Nasa's Curiosity rover, also known as the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), is celebrating 2,000 martian days (sols) investigating Gale Crater on the Red Planet. In that time, the robot has made some remarkable
The vehicle was only supposed to last 90 On Saturday, NASA’s Opportunity rover celebrated a monumental anniversary all by itself on the surface of the Red Planet: surviving 5,000 Martian days. It’s an
Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates to have habitable conditions, with probable water and a source of heat, attributes thought necessary
New NASA images show layers of ice peeking out of eroded cliffs—a potential boon for future humans on the red planet. At sites across the midsection of Mars, scientists have found layers of water ice mere
Surely this is one of the most congested spots in space. About 232 trillion miles from Earth, a tiny star—TRAPPIST-1a—clinches seven cramped worlds. The innermost planet—TRAPPIST-1b—orbits in only a day-and-a-half.
Humanity's first contact with aliens could be a breezy 24 years away. We sent a signal to an Earth-like planet that may host life - and we sent them a mixtape. The project, called "Sónar Calling GJ 273b,"