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Radio Signals from Jupiter Could Aid Search for Alien Life

Powerful radio signals that Jupiter generates could be used to help researchers scan its giant moons for oceans that could be home to …

Salt on Mars May Turn Ice into Liquid Water (Video)

It may seem impossible that water could flow on the frigid surface of Mars, but a new study in a simulated Red Planet environment shows that a type …

Atacama Desert

Dropship offers safe landings for Mars rovers

The dramatic conclusion to ESA's latest StarTiger project: a 'dropship' quadcopter steers itself to lower a rover gently onto a safe patch of the …

ESA’s experimental space plane gearing up for November debut

The European Space Agency (ESA) Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) is enjoying a stay in Holland ahead of being shipped to Kourou, French Guiana …

Scientists analysing data from NASA's Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn's largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as Earth's Dead Sea.

4th July 2014<p>Ocean inside Titan could be as salty as the Dead Sea<p><b>Scientists analysing data from NASA's Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean</b> …

Jupiter's Moons: Facts About the Largest Jovian Moons

With a total of 67 known moons — including four large moons known as the Galilean satellites — Jupiter almost qualifies as a solar system unto itself.<p>…

NASA Is Building Robots to 3D-Print Infrastructure on Mars

Image: NASA<p>From 2024, the Mars One mission plans to launch a crew of four settlers every two years to establish a permanent human colony on Mars. …

2024, a space odyssey

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has long inspired intense curiosity as the only planet in our solar system to have a surface that's visible …

Mozilla takes the Web 3D with Oculus Rift VR experiment

Prototype can show 3D graphics in real 3D.<p>With WebGL and fast JavaScript, the browser is becoming a viable gaming platform. Mozilla has been …

Tiny elephant-like mammal discovered in Namib Desert

The shrew may look mouse-like, but it shares more of its DNA with elephants.<p>A new species of elephant shrew, or round-eared segni, called the …