Rover Finds That Mars Could Have Supported Life For 700 Million Years

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘A habitable environment on Mars, three billion years ago’

Is NASA's Mars Rover Getting Close To Artificial Intelligence?

Energy | Andrew Follett
Mars rover. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Curiosity can search for rocks even when not in contact with NASA

New Rover Evidence Suggests Mars May Have Been Habitable 3.5 Billion Years Ago

US | Andrew Follett
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‘We think early Mars may have been similar to early Earth’

NASA's Mars Rover May Finally Be Breaking Down

Energy | Andrew Follett
A self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity is seen in this February 3, 2013 handout image courtesy of NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech

‘More than enough working lifespan remaining to get the vehicle to all destinations planned’

Could These Tiny Origami Robots Be The Future Of Space Exploration?

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘Used in hard-to-reach locations — squeezing under ledges, for example’

NASA's Next Mars Rover Finishes Testing

Energy | Andrew Follett
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Powerful laser drill

Meteors Indicate There Was Water On Ancient Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘Changes the water budget of Mars dramatically’

3.7 Billion Year Old Fossil Means Life On Mars Is Likely

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘Early Mars and early Earth are very similar places’

Is NASA Ready For A Venus Rover?

Energy | Andrew Follett
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Computer can handle 864 degrees of heat

How Searching For Alien Life Just Got 10,000 Times Easier

Energy | Andrew Follett
Green alien tourist goes on cheap holiday relaxing in beach chair with tropical drink (Shutterstock/lazyllama)

Could help locate alien life on ocean-like worlds…

NASA Says 13-Year-Old Mars Rover Is 'Acting Like A Teenager'

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's drawing of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is shown in this undated handout. NASA announced May 24, 2011 that it will cease its daily attempts to contact Spirit, a robotic rover on Mars that went incommunicado last year. (REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/Handout)

Rover has been disobeying NASA commands …

Is This The Mars Rover's Best Evidence For Water On Mars Yet?

Energy | Andrew Follett
A self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity is seen in this February 3, 2013 handout image courtesy of NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity found numerous organic molecules ‘all over’ Mars

MIT Scientists Are Looking For DNA On Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Could life on Earth have gotten started on Mars?

Mars Rover 'Hit A Jackpot' In Search For Alien Life

Energy | Andrew Follett
A self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity is seen in this February 3, 2013 handout image courtesy of NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech

‘This is all good for habitability’

EU To Build Another Mars Rover, Previous Attempt Now Smoking Crater Visible From Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
A modern nuclear bomb explosion in the desert. (Shutterstock.com/solarseven)

Nobody but the U.S. has operated Mars probe for longer than 14.5 seconds

NASA's Mars Rover Finds Red Planet Has Organic Material 'All Over'

Energy | Andrew Follett
A self-portrait of the Mars rover Curiosity is seen in this February 3, 2013 handout image courtesy of NASA. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech

Scientist: ‘I am convinced that organics are all over Mars’

Life May Have Existed On Mars For Over 100 Million Years, Rover Data Concludes

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘All very good for habitability over long periods of time’

US To Run Out Of Power Source For Deep-Space Missions In 10 Years

Energy | Andrew Follett
After passing by Pluto, New Horizons will continue farther into the Kuiper belt for encounter with one more additional Kuiper belt objects of the order of 50-100 km (31-62 mi) in diameter. (Shutterstock.com/edobric)

Only 77 pounds of Pu-238 left in America — just half of that is in usable condition

UFOs, selfies, mysterious moving rocks and other news from Mars

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
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Mars Curiosity still roving the Red Planet despite the shutdown

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘The Mars Rovers are not stopped because of the government shutdown’