Mars’ global dust storm size visualized in new animation

A new animation helps us visualize just how massive the Mars dust storm is. This storm, which obscured the Sun and resulted in NASA’s...

What Ikea’s Designers Learned From Living In A Simulated Mars Habitat

Ikea is looking to space for inspiration–literally. The furniture company announced last week that it will be collaborating with NASA in order to learn...

Lunar eclipse: How to watch the blood moon and Mars this...

A close approach by Mars will light up the sky all night Friday, July 27, and many parts of the world will also be...

Mars Is At Its Closest to Earth Since 2003 Today! It...

According to NASA, Mars was 35.8 million miles (57.6 million kilometers) from Earth at its closest point this morning. In August 2003, Mars was...

California Central Coast photographer captures Mars reflecting off the Pacific Ocean

A Central Coast photographer captured a photo along Highway 1 that is out of this world. George Krieger’s photo, titled “Mars Flection Glow,” shows the...

Marsception 2018 Architecture Design Competition Winners Announced

Volume Zero has announced winners of the Marsception competition, a challenge to envision a habitat for the first colonizers of Mars. Participants were prompted...

Interplanetary Memorial to Victims of September 11, 2001

The piece of metal with the American flag on it in this image of a NASA rover on Mars is made of aluminum recovered...

How Will Police Solve Murders on Mars?

If humans ever go to Mars, the worst of our impulses will accompany us there. The Red Planet will not rid us of murder,...

Andy Weir’s Best Seller ‘The Martian’ Gets a Classroom-Friendly Makeover

There are more than 160 swear words in Andy Weir’s sci-fi thriller, “The Martian,” including two memorably deployed F-words in the novel’s first three...

Indicators show potatoes can grow on Mars

Lima (Peru) The International Potato Center (CIP) launched a series of experiments to discover if potatoes can grow under Mars atmospheric conditions and thereby...

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