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Mars may hold liquid water raising hopes of alien life

Scientists have found the chemical calcium percholate which would suck moisture out of the air and keep water liquid on the surface<p>Mars may hold liquid water raising the chances of finding life on the Red Planet.<p>Although scientists have long known that there is frozen water at the poles of Mars, …

European Space Agency

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars still considered hostile to life<p>Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that …

In The Netherlands, A Giant Wind Turbine For People To Live On

Why not?<p>Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a giant proposed wind turbine for the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, which will feature apartments and hotel rooms along the outside of the structure.<p>Artist's images of the Windwheel at night look a …

Life’s building blocks in infant star system

“From a life in the universe point of view, this is great news,” said a researcher.<p>For the first time, astronomers have detected the presence of …

10 billion years ago, our sky was full of stars being born

Light pollution and city living mean that we don't often get to enjoy the full splendor of the night's sky. Ten billion years ago, however, it would have been hard to ignore. The image above shows how the night's sky would have looked 10 billion years ago during our galaxy's "baby boom" phase.<p>At …

Spectacular macro images reveal minute details of insects faces - Telegraph

Nature Photography

New Scientist - Wetenschapsnieuws en opinie van de Nederlandstalige New Scientist

Laatste berichten<p>Top Story<p>23 januari 2018 | Van de redactie<p>Voor het eerst dingen er naast onderzoekers van universiteiten ook wetenschappers van …

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

Kathmandu

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Josh Gad

Donkere materie wordt het liefst met rust gelaten

Donkere materie is zo anti-sociaal dat het niet eens met zichzelf wil praten. Nieuwe metingen van botsingen tussen tientallen clusters van …

The real 'Terminator?' Chinese scientists create liquid metal machine

It’s the rise of the machines – a Chinese research team has developed shape-shifting, liquid metal machines. No, this isn’t the idea for a new “Terminator” sequel. Scientists from both the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University’s …

Nanotech

Could the power of a neutron star be harnessed?

While filling your tank at the gas station and watching the dollars and cents tick up faster and faster, you might find yourself wondering when all …

New Evidence May Identify Mystery Object at Milky Way Galaxy's Core

New observations may finally reveal the identity of a mystery object circling around the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy — …

Grote rode vlek - Ruimtefoto

<b>Wij kennen het als de ‘grote rode vlek’ van Jupiter. Wat het echt is? De grootste storm van ons zonnestelsel.</b><p>De storm woedt al driehonderd jaar, en …