Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Surprises on Mars

Just after the Mars rover Curiosity completed its first scoop of Martian soil, project leaders halted the testing process when a small piece of unknown junk was found in one of the pictures. It turns out the refuse is harmless,…

Mars Rover Curiosity Finds Ancient Streambed on Mars

While much of the excitement surrounding the landing of NASA’s newest rover on Mars was about the thrill of interplanetary exploration or the prospect of finding life on the red planet, many of the discoveries uncovered by the Curiosity rover…

Mars Rover Curiosity Stops to Check Out a Rock

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity this week stopped to examine a football-sized rock on the way to its current destination. The rover stopped about 8 feet out from the rock, which has been named “Jake Matijevic” after the surface operations systems…

Storms Move Boulders Weighing 78 Tons

As LiveScience is reporting, boulders on Ireland’s coast have been confounding scientists for years. You see, these boulders, some weighting in excess of 78 tons, have a tendency to get up and walk around. The rocks on the coastline of…