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

[ Watch The Video: ScienceCasts: What Happened to Mars? A Planetary Mystery ] NASA Science Billions of years ago when the planets of our solar system were still young, Mars was a very different world. Liquid water flowed in long rivers that emptied into lakes and shallow seas. A thick atmosphere blanketed the planet and kept it warm. In this cozy environment, living microbes might have found a home, starting Mars down the path toward becoming a second life-filled planet next door...

New Evidence Suggests Earthlings Started Life As Martians
2013-08-29 07:02:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have long posited life on Earth may have started somewhere else in the universe, many pointing to the Red Planet. Now, new evidence is emerging that may hold some truth to that long-debated theory. Professor Steven Benner, from the Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology, gave a speech today at the Goldschmidt 2013 conference in Florence, Italy describing how life on Earth may have kickstarted on Mars. Benner...

2013-03-17 23:02:21

2nd part in science fiction trilogy features a Martian race´s fight for freedom Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 In his new novel “Plantanimus: Return to Mars” (published by iUniverse) — a sequel his 2011 book “Plantanimus: Awakening” — a powerful psychic leads a group of freedom fighters in a struggle for their survival in a harsh, interplanetary conflict. After Kelem Rogeston, a 27th century Martian psychic, returns from the planet...

Red Planet Goes Blue: Imagining A Habitable Mars
2013-01-07 07:35:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mars has been a planet of interest for as long as humans have been going into space. And space scientists for nearly as long have dreamed of one day being able to walk on the surface of the Martian world. And still, others have dreamed of being able to colonize the planet. However, in its current state, it would be a very inhospitable environment for humans. But what if the Red Planet was a hospitable world? What if there were...

New Evidence Of Water On Mars
2012-07-30 09:53:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Images taken in 2008 stirred excitement among scientists when they received the first detailed glimpses of large polygon formations along the Martian surface. An article published in the GSA Today, takes a closer look at the possible causes of these formations and their potential connection to similar formations along the ocean floor here on Earth, reinforcing the possibility of liquid covering the Martian surface at some point in the...

More Evidence Of Water On Mars
2012-06-22 10:22:23

Is there water on other planets? Two Martian meteorites known to have originated from the Red Planet were recently analyzed by scientists. The amount of water they found is considerably larger than what was previously thought to have been on Mars. Knowing this not only changes what we know about the Red Planet, but also raises questions about how the water got there and if there is a probability that Mars could have supported life. The research was led by former Carnegie postdoctoral...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

SixDead Entertainment announced today that 3D Running Shooter game “Mars Smash” has been released for free through Android Market and is upcoming on iTunes App Store. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Martians started invading Earth! Survive countless Martian Soldiers in this endless shooting adventure. Run as far as possible and use multiple weapons, accessories and special pickups item to shoot martians and complete your objectives. Upload your best run on online...

2011-02-16 09:41:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- zGames, the mobile games division of Softeq Development Corporation, today announced the launch of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds: Minigame Adventure. The Minigame Adventure will ultimately contain 12 unique minigames for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and is available immediately for $4.99 from Apple's App Store. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110216/DA49473) (Logo:...

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2010-04-16 10:05:00

New information about Martian meteorites discovered by UH professor Through the study of a popular Martian meteorite's age, a University of Houston professor and his team have made significant discoveries about the timeline of volcanic activity on Mars. Thomas Lapen, assistant professor of geosciences at UH, describes his team's findings in a paper titled "A Younger Age for ALH84001 and its Geochemical Link to Shergottite Sources in Mars," appearing April 16 in Science, the world's leading...

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2009-12-01 06:50:00

Using more advanced analytical instruments now available, a Johnson Space Center research team has reexamined the 1996 finding that a meteorite contains strong evidence that life may have existed on ancient Mars. The new research focused on investigating alternate proposals for the creation of materials thought to be signs of ancient life found in the meteorite. The new study argues that ancient life remains the most plausible explanation for the materials and structures found in the...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'