly above the surface of... more
With Mars methane mystery unsolved, Curiosity serves scientists a new one: Oxygen  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly... more
With Mars methane mystery unsolved, Curiosity serves scientists a new one: Oxygen  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
For the first time in the history of space exploration, scientists have measured the seasonal changes in the gases that fill the air directly... more
NASA's Mars 2020 heads into the test chamber  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In this time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 9, 2019, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, bunny-suited engineers move the Mars 2020 rover from a high bay in the Spacecraft Simulator... more
Researcher makes the heart of Mars speak  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For 20 years, Véronique Dehant, a space scientist at University of Louvain (UCLouvain) and the Royal Observatory of Belgium, has been working on understanding the Earth's core. In a few months, she will be... more
132 grams to communicate with Mars  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Dust storms, ionising cosmic radiation, extreme cold at night ... Mars is not very hospitable! It's for these extreme conditions that the research team of Christophe Craeye, a professor at the UCLouvain Louvain School of Engineering,... more
Climate explained: why Mars is cold despite an atmosphere of mostly carbon dioxide  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If tiny concentrations of carbon dioxide can hold enough heat to create a global warming impact on Earth, why is Mars cold?... more
The Curiosity Rover Just Took a Very Emo Photo of Its Rocky Martian Prison  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Curiosity is the last functioning rover on Mars, and its lonely mission has taken the robot to a steep mountain... more
Nuclear—Out of this world  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If humankind reaches Mars this century, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory-developed experiment testing advanced materials for spacecraft may play a key role. more
An astronaut smart glove to explore the moon, Mars and beyond  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) and collaborating organizations SETI Institute, Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, Collins Aerospace, and Ntention are announcing the successful field test... more
Czech lab grows mustard plants for Mars  REUTERS · 3 weeks
Czech scientists have opened a lab to experiment growing food for environments with extreme conditions and lack of water, such as Mars. more
Here's How NASA Might Bring Home Pieces of Mars (In a Darth Vader Helmet)  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Scientists studying Mars have wanted pieces of the Red Planet here on Earth for decades, and they are finally getting... more
InSight heat flow probe suffers setback  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
A heat flow instrument on NASA’s InSight Mars lander suffered a setback Oct. 26 in its efforts to penetrate into the Martian surface. SpaceNews.com more
Martian Landslides Not Conclusive Evidence of Ice  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Detailed three-dimensional images of an extensive landslide on Mars, which spans an area more than 55 kilometers wide, have been analyzed to... more
Planetary Researchers Analyze Structure of Giant Martian Landslide  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Unusually large and long ridges documented in massive landslides across our Solar System are commonly associated with the presence of... more
Mars Once Had Salt Lakes Similar To Earth  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Mars once had salt lakes that are similar to those on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods,... more
Curiosity Rover Snaps New Selfie on Mars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity snapped a view of itself and its surroundings on October 11, 2019 (the 2,553rd Martian day, or Sol,... more
Video: Mars 2020 stands on its own six wheels  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
This time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 8, 2019, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, captures the first time NASA's Mars 2020 rover has carried its full weight on... more
New selfie shows Curiosity, the Mars chemist  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new selfie taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is breathtaking, but it's especially meaningful for the mission's team: Stitched together from 57 individual images taken by a camera on the end of Curiosity's... more
Martian landslides not conclusive evidence of ice  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Giant ridges on the surface of landslides on Mars could have formed without ice, challenging their use by some as unequivocal evidence of past ice on the red planet, finds a new study using... more
Martian landslides not conclusive evidence of ice  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Detailed three-dimensional images of an extensive landslide on Mars, which spans an area more than 55 kilometres wide, have been analysed to understand how the unusually large and long ridges and furrows formed about... more
The 1st Human on Mars May Be a Woman, NASA Chief Says  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
It won't be long before we see the first woman on Mars, and she just might beat the first man there, NASA Administrator Jim... more
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