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Water on Mars

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 ...

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 ...

Shyboy's Water on Mars Is the Debut Pop Album of 2013

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If Nick Drake, Alan Parsons Project and M83 spawned a child raised on a healthy diet of Prince, Alfred Hitchcock, and classic science fiction films, it would be something resembling Shyboy.

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...

One Ocean World Among Many

Jim Bell | Posted 08.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Jim Bell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhile I'm astonished by the diversity of Earth's oceans, I'm absolutely floored when I stop to think that our beautiful blue ocean is only one of perhaps a half dozen or more oceans on other worlds in our solar system.

Pebbles Offer Tantalizing Clues To Planet's Past

Posted 06.01.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 05/30/2013 02:06 PM EDT on SPACE.com Smooth, round pebbles found by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity provide more evidence t...

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...

World's Oldest Fossils Discovered In Region Known For Ancient Rocks

Posted 01.04.2013 | Science

Three-and-a-half billion years is a long time — after all, humans have only been around for about 2.3 million years. But scientists working in Weste...

Glitch May Threaten Rover's Mars Mission

Posted 12.11.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 12/10/2012 02:53 PM EST on SPACE.com As NASA's Mars rover Curiosity prepares to use its rock-boring drill for the f...

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...

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. ...

Mars Meteorites Yield Big Surprise About Planet's Interior

Posted 06.24.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/23/2012 06:42 AM EDT on SPACE.com The interior of Mars holds vast reservoirs of water, with some spots apparentl...

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 SPACE.com Beneath their rugged exterior, some Martian rocks could be hiding life, sci...

Weird Dark Spots On Mars Get Surprising Explanation

Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

Scientists puzzling over some odd dark spots on Mars may finally have shone a light on the mystery. In a new paper, published March 26 in the acade...

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...

New Findings From Mars' Ancient Ocean

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 02/07/2012 09:21 AM EST on SPACE.com A European spacecraft orbiting Mars has found more revealing evidence that a...

Aging Mars Rover Still Spry, But For How Long?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Science

The NASA Mars rover Opportunity is ailing but still functional after eight years on the red planet's surface. That's a very long time in rover years. ...

Lee Speigel

We Could All Be Martians...

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.14.2011 | Weird News

FOR RENT OR SALE: Large property, offering huge panoramic vistas, idyllic average temperature of 81 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. Habitable and avail...

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. ...