This triptych brings together three excellent images of Mars acquired this month by two cameras in space and one in Australia.
A modest 'webcam' on Mars Express has proven useful for outreach, education and citizen-science. Now ESA have decided to adopt it as a professional science instrument.
Is virtual reality here to stay? Based on my own experiences with Mars 2030, an advanced version of VR that took me to the surface of the Red Planet, the answer is "Yes!"
Recently discovered evidence of carbonates beneath the surface of Mars points to a warmer and wetter environment in that planet's past. The presence of liquid water could have fostered the emergence of life.
Mysterious high-rise clouds seen appearing suddenly in the martian atmosphere on a handful of occasions may be linked to space weather, say Mars Express scientists.
The geologic shape of what were once shorelines through Mars' northern plains convinces scientists that two large meteorites - hitting the planet millions of years apart - triggered a pair of mega-tsunamis. These gigantic ...
During May 2016 the Earth and Mars get closer to each other than at any time in the last ten years. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has exploited this special configuration to catch a new image of our red neighbour, showing ...
Look low in the southeast at nightfall, and an unusually bright, fire-yellow "star" will be staring back at you. It's the planet Mars, closer to Earth now than it has been since November 2005.
Mars has been a frozen desert for billions of years. Any evidence of life near the surface will likely be fossilized and probably damaged, thus making it very difficult to recognize. If life ever evolved on Mars, there ...
Last week, Mercury stole the show. Now it's Mars' turn.