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Hurrah! Boffins finally discover liquid water sloshing around on Mars

And again, the liquid involved would be far saltier than Earth's oceans (and the salts are likely perchlorates, which aren't as common on Earth). "There's not...


Mars to be in opposition and make a close approach in July

That is the point in Mars' orbit when it comes closest to Earth. Mars at opposition will take place on Thursday night into early Friday morning - the first ti...


Total Lunar Eclipse This Friday

Part of the Moon's shadow fell near the South Pole, so partial coverage of the Sun was visible in parts of southern Australia. The period of complete eclipse ...


Blood Moon 2018 & the Longest Eclipse of the 21sth Century

This happens when the moon is completely covered in the aura of the earth . The last lunar eclipse on January 31, 2018, which was known as the Super Blue ...


Boeing’s already-delayed Starliner spacecraft suffers propellant leak during engine testing

Since then, the space agency has had to rely on Russian Federation to fly its astronauts to space, at a cost of more than $80 million (roughly Rs. 550 ccrores) ...


AccuWeather Alert: Heavy rain on the way for Wednesday

As for the humidity, the service says it'll remain as muggy as ever the rest of the week. Quarter-sized hail and 60 miles per hour winds are possible with thi...


Your recycling may be going into landfill overseas instead of being recycled

The National Audit Office (NAO) says over half of the packaging reported as recycled is actually being sent overseas to be processed. It said Michael Gove's ...


Underground lake found on Mars, raising possibility of life

Orosei said the lake's water was below freezing point but remained liquid thanks to a sizeable amount of salt. " Most importantly, this allows liquid water ...


Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

Boffins have discovered the first-ever liquid water lake on Mars and is thought to be the largest body of liquid water ever found on the Red Planet . Mars ...


SA to witness longest lunar eclipse of the century this week

As it lines up with the Earth and sun, the rising full moon will darken and change from silver to rusty or awful blood red. The longest total lunar eclipse o...


Possible lake spotted under a polar ice cap-on Mars

The radar investigation shows that south polar region of Mars is made of many layers of ice and dust down to a depth of about 1.5 km in the 200 km-wide area a...


Scientists may have found liquid water on Mars

For as long as anyone can remember, Mars was the planet that scientists, astronomers and stargazers looked to and wondered 'is there life out there?'. The wat...


Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years

Mars will be at its brightest appearance since 2003 when Mars made its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years. Mars will still be more visible than ...


SpaceX to launch second new Falcon 9 rocket in three days

A Block 5 Falcon 9 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Interested in solar? Get a solar cost estimate and find out how much a solar system would cost for yo...


Liquid water 'lake' is discovered on Mars

Water, of course, is a prerequisite for life as we know it. Ed Howker has the details, and we talk to astrobiologist Manish Patel and Tom Kerss, an astronomer b...


Liquid water on Mars! Lake discovered under Martian ice cap

When Orosei and his colleagues analyzed the data, they saw what looked like a lake of water about 12 miles in diameter and a mile below a surface layer made up ...


Mars shocker: Liquid water lake found on the Red Planet

Despite the obvious excitement surrounding the findings, Mars' surface is "inhospitable to life", according to the Open University's Dr. Manish Patel, and res...


NASA set to launch world's first mission to touch the Sun..

The side closest to the sun was spray-coated to reflect the star's energy, allowing the spacecraft to stay as cool as possible. NASA will send a car-sized NA...


Trump looks to end Obama-era emissions regulations

The proposal is still under review, but the core elements aren't expected to change, the sources said. The plan is also likely to set up a high-stakes battle ...


There might once have been life on the moon, study finds

The presence of water on the Moon is nothing new. Dirk Schulze-Makuch, an astrobiologist at Washington State University , and Ian Crawford, a professor of ...