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Suspended 'spoon' spotted on Mars

Another unusual formation on the Red Planet wows space fans by resembling a popular eating utensil.

By September 2, 2015


'Woman' in Mars rover pic is not quite as she appears

What looks like a mysterious figure in a Mars photo gets the Internet excited; CNET's Eric Mack asks NASA what the space agency makes of it all.

By August 11, 2015


Sometimes a crab-shaped rock on Mars is just a crab-shaped rock

Eagle-eyed alien fans spotted a crab-like formation in a Mars photo. It joins an illustrious lineage of weird objects photographed on the Red Planet.

By August 4, 2015


This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover's high-resolution camera has returned pictures of a dusty sunset on the Red Planet.

By May 10, 2015


Liquid water on Mars right under rover's nose?

We've known for some time that the Red Planet has frozen water and likely once hosted massive oceans, but it turns out Curiosity may not have to dig too deep to wet its whistle.

By April 14, 2015


New Curiosity rover selfie makes Mars the star of the snapshot

Curiosity's latest self-portrait shows the plucky machine surrounded by Mars landscape details, including Mount Sharp, cliffs and the crater rim.

By February 25, 2015


Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 2014


'Thigh bone' on Mars? NASA explains an unusual find

Space-alien theorists have gotten a thrill from a bone-like object found on Mars, but NASA has a more plausible explanation.

By August 22, 2014


Curiosity rover selfie celebrates first Martian year

Curiosity already passed the one Earth-year milestone, now NASA marks the occasion of a full Martian year with a fresh rover selfie.

By June 24, 2014


Mars orbiter snaps Curiosity and tracks from far above

Get a rare perspective on the Curiosity rover's travels across a distant planet with a fascinating image snapped by NASA's Mars orbiter.

By April 17, 2014