Tsunamis are a recurring theme in disaster movies. The Impossible depicts a family’s struggle to survive in the aftermath of … Continue reading Was Mars Once Plagued by Tsunamis?
Stranded on Mars and assumed dead, astronaut Mark Watney tells himself, “I’ve got to make water and grow food on … Continue reading Could Earth’s Toughest Life-Forms Survive on Mars?
In recent years, the question of Mars has shifted from whether it hosts advanced life (an idea shown to be … Continue reading Did Mars Ever Have Liquid Water?
Make no mistake about it—Mars is an extremely hostile place for life. And a new movie called The Martian, which … Continue reading The Martian: Surviving on the Red Planet
“The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God … Continue reading Water Does Not Equal Habitability
Data collected by the Curiosity rover reinforce two important points in RTB’s creation model—namely that Earth is the ideal home … Continue reading Mars Research Reinforces Creation Model
Data from rovers continue to build strong evidence for transient periods of liquid water in local regions early in Mars’s … Continue reading Rovers Report on Mars’s Past Potential Habitability
Recently, two separate research teams discovered Tersicoccus phoenicis in NASA and ESA clean rooms, where engineers assemble spacecraft. This microbe’s … Continue reading Bacteria Found in NASA Clean Rooms Likely Traveled to Mars
New work by NASA researchers provides an explanation for two key life-detection experiments conducted by the Mars Viking landers in … Continue reading The Song Remains the Same: No Life on Mars
A growing body of evidence indicates that Venus, Mars, and Earth all started with a large quantity of water. The … Continue reading TNRTB Classic: Water and Plate Tectonics