Our research on a Martian meteorite provides new clues about early surface conditions on the red planet.
In the Western world, there's a constant pressure to be happy. Paradoxically, this makes people more prone to anxiety and depression.
A new study of Martian dust gives insights into the ancient Martian climate. The findings hint at a wetter world.
Researchers have discovered 830-million-year-old microbes living inside a salt rock on Earth. Could the same occur on Mars?
Research from NASA reveals Mars’ spectacular volcanic past.
The results could help NASA's Perseverance rover find evidence of ancient life on Mars.
A new study analyzed Martian glaciers to discover that the planet had numerous ice ages.
The space agency describes the process of landing rovers on Mars as "seven minutes of terror."
Sound waves behave quite differently on Mars than on Earth.
The findings include signs of flash flooding that carried huge boulders downstream into the lakebed.
There's a whole lotta shakin' goin' on beneath the single plate of Mars.
Researchers detect a large lake and several ponds deep under the ice of the Martian South Pole.
Theoretically, we know what happened on the red planet. Here’s how we’ll find out whether we’re right. When it comes to the worlds beyond Earth in our Solar System, it’s only […]
Data from the Zhurong rover suggests the Red Planet was wet more recently than we thought.
Our views from the red planet’s surface are more spectacular than ever. Ever since the earliest spaceflight, humanity has reached for Mars. This photo composite shows Meande Ring, a river on […]
The universe's largest seismometer reveals clues about the Gas Giant's interior.
Zircons in a Martian meteorite widens the possible timeframe for life on Mars.
And could Earth-based life provide the seeds for biology elsewhere? Today, on Earth, there’s an enormous variety and diversity of life on our planet. Every single surviving lifeform appears, in […]
We give it the flight plan, and it takes care of the rest. It has to. Here’s why. No matter how advanced our technology becomes, there are certain limits that can […]
The first world that humans should inhabit beyond the Earth is the Moon, not Mars. Here's why terraforming our lunar neighbor is so appealing.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
From the right place at the right time, it’s a sight unlike any you’ll find on Earth. In our Solar System, any planet with moons has a chance for a solar […]
The Earth Return Orbiter is part of a long-term mission to search for ancient alien life on Mars.