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Mars Curiosity Rover

New Clue Found In Search For Life On Mars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.17.2014 | Science

NASA's Curiosity rover has detected a strange burst of methane gas in the atmosphere on Mars, along with other organic chemicals in rocks on the plane...

WATCH: Sparks Fly On Red Planet | Mike Wall | Posted 07.19.2014 | Science

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser. On Saturday (July 12),...

Show Me the Martians!

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

Even the tiniest visual anomaly on Mars sends Earthlings reeling in imaginative speculation. In the past few years, cameras we've sent to Mars have turned up "Martians" of every variety: iguanas, rats, turtles, squirrels, Yetis, humanoid faces, and an entire alien base camp and mothership.

PHOTO: Rover Looks Up, Way Up, At Martian Mountain | Mike Wall | Posted 03.02.2014 | Science

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken some dazzling new photos of the Red Planet landscape, showing in sharp detail where it's been and the long road ...

WATCH: Rover Snaps Its First-Ever Photo Of Home Planet | Tariq Malik | Posted 02.11.2014 | Science

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home planet...

Rover's New Discovery Delivers A 'Wow Moment' | Mike Wall | Posted 09.26.2013 | Science

Future Mars explorers may be able to get all the water they need out of the red dirt beneath their boots, a new study suggests. NASA's Mars rover Cur...

WOW: Orbiter Snaps Amazing Photo Of Rover On Planet's Surface | Mike Wall | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 07/24/2013 03:03 PM EDT on A new photo by a sharp-eyed NASA Mars orbiter shows the agency's Curiosity rover w...


| Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

By Alex Wild Stop whatever you are doing now and click on thisMars Gigapixel Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian solar days 136-149 in The World It...

Dude, Where's My Mars Rover? (INTERACTIVE)

Josh Kalven | Posted 04.06.2013 | Science
Josh Kalven

Still wondering how we blasted an SUV-sized robot to Mars last year? Curious what the Curiosity rover is doing up there right now?

PHOTO: Rover's Tracks Visible On Planet's Surface

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 01/18/2013 05:41 AM EST on The Red Planet ramblings of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity are clearly visible in a n...

WOW: What Mars Might Look Like With Water

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.05.2013 | Science

The Red Planet re-imagined as the Blue Planet? A New Hampshire software engineer endeavored to do just that by creating a series of stunning rende...

Mars Curiosity Rover Trashed The Red Planet

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 12.10.2012 | Science

It seems pollution is not just a problem on planet Earth. During its most recent exploration of the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity rover left behind deb...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Things Curiosity May Have Found on Mars

Doug Molitor | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

News item: NASA scientists monitoring the Mars rover Curiosity hint at big news. Oh, great. But they can't tell us what it is?

How Much Do Your Kids Know About The Mars Rover?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: America lost a legend last week. On August 25th, Neil Armstrong, th...

PHOTOS: New High-Def Images Beamed Back From Mars

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.29.2012 | Science

NASA has released a series of new high-definition photos from Mars. The images from the Martian surface were taken by different cameras on NASA's C... Heads To Mars

Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment

From the files of what will they think of next, singer-songwriter-producer will debut his next song on Mars. NASA announced the news itself ...

WATCH: New Hi-Def Video Shows Mars Rover's Dizzying Descent

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Science

By Caleb Scharf Ok, so every so often something comes along that just blows away everything you’ve seen before. This is one of those things. Soon...

LOL: Funniest Mars Photoshops On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 08.27.2012 | Science

If something makes big enough news in pop-culture, you can trust the Internet will make a meme out of it. So when NASA successfully landed Mars Ro...

Britney Spears And Mars Curiosity Chat On Twitter

Posted 08.16.2012 | Celebrity

We don't necessarily expect our pop stars to be in the loop with current events, so we were pleasantly surprised to see Britney Spears tweeting at the...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 10.13.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The engineering hurdles it cleared to land put Curiosity light years ahead of past rovers. But with a budget on the chopping block, NASA needed to be creative to get people excited about space again. And it looks like it's doing just that.

LOOK: First High-Resolution Image From Curiosity Rover

Posted 08.08.2012 | Science

The first high-resolution photo of the Martian surface has been released by NASA. The image was taken with the Mars Descent Imager, or MARDI, as the C...

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Landing Wows Onlookers In Times Square | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

TIMES SQUARE — New Yorkers got to gaze at the surface of Mars from the Crossroads of the World early Monday, as NASA’s rover Curiosity successfull...

Mars Rover Failure Might Have Surprising Impact On Space Agency

Posted 08.05.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 08/04/2012 09:18 AM EDT on If NASA's newest Mars rover doesn't touch down safely Sunday night (Aug. 5), the f...

Why You Should Be More Interested in Mars Than the Olympics

Andrew Kessler | Posted 09.26.2012 | Science
Andrew Kessler

The Mars race is about human survival and understanding our place in a vast and terrifyingly beautiful universe. And the stories of its athletes (mathletes?) should be world-class, because they accomplish near-impossible tasks on a cosmic scale -- the hardest sport you could ever compete in.

NASA Rover To Explore Strange Martian Mountain

Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 07/24/2012 04:38 PM EDT on The towering mountain that NASA's next Mars rover will explore after landing on the ...