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Message From Mars? Bizarre 'Morse Code' Pattern Found On Red Planet

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.11.2016 | Science

A newly released NASA image of Mars shows natural patterns on the Red Planet that look a lot like Morse code. “These dunes are influenced by local t...

Drone's Eye View of Mars

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.16.2016 | Science
Seth Shostak

Many people -- from scientists to sci-fi writers -- have ruminated on the possibility that Earth was long ago discovered by another society. After all, the planet's been sitting around for more than four billion years. If anyone has ever visited our world, it's possible they left a calling card.

The Internet Now Sees A 'Stars Wars' Ship On Mars

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.26.2015 | Weird News

An object that looks like a Star Destroyer from "Star Wars" wasn't found in a galaxy far far away. It was sighted on the planet next door. The Interne...

Here's The Truth About NASA's 'Woman On Mars'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.11.2015 | Science

It's a god-awful small affair, to the girl who's not even there. A photo from the Mars Curiosity rover posted to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory we...

LOOK: Rover Spots Super-Strange Veins On Mars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 04.03.2015 | Science

The discovery of strange, mineral veins on Mars has planetary scientists buzzing. And no wonder: the find may shed new light on the Red Planet's water...

Mysterious Mound On Mars Has Scientists Scrambling For Answers

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.05.2014 | Science

A weird circular landform recently spotted on the surface of Mars might look like a deformed waffle--or maybe the surface of a human brain. But as to ...

11 Mysterious Objects On Mars That Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.02.2014 | Science

Is there life on Mars? While recent evidence indicates ancient water may once have supported life on the red planet, our search for E.T. has come up d...

PHOTOS: Here's What Curiosity Looks Like After Two Brutal Years On Mars

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

Curiosity killed the cat? Maybe. But one thing's for sure--Mars is slowly killing Curiosity. That's Curiosity the Mars rover, which earlier this mo...

The Enchanting View From Mars and Beyond! (PHOTOS)

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.12.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

During the last 10 years, NASA has treated us to some of the most amazing imagery from the surface of Mars. Here are some of my favorites!

PHOTO: Rover Looks Up, Way Up, At Martian Mountain

Space.com | 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: Soar Over Mars In Spectacular 3D

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science

A new video lets viewers experience the sensation of flying over the Martian surface based on actual topographical data taken by a European satellite ...

These Stunning Photos Of Mars Look Like Works Of Art (NEW BOOK)

Posted 10.21.2013 | Books

The immediate success of Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" proves our ongoing captivation with the visualization of nearby worlds, and of our world from a di...

WOW: Orbiter Snaps Amazing Photo Of Rover On Planet's Surface

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

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

LOOK: Stunning Snapshot Shows Red Planet In 1.3 Billion Pixels

SPACE.com | Mike Wall | Posted 06.20.2013 | Science

A new 1.3-billion-pixel image from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity allows viewers to zoom in and investigate part of the Red Planet in incredible detail...

LOOK: Mars Like You've Never Seen Before

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2013 | Science

Astronomers often use "false-color" images to better understand deep space phenomena like supernova remnants or nebulae. But false color imagery is al...

WOW: Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Mars Images With Old Data

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.03.2013 | Science

No, these stunning images (below) aren't photos of Mars. They're renderings of the Red Planet created by Dutch artist Kees Veenenbos. They depict the ...

WOW: Huge Martian Mountain Spotlighted In New Rover Photos

Posted 03.18.2013 | Science

New photos taken by NASA's Curiosity rover give an awe-inspiring look at Aeolis Mons, a.k.a. Mount Sharp, which rises 18,000 feet up from the Red Plan...

PHOTOS: First Glimpse Of Mars After Dark

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.26.2013 | Science

The little rover that could has been working the graveyard shift. NASA's Curiosity rover has taken its first pics of Mars at night. The ultraviole...

Photos Of Ancient Stream On Mars Released

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 09.27.2012 | Science

NASA said on Thursday that it has found evidence of an ancient stream that once existed on Mars. Water was once flowing in the area the Mars Curios...

LOOK: New Mars Rover Images Released

Posted 09.11.2012 | Science

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity has beamed back another set of photos from the red planet, including several detailed self-portraits. The photos, whic...

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...

PHOTOS: Curiosity Roaming Red Planet

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.15.2012 | Science

NASA recently released color photos of the Mars rover Curiosity taken from orbit. An aerial view of the rover and its surroundings was taken by the Hi...

LOOK: Curiosity Captures Hi-Res Views Of Red Planet

Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 08/13/2012 03:25 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has beamed home high-resolution color photos of it...

LOOK: Mars-scapes

Posted 08.11.2012 | Science

On the Red Planet, the Mars rover Curiosity is facing brilliant hillsides, bold craters, and possibly sand dunes, not to mention the vast beds of Mart...

PHOTO: Bizarre Object On Mars Has Sci-Fi Fans Buzzing

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 04/11/2012 05:50 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Amateur stargazers have discovered an intriguing object jutti...