NASA's 'MAVEN' mission delivers unique glimpses of the Martian atmosphere
An illustration of the surface of Mars (Shutterstock)

Provided by Dwayne Brown, Nancy Jones, and Bill Steigerwald / NASA NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution ( MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars, produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet, and yielded a comprehensive map…