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• November 04, 2016
Still images of Mars often give a false impression that Mars is a dead planet—but time-lapse imaging from the European Mars Express spacecraft reveals the planet as it really is.
• November 11, 2015
Planetary scientist and dust devil expert Ralph Lorenz describes how the upcoming Mars InSight lander's sensitive seismometer might be able to detect dust devils.
• November 05, 2015
A summary of Jupiter's changing face as seen from Earth during its 2014/2015 apparition.
• November 02, 2015
Planetary scientist Ralph Lorenz briefs us on the current state of our knowledge on dust devils on Earth and Mars.
• July 29, 2014
One of the hot topics of the 8th International Conference on Mars was the nature of Mars' ancient past. Abigail Fraeman reports on our updated view of whether Mars was ever warm and wet.
• March 06, 2014
Continue exploring Venus and begin looking at Mars in this video of class 5 of Bruce Betts' Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy class.
• February 28, 2014
This video of class 4 of Bruce Betts' Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy class discusses eclipses, Mercury, Venus, and a comparison of the atmospheres of Venus, Earth, and Mars.
• January 20, 2014
The latest postcards from Mars Express feature cloudy skies.
• December 09, 2013
Two grand canyons fill with fog, one on Earth and one on Mars.
• November 11, 2013
In the face of disaster, the search for answers and ways to help continues, on the ground and in space.
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