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A New Clue in the Search for Life on Mars: Methane Gas

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A New Clue in the Search for Life on Mars: Methane Gas
The presence of methane could be the result of a geological process or the product of microbes.

Rosetta Mission Data Rules Out Comets as a Source for Earth’s Water

published Wed, Dec 10 2014 13:57 GMT
Rosetta Mission Data Rules Out Comets as a Source for Earth’s Water
Results from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission suggest that comets most likely did not supply early Earth with its water.

Explore Mars for Yourself

published Tue, Dec 09 2014 12:18 GMT
What does a Martian sunset look like? Here is a list of resources for a deeper understanding of the red planet.

Curiosity Rover’s Quest for Clues on Mars

published Mon, Dec 08 2014 17:17 GMT
Curiosity Rover’s Quest for Clues on Mars
More than two years after arriving on Mars, Curiosity is climbing a mountain of sedimentary rock, reading the story of how the young planet turned dry and cold.

Basics: A One-Way Trip to Mars? Many Would Sign Up

published Mon, Dec 08 2014 16:36 GMT
Basics: A One-Way Trip to Mars? Many Would Sign Up
Would-be Mars pilgrims must count on living, and dying, some 140 million miles from Earth. Nevertheless, there is demand for one-way tickets.