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Captured~UFO in Mars Rover Photo? 2013

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It was a clear and sunny day in Gale Crater. Almost shirtsleeves weather, being a balmy 15 degrees fahrenheit, as the plucky Curiosity continued its journey across Mars in the name of science. In Curiosity’s travels many odd items have been seen. A ‘flower, a rat, and a gorilla head. ...

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The weirdest things recently found on Mars

The weirdest things recently found on Mars

Mars is a crazy place. In recent years we’ve discovered some of the strangest things on the Red Planet: ice spiders, Swiss cheese terrain, and perfectly spiral-shaped lava tubes. And the more we explore our near planetary neighbor, the weirder the things we find get. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which ...

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New Type of Impact Crater Discovered On Mars

New Type of Impact Crater Discovered On Mars

Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars. The craters feature a thin-layered outer deposit that extends well beyond the typical range of ejecta, said Nadine Barlow, professor of physics and astronomy at Northern Arizona ...

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Making Martian Clouds On Earth: Clouds On Mars Form in Much More Humid Conditions Than Clouds On Earth

Clouds On Mars Form in Much More Humid Conditions Than Clouds On Earth

At first glance, Mars’ clouds might easily be mistaken for those on Earth: Images of the Martian sky, taken by NASA’s Opportunity rover, depict gauzy, high-altitude wisps, similar to our cirrus clouds. Given what scientists know about the Red Planet’s atmosphere, these clouds likely consist of either carbon dioxide or ...

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NASA Mars Rover Views Eclipse of the Sun by Phobos

NASA Mars Rover Views Eclipse of the Sun by Phobos

Images taken with a telephoto-lens camera on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity catch the larger of Mars’ two moons, Phobos, passing directly in front of the sun — the sharpest images of a solar eclipse ever taken at Mars. Phobos does not fully cover the sun, as seen from the surface ...

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