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NASA scientists find evidence of water in meteorite, reviving debate over...

A team of scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has found evidence of past...

Study: Water could be flowing on Mars now

(CNN) -- The presence of water on Mars is often talked about in the past tense -- as in, billions of years in the...

More Light Shed On Possibility of Life On Mars

Humankind is by nature inquisitive, especially about the prospect of life on other planets and whether or not we are alone. The aptly named...

Evidence Found for Granite On Mars

Researchers now have stronger evidence of granite on Mars and a new theory for how the granite -- an igneous rock common on Earth...

Mars once covered in giant supervolcanoes, scientists find

Ancient Mars was home to giant volcanoes capable of eruptions a thousand times more powerful than the one that shook Mount St Helens in...

NASA Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Water in First Sample of Planet...

The first scoop of soil analyzed by the analytical suite in the belly of NASA's Curiosity rover reveals that fine materials on the surface...

Researchers describe unusual Mars rock

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The first rock that scientists analyzed on Mars with a pair of chemical instruments aboard the Curiosity rover turned out to...

Debris Flows On Arctic Sand Dunes Are Similar to Dark Dune...

A team of scientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has demonstrated that frozen water in the form of snow or frost can melt to...

Mars had an oxygen-rich atmosphere four billion years ago

Mars had an oxygen-rich atmosphere more than a billion years before the Earth, say scientists. An examination of meteorites and rocks on the planet...

Mars curiosity rover provides strong evidence for flowing water

Rocks analyzed by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover team, including Linda Kah, associate professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,...

NASA Rover Returns Voice, Telephoto Views From Mars

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars Curiosity has debuted the first recorded human voice that traveled from Earth to another planet and back. In spoken words...

Rover’s Laser Instrument Zaps First Martian Rock

Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Mission Status Report PASADENA, Calif. - Today, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity fired its laser for the first time on Mars, using the...

Scientist Discovers Plate Tectonics On Mars

For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, a UCLA scientist has discovered...

Salty Soil Can Suck Water out of Atmosphere: Could It Happen...

The frigid McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are a cold, polar desert, yet the sandy soils there are frequently dotted with moist patches in...

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