Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Spectacular Color Photos of a Martian Sunset

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity caught a Martian sunset in progress.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 1:22PM

Watch Live: NASA, MIT, SpaceX and More at the Humans to Mars Conference

The Humans to Mars conference kicked off yesterday, but you can still watch the live stream for two more days.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 10:01AM

Author of The Martian Predicts Humans Will Get to Mars Two Decades Later than NASA

At the Humans to Mars conference, The Martian author Andy Weir claims humans will get to Mars in 2050, just hours after NASA claimed...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 4:55PM

Mars Astronauts May Suffer Brain Damage from Cosmic Ray Exposure

Mice exposed to similar levels of radiation as an astronaut on a two to three-year round trip to Mars experienced brain damage and...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 May 2015 - 5:01PM

Curiosity Finds First Evidence that There Is Currently Liquid Water on Mars

Scientists just found the first evidence that liquid water can be found on Mars during the spring and winter months.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 1:08PM

X-Files 'Cyborg' Nanobots Could Help Find Water on Mars

Half-organic nanobots, similar to those featured on an episode of The X-Files, could help us find water in space.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 09 April 2015 - 10:40AM

Mars Has Huge Belts of Frozen Water Glaciers

Scientists discover that, in addition to Mars's polar ice caps, the Red Planet also has glaciers of frozen water at its central...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 11:00AM

Bill Nye and Planetary Society Claim that NASA Could Send Manned Mission to Mars by the 2030's

A new report from the Planetary Society states that NASA could achieve a manned mission to Mars within the next two decades, with some...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 03 April 2015 - 2:25PM

Watch: Did Jared Leto Try Out His Joker Voice on His 30 Seconds to Mars Tour?

Jared Leto appears to be trying out his Joker voice on the audience at his 30 Seconds to Mars tour.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 3:13PM

NASA's Curiosity Finds a Key Element for Life on Mars

Scientists find fixed nitrogen in Martian sediments, which means that nitrogen may be biochemically accessible.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 4:21PM

NASA's Opportunity Becomes the First Mars Rover to Run a Marathon

In the last eleven years, NASA's Opportunity has traveled over 26 miles, making it the first rover to complete a marathon on Mars.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 10:24AM

Curiosity Rover May Have Just Found Fatty Acids on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover may have just found fatty acids on Mars, although they can't be sure that it has a biological origin yet.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 12:52PM

Andy Weir Posts First Set Photo From Ridley Scott's Adaptation of The Martian

Matt Damon and a Mars Rover star in one of the first images from Ridley Scott's adaptation of The Martian

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 9:42AM

NASA's MAVEN Captures a 'Christmas Lights Aurora' on Mars

NASA's Mars orbiter MAVEN has captured data indicating the presence of an aurora on Mars, similar to Earth's "Northern Lights," but...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 4:10PM

Mars One Finalist Speaks Out Against Unrealistic, Money-Grubbing Mission

Mars One finalist claims that the organization is naive in its ambitions and is ripping off its applicants.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 2:20PM

Kim Stanley Robinson: Terraforming Mars Would Take a Lot Longer than in the Mars Trilogy

Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy was often called "the ultimate in future history" when it was published in the 1990's, as a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 5:27PM

NASA Test Fires SLS - The Biggest Rocket in the World

NASA just test fired the largest rocket in history for the first time this morning, in a significant step on the road to Mars.  ...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 1:48PM

Amazing Images of What Mars Would Have Looked Like Covered in Water

With the recent discovery that Mars was likely covered by a gigantic ocean four billion years ago, ESO has released beautiful and...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 March 2015 - 5:28PM

NASA Scientists Claim They've Confirmed that Early Mars Had an Ocean

Astrobiologists have long been convinced that Mars was once host to water, and the theory that the northern part of the Red Planet was...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 3:34PM

Giant Asteroid Impact May Have Melted Half of Mars's Surface

Mars's dichotomy, or its "two faces," has long been a subject of curiosity for astronomers. Now, scientists from the Swiss Federal...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 3:24PM