Mars rover digs up intriguing clues in the hunt for life beyond Earth

NASA's Perseverance mission has collected samples that hold life-friendly molecules “in pretty much every rock” — as well as a few geologic surprises

Comment on this story On the floor of a shallow crater on Mars, the NASA rover Perseverance has hit what scientists are hoping is pay dirt. Martian rocks excavated by the rover show signs of a water… [+7153 chars]

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NASA's InSight lander detected a meteoroid impact on Mars

NASA's InSight lander may have had its last hurrah. Researchers have learned that a marsquake the lander detected in Mars' Amazonis Planitia region on December 24th, 2021 was actually a meteoroid impact — the first time any mission has witnessed a crater form…

Astrophysicists Discover Closest Black Hole to Earth

Scientists have discovered a relatively small black hole lurking next to a star in the constellation Ophiuchus, about 1,600 light-years away. It’s now the closest-known back hole to Earth.Read more...

NASA's Moon-Bound Orion Spacecraft Captures Goodbye Pic of Earth

NASA’s Artemis 1 mission is in full swing, with the agency’s SLS megarocket blasting off earlier this morning from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The freshly launched Orion spacecraft is heading to the Moon, but it captured a sweet view of Earth before sayi…

Two NASA spacecraft detect biggest meteor strikes at Mars - CGTN

  1. Two NASA spacecraft detect biggest meteor strikes at Mars  CGTN
  2. Surface waves help map the interior of Mars  Phys.org
  3. Two NASA spacecraft record biggest meteor strikes at Mars: ‘We were so lucky’  Global News
  4. NASA Reveals…

Svalbard: The race to save the fastest-warming place on Earth

Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago, is thought to be heating at six times the global average.

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