New research by the University of Leicester and The Open University into evidence of water on Mars, sufficiently warm enough to support life, has been published this week in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-11-meteorites-reveal-mars.html#jCp
Each of these six new images also includes data from telescopes covering other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, such as visible and infrared light. This collection of images represents just a small fraction of the treasures that reside in Chandra’s unique X-ray archive.
Manto de hielo del polo norte de Marte, presentado como un mosaico de 57 imágenes separadas de la Cámara Stereo de Alta Resolución a bordo de Mars Express de la Agencia Espacial Europea. El manto se extiende por aproximadamente 1000 km. Las fotos fueron tomadas desde 300 a 500 km de altura. El 2 de Junio se celebró el 10 aniversario del lanzamiento de la misión Mars Express.
In the ancient cratered southern highlands of Mars, the faint traces of a wet past are seen in the form of channels (lower centre), fluidised debris around craters (bottom right) and blocks of eroded sediments (top left). Volcanic activity may have deposited the fine dusting of dark material visible in the top left.
Landsat images: Violent Earth: With a 16-day repeat to every place on the land surface, there is a good chance that a volcanic eruption will be recorded. This picture shows Mount Etna, Italy, blowing its top once again, this time in 2001.