Carmina Castro

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Take a virtual tour of Mars' Gale Crater, an ancient land of lakes

Since its dramatic touchdown on Mars in 2012,<p>NASA’sCuriosityrover has inched its way toward Mount Sharp, the 3-mile-high peak in the middle of Gale Crater, finally arriving at its base late last year. And now, with the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen, you can experience the same dusty, …

Nature Communications

Visit the Moon Without Leaving Your Desk

The full Image Map of the Moon showing an image mosaic created from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Wide Angle Camera aboard the Lunar …

Astronomy

A Nebula Illuminated By Its Missing Stars

In a sky so full of stars it’s often difficult to figure out where constellations are, one dark spot stands out: The Coalsack Nebula. Parked near one of the five brightest stars comprising the Southern Cross – perhaps the most easily spotted asterism in the southern sky – the nebula looks like an …

Astronomy

NASA tests 'fuel-free' space travel that could one day see humans reach moon in FOUR HOURS

LUCASFILMHan Solo and Chewie prepare to blast into hyperspeed<p>Scientists are working on concepts of propelling both manned and unmanned craft with the …

Could These Weird Space Objects Be the First Proof of Intelligent Aliens?

We're not saying they're aliens ... but ... Oh, you know the rest.<p>The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence has been running roughly (figuratively and literally, at times) since Frank Drake launched Project Ozma in the late 1950s. In all that searching, it's found only a few stray signals of …