mars

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

Methane on Mars won’t be a mystery much longer

Methane on Mars won’t be a mystery much longer

Melbourne: Scientists have taken an important step towards revealing the mysterious source of methane on Mars, by refining estimates of t...Read More

Mars may become habitable, all thanks to this material

Mars may become habitable, all thanks to this material

Regions of Mars could be made habitable with a material – silica aerogel – that mimics Earth’s atmospheric greenhouse effect, according t...Read More

Pasta rocks, new sign of life on Mars

Pasta rocks, new sign of life on Mars

Washington: Rocks on the surface of Mars that look like layers of pasta may be the most obvious sign of life on the Red Planet, a NASA-fu...Read More

Huge water bodies found on Mars

Huge water bodies found on Mars

Houston: Scientists have discovered one of the largest water reservoirs on Mars, in the form of ice layers buried over a kilometre beneat...Read More

River water persisted on Mars much later than thought

River water persisted on Mars much later than thought

Washington: Water from rivers on Mars persisted on at hundreds of locations on Red Planet much later into its history than previously tho...Read More

NASA spacecraft explored edges of Martian sea 2 decades ago

NASA spacecraft explored edges of Martian sea 2 decades ago

Washington: NASA’s first rover mission to Mars, the Pathfinder, may have explored the edges of an early Martian sea in 1997, according to...Read More

Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging, 200,000 bottles a minute

Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging, 200,000 bottles a minute

Washington: Soft-drinks giant Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time that it produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging a year, wh...Read More

NASA declares end of Opportunity rover’s mission on Mars

NASA declares end of Opportunity rover’s mission on Mars

Washington DC [USA]: The NASA has officially called time on its Opportunity Mars rover, after the six-wheeled robot landed on the Red Pla...Read More

Mars more porous than thought, NASA’s Curiosity rover finds

Mars more porous than thought, NASA’s Curiosity rover finds

Washington: Rocks on Mars are more porous and less compacted than scientists expected, according to a study that used data from NASA’s Cu...Read More

NASA’s Curiosity finds Mars rocks more porous than expected

NASA’s Curiosity finds Mars rocks more porous than expected

New York: Researchers have used non-science engineering data from NASA’s Curiosity rover to find Mars rocks less compacted and more porou...Read More

NASA’s Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

NASA’s Curiosity rover snaps last selfie on Martian ridge

Washington: After spending more than a year on a twisting ridge on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover has snapped its last selfie as it moves o...Read More

NASA’s Opportunity rover might have ‘died’ on Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover might have ‘died’ on Mars

Washington: NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching ...Read More

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover likely ‘dead’

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover likely ‘dead’

Washington: NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover that went into hibernation last June after a massive dust storm blocked sunlight from reaching ...Read More

NASA’s Opportunity rover completes 15 years on Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover completes 15 years on Mars

Washington: NASA’s golf-cart-sized Opportunity rover has completed 15 years of its touchdown on the surface of Mars, the US space agency ...Read More

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