Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers
A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’s surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by free-flowing rivers as previously thought, according to new UBC research.
Aug 3, 2020
UBC researchers establish new timeline for ancient magnetic field on Mars
Mars had a global magnetic field much earlier—and much later—in the planet’s history than scientists have previously known.
May 1, 2020
Magnetic field at Martian surface ten times stronger than expected
New data gleaned from the magnetic sensor aboard NASA’s InSight spacecraft is offering an unprecedented close-up of magnetic fields on Mars.
Feb 24, 2020
UBC researcher studies yeast to protect astronauts from space radiation
Corey Nislow is not an astronaut, but if humanity makes it to Mars safely, he will have played a vital role.
Dec 16, 2019