Sunday 22 October, 2017

Curiosity rover clicks serene sunset on Mars

In what could be a perfect desktop or smartphone screensaver for millions on the Earth, NASA’s Curiosity rover has recorded a stunning view of the sunset from its location in Gale Crater on the Red Planet  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Water on Mars more acidic than previously thought

A new Martian sample taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover hints at water that was more acidic than evidenced in its first drill at Mount Sharp  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is all set to drill into a crystal-rich rock on the Red planet to find out salt mineral left behind when lake water evaporated  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015

NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim

After completing two drives this week, NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has paused to photograph the panoramic vista from the highest point the rover has reached during its 40 months of exploring More...

Mars Seed
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Portuguese team gets to send first living organisms to Mars

Portuguese team Seed has won the Mars One competition and the right to send the first living organisms to Mars  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Scientists plan to grow lettuce on Mars

A British-led group is planning to grow lettuce on the Red Planet for future dwellers, media reports said.  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover measured a tenfold spike in methane

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Martian rock reveals new clues about Earth’s history

A new analysis of a Martian rock has revealed a record of our planet’s climate billions of years  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?

Using satellite images, researchers for the first time have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers as they flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Mars rover Curiosity drills first hole into Mount Sharp

In a bid to understand how the once wet Red Planet turned cold and dry, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has successfully drilled  More...