Life on Mars

Study shows difficulty in finding evidence of life on Mars

The paper, `Constraining the Preservation of Organic Compounds in Mars Analog Nontronites After Exposure to Acid and Alkaline Fluids,` was published in Nature Scientific Reports.

Sep 16, 2020, 18:37 PM IST

Was Mars a war ground? Mysterious object resembling a 'cannonball' sparks debate – Watch

A video has surfaced showing what looks uncannily like a cannonball on the surface of the Red Planet, which has been seized as proof of life.

Dec 05, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Mars has excellent conditions to generate oxygen from CO2, says study

Mars has excellent conditions for In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) by plasma.

Oct 23, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

More evidence of water on ancient Mars discovered!

Researchers also developed a method to measure river paleo-transport direction for a subset of these ridges.

Sep 19, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Scientists discover boron on Mars that points towards ancient habitability! - Read

When boron is dissolved in water – becoming borate – it will react with the ribose and stabilize it for long enough to make RNA.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a "walkabout" survey of the area above it.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Alien hunters spot possible tree stump on Mars, say it points towards existence of vegetation on Red Planet!

As per what NASA described, the image was captured by Mastcam onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 1647 in March this year.

Apr 23, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Researchers find evidence revealing Mars' water-rich history!

Scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), who led an international research team in the study, created a synthetic version of a hydrogen-containing mineral known as whitlockite.

Mar 06, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Mars' thin air could help microbes survive, say scientists!

Mars and its life-harbouring possibilities have been on the top of many space agencies' list of priorities and there is plenty of evidence suggesting that rivers, lakes and seas covered the planet billions of years ago.

Jan 17, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

BILI - New NASA instrument could 'sniff' for life on Mars

The Bio-Indicator Lidar Instrument, or BILI is a fluorescence-based lidar, a type of remote-sensing instrument similar to radar in principle and operation. 

Nov 02, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia`s Proton rocket carrying the spacecraft launched into an overcast sky at the Russian-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in the Kazakh steppe at 0931 GMT according to plan.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

If there really is life on Mars, how would it be? NASA carries out life-detection drill!

As per NASA, despite being considerably warmer than Mars, the extreme dryness the soil chemistry in the Atacama Desert are remarkably similar to that of the Red Planet.  

Feb 27, 2016, 11:20 AM IST

DNA: This is what next century has in store for humans on Earth!

Could we be living underwater in 100 years time?
Watch this DNA report to find out the life of humans in 2116.

Feb 16, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

See pic: Call for further study after discovery of baboon-like creature on Mars!

Most of these findings, however, were made by UFO Sightings Daily editor Scott C Waring, who spends hours prowling through images of Mars released by NASA, thanks to Curiosity.

Feb 09, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Biggest revelation on Mars: Transformation of habitable to dead - Watch

NASA has made it's biggest revelation Mars yet! Read on to know more.

Nov 06, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Is there an Easter Island statue on Mars too?

A carved face in the Martian hills bear a striking resemblance to the statues of Easter Island.

Nov 05, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

An alien or a statue: Has NASA finally unearthed evidence of life on Mars?

Photograph taken from NASA's Curiosity rover shows "mystery alien" peeking out of cave.

Nov 05, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

NASA to reveal new findings on fate of Mars' atmosphere today

NASA will announce the key science findings from the agency’s ongoing exploration of Mars during a news briefing today.

Nov 03, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Is that really a bear on Mars? UFO hunter calls for UN probe

Is that a bear on Mars, an optical illusion or simply a deformed rock? Find out for yourself!

Nov 03, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Why did NASA not direct Curiosity to look for water?

While the world is going gaga over the presence of flowing brine or salty water on the Red Planet, questions are now being asked why the US space agency did not direct its Curiosity rover to the place where water proofs were recorded for a closer look.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:32 PM IST