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Novel system can extract oxygen, fuel from salty water on Mars

Novel system can extract oxygen, fuel from salty water on Mars

Washington: A team led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US has developed a new system that can extract oxygen and hydrogen fuel from ...Read More

Scientists decode how Mars lost its water and continues to lose

Scientists decode how Mars lost its water and continues to lose

Scientists have further decoded the phenomenon that led Mars to lose the equivalent of a global ocean of water up to hundreds of feet dee...Read More

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

Mars to be opposite, closest to Sun on October 13

On that date, Mars will be at opposition -- opposite the Sun in the sky. Earth will be situated directly between Mars and the Sun.

This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life

This device may help detect signs of extraterrestrial life

Although Earth is uniquely situated in the solar system to support creatures that call it home, different forms of life could have once e...Read More

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

Bacteria could survive journey to Mars, suggests new study

The study showed that thick aggregates, or colonies that the bacteria form, can provide sufficient protection for the survival of bacteri...Read More

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

The findings effectively throw cold water on the dominant 'warm and wet ancient Mars' hypothesis, which proposes that rivers, rainfall an...Read More

China launches global naming campaign for Mars rover

China launches global naming campaign for Mars rover

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday announced the launch of a global naming campaign for the country's Mars rover.Ac...Read More

All you need to know about UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

All you need to know about UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday launched its Hope probe, also the Arab world's first Mars orbiter, at 6:58 a.m. local time (2158...Read More

China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission

China prepares to launch Long March-5 rocket for Mars mission

The fourth Long March-5 rocket, to be used to launch China's first Mars exploration mission, was vertically transported to the launching ...Read More

Lava-like mud flows on Mars: Scientists find

Lava-like mud flows on Mars: Scientists find

The numerous mountain cones in the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet may be the result of mud volcanoes.

Salty liquids on Mars -- present, but not habitable?

Salty liquids on Mars -- present, but not habitable?

A team of researchers have shown that stable liquids on present-day Mars are not suitable environments for known terrestrial organisms.

From naming his son XAE A-12 to selling flamethrowers, 5 things only Elon Musk can do

From naming his son XAE A-12 to selling flamethrowers, 5 things only Elon Musk can do

Elon Musk, best known for creating Tesla, always finds himself in the spotlight with things only he can do.With the most recent being his...Read More

This day 25 years ago: Month of Mars

This day 25 years ago: Month of Mars

Mars, we are told, has vast dusty plains. In the dust lies felsite, a reddish mineral. This accounts for the planet's ruddy light. But th...Read More

Early Mars could have been habitable: Study

Early Mars could have been habitable: Study

Tokyo: Surface water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbial life, suggests new research which found that the Red Planet's wa...Read More

Martian aurora may tell about planet’s water loss

Martian aurora may tell about planet’s water loss

Washington: A type of aurora in Mars — first identified by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft in 2016 — is the most common form of the lights occurr...Read More

Evidence of life on Mars for bees, bugs?

Evidence of life on Mars for bees, bugs?

On the basis of pictures taken by various rovers on the Red Planet, there are insect and reptile-like creatures living on the planet, cla...Read More

Wine sent-off for ageing in space

Wine sent-off for ageing in space

Cape Canaveral, Florida: A dozen bottles of fine French wine have arrived at the space station, not for the astronauts, but for science. ...Read More

Cultivation on Moon and Mars is possible

Cultivation on Moon and Mars is possible

Researchers say that future settlers can grow crops on Martian and Lunar soil

Men are from Mars, women are from Earth

Men are from Mars, women are from Earth

It is an old gender stereotype that girls are not as good at maths and science as boys; it has been debunked many times over.

Earth isn’t enough, let’s move to Mars

Earth isn’t enough, let’s move to Mars

Billionaire entrepreneurs Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are at the forefront of a new age commercial space exploration programmes and actually...Read More

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