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Three more missions to Mars planned


November 24th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) After the latest mission takes off Saturday, NASA is planning to send three more missions to Mars, with the next one scheduled in 2013, according to ... Read more...

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Hot springs on Mars may have nourished life


November 4th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Warm water mingled with rocks under the Martian surface for eons and may have been the likeliest places where life flourished on the Red Planet."If surface ... Read more...

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Conditions favourable to life existed throughout Mars


June 25th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The presence of minerals in craters of northern Mars, as shown by two orbiters, suggests that conditions favourable to life existed throughout the Red Planet, not just in ... Read more...

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Mars clay layer cake adds to evidence of the red planets watery past


August 8th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a Martian layer cake of clay minerals sliced open by an ancient channel adds to evidence of the red planets watery ... Read more...

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US scientists find fresh evidence of life on Mars


July 17th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pasadena (California), July 17 (IANS) There is fresh evidence pointing to life on Mars in the distant past, US scientists claim. In two new studies, the scientists report that Mars once hosted ... Read more...

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Ancient Mars hosted wet environments that had the potential to support life


July 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Two studies based on data from NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that the Red Planet once hosted vast lakes, flowing rivers and a variety of other ... Read more...

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Anthropologists solve mystery of blue pigment used by ancient Mayans


February 27th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Anthropologists have solved the centuries-old mystery of how the ancient Maya produced an unusual blue pigment that was used in offerings, pottery, murals and other contexts across Mesoamerica ... Read more...

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Possible Mars landing sites’ pictures released in colour


November 14th, 2007 - 2:04 am ICT by admin
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