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Images Offer Insight Into Martian History
2013-09-05 13:09:38

A new ESA image of Mars' Becquerel crater offers insights into the history of the Red Planet.

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2011-02-04 10:00:00

ESA’s Mars Express has returned new views of pedestal craters in the Red Planet’s eastern Arabia Terra.

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2008-12-04 17:50:00

Climate cycles persisting for millions of years on ancient Mars left a record of rhythmic patterns in thick stacks of sedimentary rock layers, revealed in three-dimensional detail by a telescopic camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

2008-09-27 09:00:17

By AARON MACKEY Mars may have had water coursing through its red soil for a billion years longer than scientists previously had thought, increasing the possibility that the planet could have supported life, research conducted by a Tucson-based institute shows.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.