Was life possible on Mars? Curiosity's on a one-year trek to find out.

Last August, NASA landed Curiosity on the surface of Mars. Now, after almost one year of preliminary investigations, the most scientifically capable rover in history has its sights set on its primary scientific target, Mount Sharp – a three-mile-high peak at the center of Gale Crater. » 7/09/13 12:29pm 7/09/13 12:29pm

Feast your eyes on Curiosity's latest photos of Mars, including new…

You're looking at a small section of a vast and colorful panoramic view of Mars, one of the latest to be beamed back by NASA's Curiosity rover. The panorama (click here for full-res) shows a 360-degree view of the rover's landing site, and a clear shot of the highest visible reaches of Mount Sharp, the rover's primary… » 8/28/12 12:03pm 8/28/12 12:03pm