Professor of Planetary Geosciences at The Open University
Mars: mounting evidence for subglacial lakes, but could they really host life?
Although the new findings make Mars even more interesting than before, they haven’t advanced its ranking in the list of solar system bodies …
Marsquakes: InSight lander shows active faults in the planet’s crust
It successfully managed to use a robot arm to place a seismometer on ground clear of landing platform, then cover it with a wind & thermal shield
From Neptune's blue hue to Jupiter's red spot: are the colours of the planets real?
Many images of planets have been manipulated. So have we seen their true colours? Not always, it turns out.
Water, water, everywhere—where to drink in the solar system
Ice is everywhere in the solar system and there may even be liquid water beneath the surface of a number of planets. But could we ever get to it?