Cauliflower-like shapes have been spotted on the surface of Mars, and leading experts say that these “micro-digitate silica protrusions” might have been created by microbes.
Is “The Martian” based on a true story? Is Matt Damon stuck on Mars? There are people out there who seem to think so.
In this fascinating comparison photo we see a view of Earth from Mars (as seen by NASA’s Curiosity rover) and Mars from Earth as captured by Bill Dunford. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury. It is approximately 225,300,000 km away from Earth. It is also one of the five ‘visible’ planets from Earth.
Explores claims made by “Mars anomalists” that the Cydonia region of Mars (the region with the “Face on Mars”) was constructed, designed, or arranged by intelligent aliens. The movie takes you through the context of the claim, some of the math behind it, an exploration of the “null hypothesis” (what the results would be if it were purely random), and draws conclusions based on the latest orbital imagery of Mars.
Get a feel for what a vacation to Mars would look like with a moveable 360-degree view stitched together from images sent back by the Curiosity rover.
A dramatic, fresh impact crater on Mars dominates this image taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.