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20 Images From Mars That Will Forever Change How You See The Red Planet

Twelve years ago, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.<p>With its HiRISE camera on board, it’s covered the world many times over, catching the descent and landing of the Curiosity rover.<p>It helped show that Phobos (above) and Deimos (below) resulted from impacts, not asteroid capture.<p>It even …

Space That Never Was is one artist’s vision of a never-ending space race

Where else might we have gone?<p>There’s something appealing about space artwork, whether it’s the cover of a zany science fiction novel, or promotional art cooked up by NASA. Recently an art blog from Polish concept artist and illustrator Maciej Rebisz caught my eye. Titled Space that Never Was, it’s …

Encuentran 7 planetas del tamaño de la Tierra a 40 años luz

Un sistema de siete planetas del tamaño a la Tierra y a sólo 40 años luz de distancia ha sido descubierto por un equipo de astrónomos. Tres de ellos …

Europa lander mission: Nasa plans to hunt for alien life on Jupiter's icy moon

Nasa is considering launching a mission to search for aliens on Europa. Jupiter's icy moon is currently considered one of the most likely objects in …

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

El viaje de un fotón desde el Sol hasta Júpiter [VÍDEO]

A <b>Alphonse Swinehar</b> se le ha ocurrido que la mejor manera de mostrar la inmensidad de las distancias en el Sistema Solar es mostrar <b>el tiempo que tarda</b> …

Pokemon GO’s “Poke Bank” update revealed for transfer plus trading

Pokemon GO has been spotted in the code for the newest Pokemon Bank app update for the Nintendo 3DS. This is the Pokemon Sun and Moon connection to …

NASA is close to figuring out how to put space crews in cryostasis on long space journeys

Longer trips to say Europa, Titan or even the Outer Oort cloud will almost certainly require some form of suspended animation, in the form of …

Nine visions for lunar architecture revealed in Moontopia competition

Nine space-age designs have been revealed as the winners of the Moontopia competition, which asked architects and designers to visualise life on the …

Carbon Fiber

Curiosity Finds a Melted Space Metal Meteorite on the Surface of Mars

Since it landed on the surface of the Red Planet in 2012, the Curiosity rover has made some rather surprising finds. In the past, this has included …

Meteorites

Por qué no intentamos colonizar Venus en lugar de Marte

Colonizar Venus podría ser una idea factible teniendo en cuenta que existen pruebas de que una vez hubo vida allí.<p>Sí, tenemos una obsesión con Marte, …

PokeVision for Pokemon GO returns : New Alternatives

Today we’ve got a collection of Pokemon GO forks and alternatives to PokeVision, the first big name in 3rd-party mapping in the game. This set of …

Mars contamination fear could divert Curiosity rover

NASA must avoid spreading Earth microbes to suspected water in hillside streaks.<p>Four years into its travels across Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover faces …

World Heritage in the High Seas: The Time Has Come

Changing Planet<p><i>The report by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which explores the different ways the World Heritage Convention may one day apply to the wonders of the open ocean, which covers more than half the planet, was presented to the</i> …

Conservation

Asteroid Mining

Asteroids

El extraño caso de los tiburones que aprendieron a vivir de los pescadores

En Papúa, los tiburones ballena han modificado sus hábitos y se aprovechan de los humanos.<p>Después de varios días de navegación llegué por fin al …

Por qué hay 7 días en la semana

Ponte a pensar...<p>Lunes, martes, miércoles, jueves, viernes, sábado, domingo.<p>Pero también...<p>Do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, si. <b>Siete notas musicales</b>.<p>Rojo, naranja, amarillo, verde, cian, celeste o turquesa, azul, violeta. <b>Siete colores del arcoíris</b>.<p>Sajasra-ara (सहस्रार), agñá (आज्ञा), vishudha (विशुद्ध), …

How SpaceX And NASA Will Work Together To Put A Dragon On Mars

NASA to take a supportive role in the 2018 mission<p>In 2018, SpaceX could become the first private company to land its own spacecraft on Mars. But it doesn't plan to do so alone. NASA wants to see if SpaceX's landing tech could put astronauts on Mars, and to find out, its vowed to help the private …

Buceando entre dos continentes [VÍDEO]

El lugar se conoce como la <b>fisura de Silfra</b> y está en el Parque Nacional de Thingvellir, <b>en Islandia</b>. Los buceadores que se sumergen en estas aguas …

SpaceX Will Try To Land Three Rocket Boosters At Once

Following the Falcon Heavy liftoff, a triple whammy<p>Since April, SpaceX has been landing rocket boosters like it's no big deal. Droneship landings, land landings, whatevs. But the <i>Orlando Sentinel</i> reports that later this year, SpaceX is going to step up its game by trying to land three first stage …

Space Travel

Why NASA is Legally Required to Go to Jupiter—and Why That's Good

For a planet that has absolutely no chance of harboring life, Jupiter gets a lot of love from Earth. Five NASA spacecraft have flown by or orbited it …

Artificial 'leaf' could beat real plants at converting sunlight

Natural photosynthesis is considered a good target for solar energy conversion, but it's already considered old hat. Harvard scientists have developed a leaf-like system that should be more effective at converting solar energy than plants themselves. The technology boils down to a jar of bacteria …

Clean Energy

Crean una bacteria capaz de absorber CO2 y producir energía

En 2011, Daniel Nocera, de la Universidad de Harvard, desarrolló una “hoja artificial”: una celda solar del tamaño de un naipe, capaz de separar los …

Una nanopartícula logra que las plantas brillen en la oscuridad

Las farolas que iluminan nuestras ciudades por la noche suponen un gasto de miles de millones en mantenimiento y electricidad pero ¿Y si pudiéramos …

El extraño mecanismo de defensa que hace a este pez escupir luz

Cuando hablamos de los mecanismos de defensa que los animales marinos adoptan para evitar ser devorados, lo normal es pensar en espinas puntiagudas, …

Tu smartphone lleva un procesador más avanzado que el de la nave Orion

A menos que seas un nostálgico de los móviles antiguos, hay muchas posibilidades de que el smartphone que llevas contigo sea más potente que el …

Hay una forma mejor de organizar los elementos químicos: un reloj

¿No recuerdas cuál es el número atómico del Zinc? No pasa nada. Ni siquiera los ingenieros químicos son capaces de recordar todos. Para hacer esa …

Todas las temperaturas del Universo reunidas en una genial infografía

Del cero absoluto al "calor" absoluto. De los -273,15 grados celsius, la temperatura teórica más baja posible, a los 1.420 x 10^30, o temperatura de …

5 proyectos descomunales con los que China quiere mostrar su poderío científico

China está agigantando la ciencia.<p>Las ambiciones científicas del país asiático son inmensas: desde la construcción de <b>las instalaciones experimentales más grandes que se hayan visto jamás</b>, pasando por la puesta en marcha a gran escala de los últimos avances médicos, hasta <b>la superación de los límites</b> …

Buzz Aldrin’s plan for a permanent presence on Mars

Buzz Aldrin was the second man to walk on the Moon. Now the Nasa veteran, and trained engineer, is setting his sights on another part of our Solar System – Mars.<p>Buzz Aldrin’s passion is clear for all to see. It’s not the jeans, jacket or unexpected striped red braces, but on the T-shirt. Beneath …