Curiosity

Life on Other Worlds

Compound Associated With Life Found in Two Very Different Locations in Space

Why that's actually not good news for astrobiologists looking for extraterrestrial life.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.17
Martian weather report

Watch the Clouds Roll by on Mars With the Curiosity Rover

Evaporating water ice crystals in the Martian atmosphere create cirrus-like formations above the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
8.10.17
Pop-Up Rovers

NASA's Adorable Pop-Up Rovers Are Designed to Explore Harsh Alien Terrains

PUFFERs can explore lava tubes, caves, crevasses, steep slopes, cliffs, and other hazardous areas on other worlds.
Becky Ferreira
3.13.17
Blowin in the Wind

This Is Actual Video of Martian Dust Devils, and It’s Surprisingly Chill

It's hella windy there right now.
Samantha Cole
3.2.17
Mars

It Looks Like Someone Was Raking Sand on Mars

New images show eerie ripples on Martian dunes.
Madison Margolin
2.8.17
wifi

Why Did I Have to Turn My Phone Off on an Airplane?

The very short story of a disgruntled passenger and her quest for knowledge.
Ankita Rao
10.26.16
Photos

Experience Mars Through Curiosity’s Eyes in This Gorgeous New Panorama

That rock detail tho.
Becky Ferreira
10.4.16
nasa

Watch NASA's 'Blue Collar' Mars Rover in Action

The RASSOR rover will travel five times faster than Curiosity and haul around 40-pound loads of alien soil.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.16
nasa

The Curiosity Rover Captures Stunning Color Images of Martian Buttes

Hold on to your buttes.
Becky Ferreira
9.12.16
Space

Mars Curiosity Rover Can Now Autonomously Decide What to Laser

Pew pew!
Amy Thompson
7.21.16
Photos

Why the First Close-Up Image of Mars Was Hastily Painted in Pastels

On July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 snapped pictures of Mars, revealing what an alien planet looked like for the first time.
Becky Ferreira
7.14.16
DESERT

A New Type of Dune Has Been Found on Mars

No evidence of sandworms yet.
Becky Ferreira
6.30.16
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