Solar wind plasma data captured by the Tianwen-1 probe while in transit to Mars represent an important step toward a new era of cooperative Martian space exploration.
New research suggests that to minimize radiation risk for human exploration of Mars, astronauts will need to dig deep for safety.
On Earth, the water cycle is a dominant climate force. On Mars, it’s the dust.
In our April issue of Eos, we follow researchers who get to the root of the Amazon basin’s rich landscape.
By analyzing rare Martian meteorites, researchers have uncovered a crystalline structure created by a large asteroid or comet impact that potentially affected the Red Planet’s habitability.
Studies since 2018 have provided competing explanations of bright radar reflections from the base of the south polar ice cap.
A detailed study of evaporite (chloride) deposits on Mars shows that small bodies of surface water persisted until about 2.5 Ga, more recently than previously thought.
Two recently published papers zoom in on the mystery source of methane in the Martian atmosphere.