Mars

tech-science

Mysterious Clouds on Mars Formed by ‘Meteoric Smoke,’ Study Says

Scientists have identified a kind of cloud on Mars that has been neglected in past climate models.
Becky Ferreira
6.17.19
tech-science

NASA Spots a Martian Feature That Resembles the 'Star Trek' Logo

The 'ghost dune' was created by a volcanic eruption on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.19
tech-science

Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
5.17.19
Motherboard

Scientists Have Detected a 'Marsquake' for the First Time

Earthquake-like seismic activity on Mars has been, until now, theoretical.
Becky Ferreira
4.23.19
Weed Week

What Would it Be Like to Get High on Mars?

A very thorough answer to your very stoner question.
Mark Hay
4.19.19
Motherboard

NASA Releases Opportunity Rover’s Final Panoramic View of Mars

Opportunity spent its final months building this panorama of its location, which is now its gravesite.
Becky Ferreira
3.13.19
Motherboard

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover Is Dead

Mission leads have not heard from Oppy since it was caught in a massive dust storm last June. On Wednesday, NASA announced that it had died.
Becky Ferreira
2.13.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun

It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
Becky Ferreira
2.8.19
mars rovers

A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020

“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Becky Ferreira
2.7.19
Mars

The Martian North Pole Is a 'Winter Wonderland' Right Now, New Photo Shows

Korolev crater contains a permanent ice field that stretches over a mile deep.
Becky Ferreira
12.20.18
intraterrestrials

There's a 'Subterranean Galapagos' Deep Inside the Earth

“A decade ago, we had no idea that the rocks beneath our feet could be so vastly inhabited.”
Becky Ferreira
12.11.18
Mars

NASA’s InSight Lander Is Already Snapping Amazing Pictures of Mars

On its first sol on the red planet, the mission sent home images of a dusty landscape, a lander selfie, and a wide shot of Mars from space.
Becky Ferreira
11.27.18
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