No planet in our solar system has been linked to more misconceptions than Mars, where NASA's Curiosity rover is scheduled to touch down on Sunday night. Here are the five most persistent myths about the Red Planet.
Fluctuations in ice melting over time in Greenland may mean that the trajectory towards a complete melt is less direct than previously thought. New research suggests that future sea level rise predictions should be made cautiously.
The ultimate destination of the NASA rover Curiosity is a gigantic mountain in a huge crater, where scientists will be looking for signs of life. But geologists are also excited for the possibilities right where the rover lands.