Latest Martian soil Stories
Curiosity dug up its first Martian soil over the weekend, collecting a scoopful of sand and powdery material at the "Rocknest" site.
NASA's Curiosity rover has sent back a Martian weather report, showing surprisingly mild daytime temperatures.
NASA’s Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on Mars Sunday. Then, the work will begin for two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors searching for potentially habitable environments on the red planet.
According to a new study to be published Geophysical Research Letters, NASA's new Curiosity rover may be capable of digging deep enough to find evidence of ancient life on Mars.
According to new research, Mars may have been arid for over 600 million years, making it inhospitable for life to survive.
Planetary scientists claim that all life on Earth could be descended from organisms that originated on Mars which were carried over by meteorites.
Researchers will use SAM and nine other science instruments on Curiosity to study whether one of the most intriguing areas on Mars has offered environmental conditions favorable for life and favorable for preserving evidence about whether life has ever existed there.
Instruments designed by a UT Dallas professor to measure atmospheric components on the surface of Mars have uncovered important clues about the planetâ€™s atmosphere and climate history.
An instrument designed and built at the University of Arizona measured the isotopic composition of the Mars atmosphere, providing information about water on the planet.
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