Tag Archives: Viking

10 photos that tell the story of Mars exploration

1. Holy gigapixels! This is technically cheating as following this link takes you to several gigapixel images of Mars that you can zoom and pan around, but they’re so amazing hopefully you can forgive me. These incredibly detailed images from … Continue reading

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Minerals and the search for life on Mars

Understanding if life could ever have existed on Mars is one of the most challenging scientific questions facing us in the 21st Century. We know that the Martian surface at present is an arid environment bombarded with ultraviolet radiation, so … Continue reading

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