Scientists may have been thinking about moons formed by impacts across the solar system in the wrong way.
The colony sites are based on where astronauts would have the best luck growing crops.
"It's just completely bizarre that we should have two planets the same size but opposite ends of the habitability spectrum."
The volcanic region the produced Olympus Mons may also have been responsible for keeping Mars wet.
Elon Musk believes humans need to have already established colonies away from Earth.
Crushed garnet is a common industrial abrasive.
Recent studies have delivered encouraging signs—here's what we now know.
Scientists have proposed a new explanation for the formation of the moon based on computer models.
The rover used its arm and camera ensemble to take a selfie on the Red Planet's Vera Rubin Ridge.
The panoramic photo shows how memorable even just 11 miles can be—on Mars.
The new system will produce as much as 50 times more power as those that currently fuel spacecraft.
There is indeed evidence of an ancient ocean on Mars, but seashells and a sphinx? Not so much.
They might be a ready-made water source for explorers.
Fortunately, the scientists behind the rover love a good mystery.