Aug 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

In a new paper published in the journal Life, Prof Dirk Schulze-Makuch of Washington State University and his colleagues from Germany draw upon what is...

Aug 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A virtual flight across the Atlantis basin reveals a broad variety of phenomena, etched into this landscape billions of years ago. The animation is based...

Aug 7, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists – led by Dr Brian Hynek from the University of Colorado Boulder – has discovered evidence of an ancient lake that likely...

Jul 31, 2015 by Sci-News.com

American and Canadian scientists have reported in the latest issue of Science that the magnetic field of our planet is at least 4 billion years old, up...

Jul 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a team headed by Dr Violaine Sautter from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, Martian crustal components bear a strong...

Jun 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft has observed three phenomena in the atmosphere of Mars: a polar plume of escaping atmospheric...

Jun 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study published online in the Journal of Geophysical Research – Planets suggests that a frigid, icy planet 3 – 4 billion years ago better...

Jun 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of scientists led by Dr Nigel Blamey of Brock University and the University of Aberdeen, UK, has found methane in fragments of Martian...

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s two small Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats will be flying past Mars in 2016 just as the agency’s next Mars lander, InSight (Interior Exploration...

Jun 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Glasses formed by asteroid impacts are an important target to search for signs of ancient life on Mars, but until now they have not been detected on the...

Jun 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an impressive picture of a fresh...

Jun 2, 2015 by Sci-News.com

This new image from ESA’s Mars Express orbiter shows bluish wind-blown deposits inside eroded craters in the Arabia Terra region of Mars. This image...

May 28, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA engineers have begun testing a car-sized Mars lander, dubbed InSight, scheduled to launch in 2016. This artist’s rendition shows the InSight Mars...

May 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has captured an image of what appears to be the remains of an ancient supervolcano. The image was taken on 26 November 2014,...

May 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

This awesome-looking time-lapse sequence of the Martian sunset was created by piecing together images taken by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity. NASA’s...

May 3, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to new research from the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Nevada, exposure to galactic cosmic rays may have long-term...

Apr 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists, led by Dr Javier Martin-Torres of the Spanish Research Council in Spain and the Lulea University of Technology in...

Apr 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of planetary scientists led by Dr Nanna Bjørnholt Karlsson from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has calculated the total volume of water...

Apr 2, 2015 by Sci-News.com

This March 18, 2015, view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity rover shows a network of two-tone mineral veins at an area called Garden...

Mar 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists using the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) instrument on NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft have observed...