Martian atmosphere is not threatened by solar wind

The findings imply that we don’t really know how Mars’ water disappeared.

Boeing wants to beat SpaceX to Mars. Elon Musk: “Do it”

The two companies are in a direct competition, and we just can’t have enough of it.

MIT researchers design forest domes for Mars colonists

If we’re going on Mars, we’re going in style.

Earth worms can reproduce in Mars-like conditions, study shows

The worms could be crucial for a garden-like ecosystem if we ever want to establish a Martian colony.

That flowing briny water on Mars? It might just be sand

That’s how science works sometimes.

Boiling water shapes Mars’ landscape, experiment reveals

It’s not heat, but low pressure that drives this boiling.

NASA wants Curiosity Rover to resume drilling on Mars

It took a bit of creative tinkering, but significant progress has been reported.

NASA discovers Mars has a magnetic tail twisted by solar wind

Mars has an invisible magnetic tail and it might contribute to Martian atmospheric loss.

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).