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Poll: Do you think the Mars One project will succeed?

THE CEO OF Mars One has hit back at critics of the project, including an Irish applicant who described it as “hopelessly flawed”.<p>Earlier this week, …

Mars One Delays Timetable for Red Planet Trips Amid Criticism

The Dutch-based Mars One venture says it's delaying its timetable for one-way trips to Mars by two years, but insists that its plan will still be viable.<p>The new schedule calls for a robotic lander to be sent to the Red Planet in 2020 as a preparatory mission, with the first four-person crew landing …

Mars

6 Mythical Monsters

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4 Sky Events This Week: Mars Snuggles With Venus, Green Comet Rings a Bell

Starstruck<p>Sky-watchers get a last good look at comet Lovejoy while nearby planets jostle for attention.<p>As Earth's moon begins its climb in our night skies this week, the moons of Jupiter chase their shadows. Elsewhere in the solar system, the goddess of love makes her move on the god of war.<p><b>Jovian</b> …

Astronomy

ESSAY: Human Females Could (Should?) Be More Like Elephant Females

Changing Planet<p>By Katarzyna Nowak, Lauren McCall, and Isabel Behncke Izquierdo<p>What unique skills do women hold for the future of our species and the ecosystems we have come to dominate? What can we learn from elephants as human societies become more out of balance with nature?<p><b>They and Us</b><p>Elephants …

Everything we know about the Big Bang could be wrong

A radical new theory developed by researchers in Egypt and Canada argues the universe has no single point of origin<p>Aja Romano<p>February 12, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Daily Dot.<p>Could the Big Bang theory be wrong? A proposed new model of the universe argues yes—the …

Physics

Telescope captures ‘happy face’ galaxy

And it’s smiling down on us.<p>In what has quickly become a delightfully quirky interstellar tag on Twitter, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has …

Miracle Plane Crash Survivor Sailor Gutzler, Surrounded by Relatives, Is 'Being Strong'

How does a little girl begin to mend after surviving the terrifying plane crash that killed her parents and beloved big sister and cousin?<p>For …

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …

Eight habitable planets found orbiting distant suns in 'Goldilocks zone'

Astrophysicists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics in Cambridge, US, have found eight new planets which could support life<p>Eight new ‘Earths’ which may hold liquid water and could sustain life has been spotted orbiting a distant sun in our galaxy.<p>The new worlds double the number of …

Dwarf Galaxy, Long Overlooked, Discovered In Our 'Hood

The newest galaxy to be discovered is actually very old – and very small. And it's right in our neighborhood of the universe.<p>Although Kks3 is only 7 million light years away (about 2.5 times farther than our nearest large galaxy, Andromeda) at just 1/10,000 the stellar mass of our the Milky Way, it …

NASA Kepler Finds Milky Way's Oldest Known Earth-Mass Planets

Intelligent life in our Milky Way Galaxy may have gotten a gigantic head start, say astronomers who confirmed the detection of low-mass, rocky planets around a star that’s at least 11.2 billion years old, or more than twice the age of our own solar system.<p>In a paper recently published in <i>The</i> …

The resting places of giants

A name that’s cropped up quite a lot in this blog so far is Pausanias, a Greek from Asia Minor, who toured old Greece at the height of the Roman …

Coolest Archaeological Discoveries of 2014

Thanks to the careful work of archaeologists, we learned more in the past year about Stonehenge's hidden monuments, Richard III's gruesome death and …

Another 'Lost City' Found, This One in Mexico

(Newser) – Just a week after news broke of a "lost city" discovered in Cambodia, archaeologists have uncovered an ancient Mayan city among the dense …

Four billion-year-old meteorite reveals climate of ancient Mars

Stonehenge discovery could rewrite British pre-history

The most important discovery at Stonehenge for a generation could be destroyed by David Cameron's plan to build a tunnel at the World Heritage Site<p>Archaeologists have discovered the earliest settlement at Stonehenge - but the Mesolithic camp could be destroyed if government plans for a new tunnel …