Why do we need to collect rocks from the surface of mars?

Answer A project that is yet to come to fruition, the collection of rocks from the surface of Mars, once launched, will help scientists understand the geology, climate, history and possibility of past and... Read More »

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Why did scientist collect icicles from Mars?

Is there ice on the surface of mars?

In 2003, California Institute of Technology scientists reported that after studying satellite images that the poles on Mars consist of water-based ice. In 2009, NASA reported that a satellite retur... Read More »

Can crystal rocks survive on the surface of the sun?

The surface of the sun is hot enough to easily melt any rock or crystal. The temperature of the sun's surface is a sweltering 6000 degrees Celsius. Rocks and crystals melt at between 700 and 1000 d... Read More »

What is the surface of Mars made of?

The surface of Mars is made mostly of basalt and covered by a thin layer of iron oxide, which gives Mars its red color. Also, Mars has large and small craters dotted along its surface. A unique fea... Read More »