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Is This Marshenge? Stonehenge-Like Formation Seen On Mars

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.25.2015 | Science

Seems like just about anything you can think of has been spotted on Mars: pyramids, floating spoons, lizards, crab monsters, even "a wo...

Is This A Dragon Skull On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weird News

No. No, this is probably not a dragon skull on Mars, and we're not going to pretend to give it consideration as such. But we can add it to the ever...

'Human Shadow' Visible In Mars Rover Photo

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.27.2015 | Science

From rats to skulls to a disappearing doughnut, so-called "ufologists" claim to have seen all sorts of strange things in photos taken by NASA's Curios...

'Traffic Light' Spotted On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.25.2014 | Science

Conspiracy theorists have gotten the green light to chatter about another strange object on the Red Planet. This time it's not a Mars rat or a jelly d...

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...

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 Cu...

Rover Takes First 'Bite' Of Mars

AP | Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Mars rover Curiosity has successfully transferred a pinch of rock dust to its onboard laboratories for inspection, two weeks a...

Mars Rover Readied For First Drilling Effort

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Scientists have zeroed in on a Martian target for the Curiosity rover to drill into: A rock outcrop as flat as a pool table that's expe...

Mars Rover Tries Out New Tool

Posted 01.08.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 01/08/2013 12:53 AM EST on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has pulled out another item from its toolkit for t...

PHOTOS: Rover Spies Strange 'Flower' On Planet's Surface

Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 01/05/2013 11:30 AM EST on New photos of Mars from NASA's Curiosity rover have sparked a buzz of discussion...

Curiosity Rover Digs Up Shiny Particles on Mars

Posted 10.22.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 10/18/2012 10:14 AM EDT on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found some more bright stuff on the Red Planet...

The Story of Jake and a Rock on Mars

William J. Clancey | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science
William J. Clancey

Jake Matijevic, a mathematician-turned-rover-engineer who played an important role in the design of the Mars Science Laboratory, now appears in Wikipedia as "Jake Matijevic (rock). Who was Jake and what's so important about this rock that he would be honored in this way?

Life Could Lurk Beneath Planet's Rugged Rocks, Scientists Say

Posted 05.04.2012 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 05/03/2012 02:06 PM EDT on Beneath their rugged exterior, some Martian rocks could be hiding life, sci...

Want To Find A Meteorite? Try These Five Simple Steps

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 05/01/2012 04:39 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Earth is under constant bombardment by space rocks. When they...