Not drifting through the wind.
The news isn't great, but it's not a showstopper either.
Researchers might not have to dig as deep as they thought to find proof of biological activity.
You map, IMAP, we all map.
This probably isn't covered under Elon Musk's warranty...
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
But the search for life on the red planet isn't over yet.
Radio waves might help protect us from space weather.
Home is where you hang your pressurized helmet
They're a potential source of food, air, clothing, and more. But will they survive the journey, and can we avoid contaminating the red planet?
Rodents suffer from cognitive problems months after encountering space-like radiation
Deadly radiation could be breakfast for microbes on rogue planets, comets, and more
Shelter in space
A lesson from the Apollo missions
The tiniest cosmonauts could help develop a "sunblock" for radiation
It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July
From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
Not for the reasons you might expect
NASA's Vickie Kloeris explains the challenges of designing food for deep space missions
The ocean-filled moon might hold the life we've long searched for in space. And scientists have one shot to reach it.
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.
Where no yeast has gone before
This isn't good news for a future Mars trip