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2014-11-07 12:21:33

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA and one European spacecraft that obtained the first up-close observations of a comet flyby of Mars on Oct.

2014-09-12 16:20:29

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk called "The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere" with Dr.

Researchers Discover New Type Of Dust In Mars' Atmosphere
2014-06-23 13:34:22

Using ultraviolet and infrared imaging techniques, scientists have discovered that the Martian atmosphere contains particulate matter in two distinct sizes.

What Happened To Mars Is A Planetary Mystery
2013-11-13 12:46:07

Billions of years ago when the planets of our solar system were still young, Mars was a very different world.

What Are Clouds On Mars Like?
2013-10-08 04:34:52

The clouds on Mars, at first glance, might be easily mistaken for those on Earth. NASA's Opportunity rover returned images of the Martian sky with gauzy, high-altitude wisps that are similar to our cirrus clouds.

Mars Atmosphere
2013-07-18 16:00:41

NASA's Curiosity rover has helped bring in some new insights about how Mars lost its original atmosphere.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Samples Mars' Atmosphere And Finds A Surprise
2013-06-13 11:55:13

Researchers have discovered that temperatures in the Martian atmosphere regularly rise and fall twice a day, and they can swing by as much as 58 degrees Fahrenheit during this odd, twice-a-day pattern. .

Martian Snowstorms Can Be Forecast Weeks Before They Occur
2013-05-09 09:43:53

A new study from an international group of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) reveals that snowstorms that lash the northern hemisphere of Mars during the harsh winters may be predicted several weeks in advance.

Surface Features of Mars
2013-02-06 16:59:45

For millenia, humans have been fascinated by our reddish planetary neighbor. However, in recent years scientists have developed the equipment to visualize some of the main surface features of Mars.

NASA Spacecraft Monitoring Martian Dust Storm
2012-11-22 07:52:09

A Martian dust storm that NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking since last week has also produced atmospheric changes detectable by rovers on Mars.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.