The Lakes of Mars

Guest “Let’s light this candle! Part Deux” by David Middleton NEWS 28 SEPTEMBER 2020Water on Mars: discovery of three buried lakes intrigues scientistsResearchers have detected a group of lakes hidden…

Snowball Mars?

Guest “have rock hammer, will travel” by David Middleton Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers SCIENCE, HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY Aug 3, 2020    |   For more information, contact Sachintha…

Mars: Noachian River System May Have Flowed >100,000 Years

Noachian (4.1 – 3.7 billion years ago) The Noachian Period is named after Noachis Terra, an ancient highland region located between the huge Argyre and Hellas impact basins of the…

A Slice of Polar Layer Cake

From NASA The Martian ice cap is like a cake with every layer telling a story. In this case, the story is one of climate change on Mars. This image…

Researchers calculate size of particles in Martian clouds of CO2 snow

Mars’ carbon dioxide ‘snowflakes’ are about the size of red blood cells. In the dead of a Martian winter, clouds of snow blanket the Red Planet’s poles — but unlike our…

NASA may have found water on Mars

Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA Spacecraft Data Suggest Water Flowing On Mars PASADENA, Calif. — Observations from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed possible flowing water during the warmest months…

Mars has dramatic carbon dioxide atmospheric shifts

Of note: “Unlike Earth, which has a thick, moist atmosphere that produces a strong greenhouse effect, Mars’ atmosphere is too thin and dry to produce as strong a greenhouse effect…