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Life on Mars



Mars February 10, 2016

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Mars Opposition V Seeing things on the Red Planet — after this. May 22, 2016

Mars Opposition III Living on Mars — sort of May 20, 2016

Heading for Mars Getting ready for a trip to Mars March 11, 2016

Martian Methane Tracking down Martian methane June 22, 2015

Hints of Life Hints of life in more Mars rocks February 26, 2015

Moon and Mars Evidence of life in a rock from Mars June 5, 2014

Moon and Mars A garden spot on the Red Planet February 18, 2014

Moon and Companions Sniffing out life on Mars December 24, 2013

War of the Worlds An attack from Mars October 29, 2013

Tardigrades Water bears in space July 30, 2013

Comfy Planets Looking for comfy homes for life March 3, 2012

Secret Mars Unlocking the secrets of the Red Planet March 1, 2012

Moon and Mars Watery oases on a desert world January 11, 2012

Mars Science Laboratory III Protecting Mars from alien invaders November 23, 2011

Mars Science Laboratory II Sniffing out life on Mars November 22, 2011

Mars Science Laboratory I Plumbing for water on Mars November 21, 2011

Hardy Bacteria Grinding up rocks to hunt for life July 28, 2011

Rock Hounds Cleaning up some desert rocks July 27, 2011

Rock Varnish Polishing some Martian rocks July 26, 2011

Moon and Mars Looking for Mars-on-Earth July 25, 2011

Gassy Mars The "gassy" Martian atmosphere... June 28, 2011

Watery Mars Divining for water on Mars April 13, 2011

Featured Images

ExoMars 2016 launch

Mars Bound March 14, 2016

Rio Tinto, a river in Spain, is a Mars analog

Red River October 9, 2013

Curiosity rover view of Mount Sharp, March 2013

Sharp Destination March 19, 2013

Artist's concept of Curiosity rover on Mars

Ready to Roll November 23, 2011

Possible rivulets of water flowing on Mars

Drippy Planet August 8, 2011

Rock varnish on a rock from the Atacama Desert

Bacteria Colony? July 29, 2011

Scientists are studying rocks in Chile to learn about possible life on Mars

Looking for Life July 27, 2011

Chile's Atacama Desert is an analog for studying conditions on Mars

Mars on Earth July 26, 2011

Martian 'Canali' March 14, 2010