Curiosity Rover has analyzed a rock sample it dug from the Gale Crater, and found evidence that Mars could have supported life a long time ago.
A recent article in Nature Geoscience suggests that at least one large, deep crater on Mars may once have supported an alkaline lake that was fed by water from kilometres [...]
Some of the rocks in Western Australia’s Pilbara region contain the oldest known traces of life on Earth at 3.49 billion years old.
The Canadian Space Agency has unravelled terrestrial rover prototypes.
NASA’s Curiosity “ingested its first solid sample” of soil on Mars for analysis, the U.S. space agency said Thursday.
Ancient spheres of iron oxide called Moqui marbles from the American Southwest are giving insights into the formation of similar structures on Mars.
India is embarking on a mission to send a spacecraft to Mars in what would be a boost to the country’s science and technology sector, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday. Singh, while delivering an address on India’s 66th Independence [...]
NASA’s new rover, Curiosity, has landed on Mars—with Canadian technology.
With the landing of NASA’s rover, Curiosity, on Mars early Monday morning, the quest for understanding life in the universe continues.
NASA’s Curiosity landed on Mars on Aug. 6, ending a 36-week flight to the red planet. Curiosity is the largest rover ever sent to another planet.