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Mars Or Bust: Putting Humans On The Red Planet

<b>Listen · 11:19</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>"I don't know why you're on Mars, but whatever the reason for going to Mars is, I'm glad you're there and I wish I was with you."<p>That was a part of astrophysicist Carl Sagan's message, recorded a few months before he died in 1996, to the future …

Six Years After Chemical Ban, Fewer Female Snails Are Growing Penises

Before the ban, in the worst cases, the added male plumbing would make female snails explode.<p>When do you want to see penises disappear? (I mean, besides on Snapchat.) When they appear on female animals. Luckily, six years after a global ban on a chemical that once appeared in the paint on ship …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

Cook a comet

7 October 2013<p>Yesterday, thousands of visitors to ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands enjoyed learning more about ESA space missions, including …

Breaking out of the Habitable Zone

In the search for extraterrestrial life, water is highly regarded as a key ingredient for life to arise. Its polar structure allows it to form …

Pluto's New Horizons

<i>[EDIT - June 2014] This article is now also available as a video, thanks to a group of media students at Sheffield Hallam University who created an</i> …

Unpredictable Space Weather

It regularly fills the skies over the poles with bright light shows known as the aurora. It destroys satellites, possibly resulting in the failure of …