A PhD student from the University of Leicester is helping to shed light on life on Mars by exploring similar environments on Earth - including an underground salt mine in North Yorkshire.
In a process similar to what happens on earth when we melt sidewalk ice with salt, Martian salt could liquify water on the frigid surface of Mars
When investigating a murder, every clue helps. New research from North Carolina State University sheds light on how – and whether – blow flies survive when buried underground during their development. It's an advance that will help ...
In the The Martian, NASA astronaut Mark Watney is stranded on Mars. At a critical moment, China offers to help the U.S. bring him back to Earth. But can these two countries cooperate to explore space in reality?
Kate Ravilious takes an 8-minute lift ride to an underground lab in Yorkshire, UK, doing research that could help NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission find life