Short answer: a time machine
The rover shut down science activities a few days ago.
Which one will win? We'll find out in 2019.
Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.
NASA is taking suggestions this week
Should we go? Can we afford to go? All this, and more.
Sorry, no aliens—yet.
There's a good reason NASA hasn't said they've found life on Mars—it's beyond their current capabilities.
Unfortunately, NASA doesn't have a good game plan
Just a pale blue dot.
In the California desert, Honeybee Robotics is testing a drill that could search for life on other worlds
The importance of today's landing
Plus a sneak-peak review of the first 49 minutes of the film
Happy Carl Sagan day! Celebrate with this blast from the past in the pages of Popular Science
Lost on the Red Planet? Ask Dr. Fred Calef III
Autonomous science-bots will make it easier to explore our solar system … and beyond.
We think you can, Opportunity.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
It's not actually dark and it's definitely not red.
If alien life exists below the surface of Mars, it might very well have a thing or two in common with these populations.
Bringing snark to Mars
If at first you don't succeeed...
Here's why that's important for mission scientists here on Earth.