Seismic signals detected by the InSight lander show that the planet’s lower mantle may be less homogenous than previous models have suggested.
The first seismic observations from Mars significantly reduce uncertainty in estimates of the Red Planet’s crustal structure.
A secondary suite of instruments on the Mars lander produced a first look at magnetic fields from the planet’s surface.
There’s a seismometer on Mars, and it’s been busy! Download our free illustrated poster.
InSight data hint that shifting carbon dioxide ice loads, illumination changes, or solar tides could drive an uptick in marsquakes during northern summer—a “marsquake season.”
A detailed analysis of Heatflow and Physical Properties Package Radiometer on the Mars InSight lander, including changing instrument sensitivity and calibration coefficients.
Thanks to some extraordinary engineering, the InSight mission has led the new field of Martian seismology to the development of a new planetary magnitude scale in less than a year.
First earthquakes, then moonquakes, now marsquakes: a robotic lander comes through with the first detection of seismic activity on Mars.
The Mars InSight mission aims to answer key planetary science questions about seismicity, meteorite impacts, and the formation of rocky planets.
The most detailed simulations to date of how heat flows through Mars's interior are good news for the upcoming lander and will help scientists interpret its data.