Showing Archived Posts

Study: Lakes On Ancient Mars; Scientists Say They Know Why Elephants Rarely Get Cancer

Posted October 9th, 2015 at 4:34 pm (UTC-5)

New Caltech Study Finds That Mars Once Had Lakes A couple of weeks ago the science world was all a twitter after NASA announced that its scientists had found evidence of flowing water on Mars. The excitement raised expectations that life may exist on the Red Planet since, as some say, where there’s water, there’s life. […]

September 2015 Science Images

Posted September 30th, 2015 at 9:43 pm (UTC-5)
1 comment

NASA Says Water Flows on Mars

Posted September 28th, 2015 at 6:47 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Today, NASA confirmed evidence of the presence of liquid water flowing on present-day Mars. It’s most likely that any flowing Martian water is salty and not pure. “Our quest on Mars has been to ‘follow the water,’ in our search for life in the universe, and now we have convincing science that validates what we’ve […]

Science Images of the Month – August 2015

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
1 comment

Science Images from May 2015

Posted May 30th, 2015 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Scientists Find Evidence of Liquid Water on Mars

Posted April 14th, 2015 at 2:27 pm (UTC-5)
1 comment

Previous studies have indicated that liquid water once flowed on the Red Planet. Some even suggested that at one time, Mars held great quantities of H2O. But scientists now believe that most of the Planet’s current water supply exists solely in ice or vapor form. In a recent analysis of data produced by NASA’s Mars […]

Mars Once Abundant With Water

Posted March 9th, 2015 at 7:17 pm (UTC-5)

Past observations made by a number of Mars probes, such as the Curiosity rover and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, have suggested that Mars once had an abundance of water flowing over its surface. Now, an international team of scientists say their recent research suggests that an ancient ocean that held more water than Earth’s Arctic […]

The Best Science Images – February 2015

Posted March 2nd, 2015 at 6:21 pm (UTC-5)


Science Scanner: Venus Mission Ends, Organic Chemistry on Mars, Hormone Changes in Expectant Dads, New High in CO2 Output

Posted December 17th, 2014 at 9:24 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

ESA’s Venus Express Mission Ends The European Space Agency (ESA) announced this week that the space probe it sent to orbit Venus back in 2006 has reached the end of its life. Called the Venus Express, the spacecraft ran out of its propellant after executing a number of thruster burns that returned the probe to […]

Volcanic Activity Linked to A Warm and Wet Ancient Mars

Posted November 17th, 2014 at 7:09 pm (UTC-5)
Comments are closed

Exploratory missions to Mars, such as NASA’s Curiosity Rover, have provided more and more evidence that Mars at one time was warm enough for water to flow on its surface. Now a new study published in the journal “Nature Geoscience” has found that those ancient, warm periods on the Red Planet probably took place in […]