Posts Tagged: Mars
Last night, NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on the surface of Mars, beginning its year long exploration of the planet.
The Guardian has compiled a short history of Mars musing, which highlights scientists’ fascination with the planet. Since their first sightings in the 17th century, scientists argued about the planet’s capability for sustaining life:
“Lowell eventually ‘saw’ and published maps of not only canals but also vastly thick lines of cultivated vegetation, oases and cities, standing out against ‘one vast Sahara’....more
Martian landscapes that will blow your mind.
There’s water on the moon, and that has implications for future manned space travel.
Unmanned non-lethalwhale hunting looks pretty cool.
To protect yourself against the swine flu, catch a cold?....more