Karen Xu

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Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter<p>Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Mars Mission

How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.<p>Poison dart frogs are one of the most toxic species on Earth. So who would have thought these tiny, brilliantly colored amphibians could help save …


The big bang: are we in a ‘pics or it didn’t happen’ type situation?

Scientists at Cern are suggesting they could soon detect miniature black holes, proving the existence of parallel universes and disproving the big bang theory of the creation of the universe. Or something<p><b>Name:</b> The big bang<p><b>Age:</b> 13.8bn years, or no age at all, because it didn’t happen.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Big …