On March 3, 2021, the red planet Mars and Pleiades star cluster in Taurus will appear close together on the sky’s dome. The two won’t get this close again until 2038! See photos of the big event.
NASA has selected 16 cool new futuristic space technology concepts for further study. Four of them are from NASA’s own Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), including a railway system on the moon to move cargo.
When computer nerds are placed in command of one of humanity’s most ambitious scientific undertakings, you know there’s going to be some fun involved. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)âhome of mission control for the Mars rovers Perseverance and Curiosityâtakes advantage of the brilliance of their staff, and the fact that tens of millions of people […]
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The striped pattern on the parachute used by the Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a hidden message. Internet sleuths were able to figure it out within a few hours.
In the Feb. 20 edition of the Daily Journal, cartoonist Michael Ramirez shows ice-covered cows in Texas wishing for “a little global warming, please.” No problem — we have global warming now and that’s the reason for more frequent severe…
For the first time, astronomers have detected the vaporized remains of the crusts of long-dead Earth-like and Mars-like planets in the atmospheres of white dwarf stars.
(University of Rhode Island) Research conducted by scientists at the University of Rhode Island published today in Nature Communications found that microbes living in ancient sediment below the seafloor are sustained primarily by chemicals created by the natural irradiation of water molecules. Results of this research may have implications for life on Mars.