• Far out! New map of Mars’ surface
    Posted in: 2016, SA

    An Adelaide researcher has created the most detailed, most accurate map of the surface of Mars ever produced, providing an accurate geographical assessment of Martian surface dust, sand, pebbles, bedrock, and ice. The map is an important development for ensuring the safety of future robotic and human landings on the Red Planet. It could also…

  • Crystals may divine life on Mars
    Posted in: 2013, Vic

    Evidence of life on Mars may have drawn one step closer after geological scientists discovered how water and nutrients could be found on the red planet. Siobhan Wilson, of Monash University, has collaborated with America’s Indiana University to find that water-bearing crystals on the planet’s surface can produce water and help release nutrients, supporting the…