Around the same time that the dinosaurs became extinct on Earth, a volcano on Mars went dormant, NASA researchers have learned.
Dust to dust. The mysterious dark flows on Mars may not be water after all. Instead, they could be rivulets of sand, set in motion by sunlight on the Martian surface. The dark streaks form on Mars’s slopes during warm seasons, and are known as recurring slope lineae. While there is no direct evidence of
It’s possible that Mars had rings at one point and may have them again someday.
With a budget $19.508 billion, will NASA be able to get people onto the red neighboring planet?
NASA Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, says launching a magnetic shield could help warm Mars and possibly allow it to become habitable.
A 2008 image showing a portion of the North Polar layered deposits with lines of very small pits on the surface of Mars.
Curiosity rover findings add to a puzzle about ancient Mars because the same rocks that indicate a lake was present also indicate there was very little carbon dioxide in the air to help keep a lake unfrozen.
A cluster of recent meteorite impacts on Mars have been found, highlighting a deadly hazard for future Mars colonists.