Denika Saunders

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Light seconds, light years, light centuries: How to measure extreme distances - Yuan-Sen Ting

Earth survived near-miss from 2012 solar storm: NASA

Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to "knock modern civilization back to the …

Why Scientists Want To Throw Lawn Darts At Mars

Experts from NASA say it’s time to stop beating around the bush when it comes to looking for life on Mars—and they’ve started an Indiegogo campaign to do something about it.<p>Mars almost definitely has water below its surface, and it’s possible that it might have life there too -- buried deep in the …

Solar flare flurry footage released by Nasa – video

Nasa images from its Solar Dynamics Observatory show the sun producing solar flares. A mid-level flare was registered in the last week of August, but the activity continued, with more than six further flares registered by the SDO. A solar flare is a burst of radiation that cannot penetrate the …

Welcome To Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying

In a fun competition to design a 3-D-printed Martian habitat, three designs are finalists.<p>NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet. But a couple of crucial questions …

Habitats