“The Big One”: The Most Powerful Marsquake Ever Detected

A new paper explains how the largest recorded seismic event on Mars provided evidence for the release of stress within the Martian crust.

Beth Johnson

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Artist illustration of Mars Insight Lander. Credit: NASA/JPL

The ground shakes. Paintings tilt. Walls crack. Rubble may fall. On Earth, we understand how and where these events happen due to the…

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Beth Johnson

Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Buy me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/planetarypan