Mars

Arctic Research Technique Could Help Detect Life on Mars

Searching for signs of life on Mars is no easy task, for lots of fairly obvious reasons. Testing out any possible strategy is tough...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 12:26PM

NASA Tests a Mini Nuclear Reactor Designed for Mars Colonies

At an official facility in Nevada, the US government is currently testing a prototype miniature nuclear reactor that should one...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 6:46PM

We Just Discovered a Revolutionary Tool to Find Aliens on Mars

The search for life on other planets is still pretty inefficient. While the vast majority of instruments on astrobiology missions are...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 12:50PM

Aliens Are Hiding a Secret Base on Mars' Moon Phobos, Buzz Aldrin Suggests

There's an awful lot we still don't know about Phobos, one of the two moons in Mars' orbit, and images from NASA's Mars Global...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 11:20AM

Evidence of Ancient Oceans and Alien Sphinx Statues Spotted on Mars by Curiosity Rover

For decades, scientists have speculated about the history of the planet Mars.While for the most part, the Red Planet is currently...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 10:10AM

It Will Be Easy to Brew Beer While Living on Mars

From the sound of it, traveling to Mars is going to be an absolute (and possibly literal) nightmare. After years of cramped...

Matthew Loffhagen
Saturday, 13 January 2018 - 10:54AM

Landing on Mars' Moons May Electrocute Astronauts

When it comes to exploring Mars, its two moons seem to offer a safe and practical vantage point. Instead of landing on the red planet...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 11:18AM

Newly Found Glaciers on Mars Could Support Future Colonies

Finding water on Mars is always exciting. The Red Planet is always thought of in popular culture as being one step less habitable than...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 6:32PM

Overlooked Evidence From Viking Landers Shows 'Life May Still Exist' on Mars

Sometimes we fail to notice an important detail, even when it’s right in front of us. Scientists are aware of how the slightest...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 12:05PM

This AI-Powered Robot Will Build Homes for Humans on Mars

Five years ago, colonizing Mars was a pipe dream, but now even IKEA is getting in on it. NASA is developing new power sources for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:19AM

Curiosity Rover Finds Unusual Tube Objects on Mars

Since a year on Mars is about 120 days longer than an Earth year, it's on a very different schedule. And that means that NASA's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 06 January 2018 - 4:18PM

A Crucial Sign of Life Has Been Detected Fluctuating on Mars

As we learn more about Mars, many find themselves disappointed that we haven't spotted any bug-eyed green aliens living on the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:47AM

Scientists Explain How Mars Lost Its Oceans... And Where The Water Might Have Gone

We've long known that Mars once flowed with water through rivers, lakes and maybe even oceans. But where did that water go?

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 9:49AM

Scientists Have Created a Way to Grow Marijuana on Mars

With the increased interest and planning that's occuring around the world with regards to establishing a permanent human colony on...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 11:51AM

Alien Life on Mars May Be Hiding Underneath the Planet's Crust

As our exploration of Mars continues, scientists are finding themselves faced with the crushing reality that there probably aren't any...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:55AM

IKEA's Design for a Future Mars Colony Is as Cool as It Sounds

When it comes affordable design, one of the most ubiquitous companies in the world is IKEA. Choose a house at random in any major city...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 11:13AM

Microbes From Earth Could Put Mars Colonies in Serious Danger

Between rocket malfunctions, loss of air pressure, space madness, xenomorph-infected crewmates, and running out of candy, a thousand...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 10:14AM

The Key to Finding Alien Life on Mars Is in Tonga

A new island on Earth may provide scientists with the secret to understanding where life is hiding on Mars, if not other alien parts...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 11:34AM

How NASA Will Finally Confirm Life on Mars

NASA is looking to bring a little bit of Mars back home to study.   It’s no news the U.S. space agency has been roving and...

Ian S.
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 12:24PM

NASA's Plan to Defend Earth and Mars From an Alien Invasion

In HG Wells' classic sci-fi horror novel War of the Worlds, alien invaders who conquer the Earth are ultimately killed by an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 11:29AM