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MARS Is Retrograde: Be Careful of Your Actions: 5 Dos and 5 Don'ts

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

You may be familiar with the frustration of Mercury retrograde, when the world seems to go haywire, because of miscommunications and breakdowns. Now it's time to pay attention to your "actions" because Mars will be retrograde on March 1st.

Ragged Rover Marks Big Milestone On Red Planet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.24.2014 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along. Sure, it has some wear and tear. One of its six w...

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...

Mars Rover Puts Key Device To The Test

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

PASADENA, Calif. -- The Curiosity rover has drilled a test hole in a Martian rock in preparation for the real thing. Images released Thursday by NASA...

Old Meteorite Reveals Clues In Red Planet Mystery

Posted 05.31.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 05/30/2012 01:17 PM EDT on SPACE.com A meteorite that fell to Earth more than 40 years ago is helping scientists un...

LOOK: Odd, Giant Lava Spirals Found On Red Planet

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.27.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- A researcher has spotted lava flows shaped like coils of rope near the equator of Mars, the first time such geologic features have been...