The Big Question: We have our biggest chance yet of finding proof of living things on the red planet, and some of the world’s most developed technology is going to help us do it
In just a couple of years, the mission could have answered whether or not there are living organisms living on our neighbouring planet
The first of two European spacecraft probing for life on the red planet will leave Earth from Kazakhstan on Monday
Footage shows men hurling boxes of Snickers into a bomb crater, before dousing them in diesel and setting them on fire
'Mars was a very different planet to the one we are able to see today'
The knowledge gained from studying Commander Kelly and his twin brother could be key in getting humans to Mars
Mars and Snickers multipack bars from a factory in Germany may have been contaminated
Compromised Camembert, kamikaze lampshades, and now chunks of plastic in Mars bars – one man's scandal is another man's business opportunity, making 'crisis PR' a burgeoning sector. Emma Ledger speaks to those who hold it all together when thing fall – quite literally – apart
Unusual mineral outcrops on Mars look very similar to microbe-created formations here on Earth
The Nasa project could be applied both to an attempt to colonise Mars and, on Earth, to farming in tropical areas hit by rising temperatures and drought
Radial troughs — which appear to be formed by gas flowing from underneath the ice and up, carrying dust with it — have been referred to as spiders because of their shape
Curiosity's position near the dune will allow geologists to get the first-ever close looks at dunes on another planet
The slow destruction of the planet’s atmosphere was caused by huge rope-like tendrils of magnetic rotations, scientists say, as they reveal data that showed that Mars has huge aurora akin to the Earth’s northern lights
Nasa could be about to announce that Mars once looked a lot like Earth.
The last announcement about Nasa’s Mars work revealed proof of running water on the Red Planet
The London fog might be bad — but at least the country isn’t being eaten away by an acidic vapour that is spewing out of its volcanoes.