Methane bubbles may have kept Mars warm enough for liquid water billions of years ago

Burping methane may have bought Mars some extra time before it turned into a wasteland.

Powerful solar storm sparks the brightest Auroras on Mars we’ve recorded

The aurora was triggered by a solar storm which doubled radiation levels on the planet’s surface.

Gravity map reveals Martian crust might be lighter than we thought

Mars may be more porous than we thought.

Waste not, want not: astronauts to turn pee into nutrients, tools on deep-space missions

Stay hydrated up there, ladies and gents.

Chemical compounds found in Martian soil suggest the planet’s surface is highly toxic

The prospect of finding life on Mars is getting bleaker.

Elon Musk shares his view of Mars colonization: one million people living in a self sustainable city

Shoot for the stars and you might just land on Mars.

Halos on Mars suggest the red planet may have been hospitable for far long longer than thought

Life had more time to appear or even thrive on Mars than we imagined.

Terraforming Mars: what it is and why we’d do something this crazy

Two planets are better than one. Here’s everything you need to know about Mars terraformation.

It used to rain so hard on Mars it shaped the planet’s geology

A first of its kind study found rain on Mars was quite abundant.

Turns out you can make harder-than-concrete bricks on Mars simply by compressing soil

That’s surprisingly convenient.

NASA is designing small away-from-home-ecosystems to make space exploration sustainable

Recycle everything!!!

The Martian atmosphere might be cruel and inhospitable but at least it has metal ions

Studying Mars’ ionosphere and its metal ions might explain how the planet lost most of its atmosphere (and liquid water).

Mars’ Arsia Mons and the dinosaurs went extinct at the same time. Coincidence?! Definitely

#sync.

From fiction to reality: scientists grow potatoes in Mars-like conditions

Interplanetary potato, yeah!

Geological deposits hint at ancient ocean on Mars’ surface

Can’t have a devastating water wave without water!

Curiosity’s wheel grousers show damage after five years of off-roading on Mars

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Magnets anchored on Mars’ orbit would make the planet a second Earth, NASA says

Shields up!

Earth-born methanogen bacteria species could survive in Mars’ crust, new study shows

Life can be surprisingly hardy.

NASA establishes first Space Technology Research Institutes to make Mars a self-sufficient colony

“Producing > packing” — NASA.

UAE unveils plans for new city on Mars, to be built in 2117

It’s a pretty pretty city, too.