Thursday, July 7, 2022

Mars

Study deepens mystery behind Mars’ dry climate

On Earth, many forces have combined to keep the conditions remarkably stable for millions of years. But other planets may not be so lucky....

For the past 4 months, Perseverance has had an unexpected traveling companion

How do you choose a rock on Mars? Sometimes you don’t— it chooses you.

Don’t miss Mars-Jupiter Conjunction on May 29

Get outside before sunrise on May 29 and see them.

Solar heat is a likely cause of massive dust storms on Mars

There are seasonal energy imbalances in the amount of solar energy absorbed and released by Mars.

Study offered fresh evidence when the climate was far more erosive in Mars’ past

Before about 3.8 billion years ago, Mars may have had a denser atmosphere and higher surface temperatures. But today, the current Martian atmosphere is...

The biggest ever quake detected on Mars

This adds to the catalog of more than 1,313 quakes InSight has detected.

Solar power is better than Nuclear power for Martian settlements

A new perspective on Mars colonization

Scientists modeled the Martian radiation environment

Scientists evaluated the Mars radiation levels at varying heights above and below the Martian surface.

NASA’s InSight lander recorded the two Largest far side marsquakes to date

Five times stronger than the previous largest event recorded.

Sustainable space bricks to construct building-like structures on Mars

Feasible, economic, and practicable bricks

Study of Microbial Survival to show how life might have existed on Mars

Past acid-sulfate hydrothermal systems on Mars have promise in their ability to have hosted life for billions of years. One method for analyzing these...

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