Mars

Did We Bring Life to Mars? Bacterial Organisms Found on Curiosity Rover

Researchers have long been trying to find life on Mars, but we may have cheated in that quest by unnaturally spreading life to Mars...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 May 2014 - 10:58AM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Takes The Selfie Craze To Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover may have been preparing for its third drilling on the surface of Mars this week, but that didn't stop it from...

Kieran Dickson
Saturday, 03 May 2014 - 2:40PM

Curiosity Rover Snaps Epic Photo Of Mars' Moon Phobos

This is becoming something of a habit for NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover, but it has just gone and blown our minds once again. Following...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 02 May 2014 - 4:44PM

NASA Unveils Their Human Path To Mars Today

NASA scientists will discuss their 'Human Path to Mars' in a public Exploration Forum today, and you can watch the whole thing live,...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 11:13AM

NASA's Mars Orbiter Snaps A Shot Of Curiosity On The Red Planet's Surface

Every now and then, there are moments in science that just kind of blow you away. This photo of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, taken by...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 5:10PM

NASA Unveils LDSD, A Flying Saucer Destined For Mars

NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) looks like a flying saucer from the sci-fi movies of the 1950's, but it could soon be...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 - 4:09PM

Strange Light Snapped By Curiosity On Mars Is More Likely A Dust Devil Than Alien Life

Conspiracy forums are currently alight with talk of a strange light captured by NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars.The image, taken by one...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 - 10:50AM

Mars Opposition - Where To Look And When

Tomorrow night, the Opposition of Mars will grace our skies, an event that will see the Red Planet appear at its most vivid for more...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 07 April 2014 - 10:49AM

NASA Orbiter Snaps Beautiful Martian Dunes

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been capturing awe-inspiring images of the red planet for almost 8 years now, but this...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 - 12:43PM

NASA Solves The Mystery Of The Jelly Doughnut Rock On Mars

It was the jelly dougnut that officially baffled some of America's brightest minds, but NASA experts now think they have solved the...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 14 February 2014 - 5:55PM

Have NASA Discovered Flowing Water On Mars?

NASA have received the strongest sign yet that the surface of Mars might still play host to flowing liquid water. The evidence comes...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 - 10:16AM

Curiosity Rover Set To Embark On Daring Maneuver

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover is preparing to embark on its most dangerous maneuver since landing on the planet's surface. Currently,...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 - 12:01PM

Mars One Infographic - 1,058 People On Shortlist To Die On Mars

  Click Here For Full Size Infographic   When the Mars One project launched last year, many people doubted if anyone in their...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 23 January 2014 - 9:59AM

Mysterious Rock Appears Next To Opportunity Rover, Baffles NASA

NASA scientists are completely baffled by a mysterious rock that has appeared, out of nowhere, next to NASA's Opportunity Rover. The...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 January 2014 - 11:50AM

Short List Of 1,058 Candidates Selected To Live On Mars

When the people behind Mars One announced their project to start the human colonization of Earth, many wrote it off as preposterous....

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 03 January 2014 - 12:50PM

Lego To Release A Mars Curiosity Rover Model

Lego has just released the first images of their new Mars Curiosity Rover model, instantly making it more acceptable for grown men and...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 19 December 2013 - 3:43PM

5 Things You Should Know About NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft

Today, NASA are set to take their latest steps towards a deeper understanding of Mars with the launch of the Mars Atmosphere and...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 18 November 2013 - 10:17AM

What Mars Looked Like 4 Billion Years Ago

Thanks to NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, we are all very familiar with what the surface of the Red Planet looks like right now, but what...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 - 9:56AM

Watch India's Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Launch Into The History Books

The Indian space agency successfully launched its Mangalyaan Mars orbiter (MOM) today, the first step to becoming the fourth space...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 - 10:07AM

Tour The Surface Of Mars With This Amazing Video From The ESA

I'll admit, I had no idea that the European Space Agency (ESA) had launched a Mars Orbiter back in 2004. Subsequently, I had no idea...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 10:54AM