Mars

It is possible to grow crops on Mars and Moon: Study

It would not only be possible to grow food on Mars and the Moon to feed future settlers, but also to obtain viable seed from crops grown there.

NASA’s Curiosity rover discovers ancient oasis on Mars

Mars could have sustained microbial life in the past.

Listen to the peculiar sounds on Mars

Put on headphones to listen to two of the more representative quakes SEIS has detected.

Understanding Mars solar conjunction

What's Mars solar conjunction, and why does it matter?

Salt deposits on Mars hold clues to sources of ancient water

The study offers way to test whether water flowed deep underground on Red Planet.

Lomonosov crater could be more evidence of mega-tsunami on Mars

The arguments for a tsunami and now a possible source provide new evidence for a longer-lasting ocean on Mars—a topic that is still very much under debate by Mars scientists.

New finds for Mars rover, seven years after landing

The Mars rover is now halfway through a region scientists call the "clay-bearing unit" on the side of Mount Sharp, inside of Gale Crater

Red wine’s resveratrol could help Mars explorers stay strong

Red wine's resveratrol substantially preserves muscle mass and strength in rats exposed to the wasting effects of simulated Mars gravity.

Meteors help Martian clouds form

Enormous cloud-like plumes reaching 260km above the surface of Mars have left scientists baffled. This is way beyond Mars’s typical weather, entering into the...

NASA’s Mars helicopter is getting close to final approval for launch

Science fiction is getting closer to reality folks! NASA is planning to send its Mars Helicopter, a part of Mars 2020 mission, to the...