Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the universe?
REFERENCE Read on for a brief history of UFO sightings, potential explanations for them, and cultural attitudes toward the phenomenon.
Potential evidence of extraterrestrial radio signals from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth, were likely just interference from human technology, researchers say.
Photos snapped by Perseverance show that Jezero Crater did indeed host a large river-fed lake in the ancient past.
Perseverance collected another drilled-out core of a Martian rock dubbed "Rochette," sealing the sample in its designated titanium tube on Wednesday (Sept. 8).
Perseverance sealed up a drilled-out core of a Red Planet rock dubbed "Rochette" over the weekend. The mission team aims to replicate that success soon, putting poor Rochette to the drill again.
Perseverance has likely snagged its first-ever Red Planet sample, socking away a drilled-out core of a rock dubbed "Rochette."
Space.com recently caught up with author and journalist Leslie Kean to discuss UFOs and where research into the puzzling objects is heading.
Perseverance drilled its first sample-collecting hole on Friday (Aug. 6), but data beamed back to Earth by the rover indicate that no Mars rock or dirt made it into the sampling tube.
When a rocky planet half the size of Venus, an ocean world, and perhaps a planet that could host liquid water on its surface all show up orbiting the same star, astronomers take notice.
Since touching down on Aug. 5, 2012, Curiosity has been helping scientists better understand Mars' past habitability and how the planet has changed over time.