Category: Science

Proof Life Survives on Mars for Millions of Years

This could transform the search for extraterrestrial life in space: scientists have proved life can survive for millions of years on Mars. The search for extraterrestrial life has ended up looking a lot more like Biology 101 than Prometheus.  Instead of ancient alien megastructures, we’re mostly looking for xenobacteria that can survive the harsh radiation, thin […]

Artificially Cooling Earth with Volcano Eruptions Is Dangerous—The Lack of Regulation is ‘Deeply Disconcerting’

A controversial plan to cool down the planet by artificially simulating volcanic eruptions could have disastrous consequences for Earth—yet there are no laws or regulations to stop any country or private company from deploying such technology. Solar geoengineering is one of the proposed ways to artificially reduce global temperatures. It is often seen as one […]

5 places to grab dinner, drinks with a view of KSC

CLOSE 2017 ROCKET LAUNCHES FROM THE SPACE COAST Watch SpaceX launch and land its Falcon 9 rocket | 0:39 Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center with a Korean communications satellite and land the first stage on the Of Course I Still Love You drone ship. 1 of 18 CLOSE 2017 […]

How to See the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

Leonid meteors seem to rain across the sky in November 2002. Photograph by B.A.E. Inc., Alamy Sky-watchers are getting set for a celestial lion to roar, as the annual Leonid meteor shower kicks into high gear later this week. Viewing conditions should be near ideal during the shower’s peak, late on November 17 and into […]