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Rover Finds More Evidence That Mars May Have Been Habitable

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.09.2014 | Science

Ancient Mars may have been much wetter than scientists thought. New data from NASA's Curiosity rover indicate the red planet's Gale Crater once con...

New Map May Hold Clues To Red Planet's Watery Past

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science

An incredibly detailed new map of Mars' southern highlands shows how profoundly liquid water sculpted the region long ago, scientists say. "This map...

'Blueberries' On Red Planet Probably Not What We Thought

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 03.03.2014 | Science

If they're not real blueberries, then what are those blueberry-esque iron spheres on Mars? And could they help tell the story of the planet's ancient ...

NASA Reveals Amazing Discovery

www.weather.com | Posted 02.12.2014 | Weird News

Water may today exist on Mars, according to new clues revealed by spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet, what NASA describes as “dark, finger-like mark...

Tantalizing New Clues Emerge In Search For Martian Water

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 02.11.2014 | Science

New clues are emerging about the mysterious streaks that appear on Mars' surface during warm weather, though scientists still can't say for sure that ...

Ancient Mars May Have Hosted Microbial Life For HOW Long?

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Mars may have once been capable of supporting microbial life for hundreds of millions of years in the distant past, new findings from a long-lived Re...

Planet's Dark Streaks Suggest Active Water Cycle

Space.com | Denise Chow | Posted 12.11.2013 | Science

Dark seasonal streaks on slopes near the Martian equator may be a sign of flowing salt water on Mars, liquid runoff that melts and evaporates during ...

Rover's New Discovery Delivers A 'Wow Moment'

Space.com | 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...

Strong Evidence Seen For Ancient Ocean On Mars

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

It's a question that has sparked much controversy among scientists and astronomy buffs: Was there once an ocean on Mars? And now it seems we may n...

Aging Mars Rover Uncovers Planet's Watery Past

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 06.08.2013 | Science

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has made perhaps the biggest discovery of its nearly 10-year career, finding evidence that life may have been able to ge...

World's Oldest Water Discovered Deep Underground

Posted 05.16.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 05/15/2013 01:06 PM EDT on LiveScience A pocket of water some 2.6 billion years old ...

Mysterious Mars Mountain's Origin Gets New Explanation

Posted 05.07.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/07/2013 08:29 AM EDT on SPACE.com The mysterious Martian mountain that beckons NASA's Curiosity rover was likely built...

Radar-Packing Mars Probe Sees Evidence Of 'Megafloods'

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.07.2013 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- The face of Mars is dotted with a maze of channels, pointing to possible ancient megaflood episodes. Now scientists peering below the ...

What Strange Antarctic Pond Says About Mars

Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon Published: 02/10/2013 10:20 AM EST on LiveScience Antarctica's bizarre Don Juan Pond is the saltiest natural body of water on E...

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...

Dark Streaks On Mars Get Surprising Explanation

Posted 10.25.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/24/2012 12:16 PM EDT on SPACE.com The tantalizing seasonal flows observed on Mars last year may indeed be caus...

The Search for Martians Finds Pluto... And a Lot More

Tom Jackson | Posted 12.23.2012 | Science
Tom Jackson

In 1877, Earth passed very close to Mars, affording the best view of the red planet for a generation. The repercussions from a mistranslated map of Mars made in that year still resonates today -- and it led to the discovery of many new members of the Solar System.

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...

BREAKING: Mars Rover Spots Ancient Stream

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

The Curiosity Rover has found evidence of an ancient stream that flowed "vigorously" on Mars where the Rover is now exploring, NASA said on Thursday. ...

Ancient Mars Was Covered In WHAT?

Posted 09.10.2012 | Science

By: Nola Taylor Redd Published: 09/10/2012 11:04 AM EDT on SPACE.com In the past decade, astronomers have observed clay materials on Mars that see...

Curiosity: The Mars Rover and the Promise of Space Exploration

Chris Carberry | Posted 10.05.2012 | Science
Chris Carberry

On the morning of August 6, Curiosity, the most ambitious and complex robotic rover in space history, will land on the Martian surface. If successful, it could help answer questions we have been asking for a century, most notably: Could Mars have ever have sustained life?

Odd Features On Mars Surface Stir Scientific Debate

Posted 04.02.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 04/02/2012 07:34 AM EDT on SPACE.com Flow-like features on Mars are a source of debate among scientists. While some...

Scientists Make HUGE Discovery On Mars

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.08.2011 | Technology

NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity has found what scientists believe is the most convincing evidence to date that water may have flowed on the Red Planet. ...

LOOK: Animation Of Possible Flowing Water On Mars

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

NASA reported on Thursday that new pictures revealing "dark, finger-like features" on Mars that change seasonally indicate the possibility of flowing ...

Mars Drops Hints Of An Active Past Involving Water

msn.com | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

By tasting a little bit of the rocks and air on Mars, NASA's robotic Phoenix lander discovered secrets about the history of water on the Red Planet ov...