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2 days ago
OMG science

Meteorites from Mars help scientists understand the red planet's interior

Mars meteorites reveal Mars' unique composition and volcanic history. [ more ]
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Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Daily Telescope: See carbon dioxide sublimating on Mars

Emphasis on real science and inspiration from images of the universe filled with wonder. [ more ]
Nature
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Daily briefing: AI now beats humans at basic reading and maths

AI systems are approaching or surpassing human performance in various tasks. [ more ]
futurism.com
4 months ago
OMG science

A Single Asteroid Caused Two Billion Craters on Mars, Scientists Claim

A single meteorite on Mars caused billions of secondary craters
JPL scientists estimated 1.3 to 3 billion secondary craters from the Corinto impact [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
OMG science

Daily Telescope: A solar eclipse from the surface of Mars

The image shows Mars' moon Phobos passing in front of the Sun.
The image was taken by NASA's Mars Perseverance rover using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
OMG science

NASA Rover Spots Dead Mars Helicopter in Its "Final Resting Place"

Ingenuity, NASA's Mars helicopter, has completed its final flight on Mars.
The Perseverance Rover is still active on Mars. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
OMG science

For the first time NASA has asked industry about private missions to Mars

NASA issued a request for proposals from the US space industry for commercial services studies related to Mars.
The solicitation outlines four design reference missions that companies can bid on, including payload delivery, hosting, and imaging services. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
OMG science

Daily Telescope: See carbon dioxide sublimating on Mars

Emphasis on real science and inspiration from images of the universe filled with wonder. [ more ]
Nature
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Daily briefing: AI now beats humans at basic reading and maths

AI systems are approaching or surpassing human performance in various tasks. [ more ]
futurism.com
4 months ago
OMG science

A Single Asteroid Caused Two Billion Craters on Mars, Scientists Claim

A single meteorite on Mars caused billions of secondary craters
JPL scientists estimated 1.3 to 3 billion secondary craters from the Corinto impact [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
OMG science

Daily Telescope: A solar eclipse from the surface of Mars

The image shows Mars' moon Phobos passing in front of the Sun.
The image was taken by NASA's Mars Perseverance rover using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
OMG science

NASA Rover Spots Dead Mars Helicopter in Its "Final Resting Place"

Ingenuity, NASA's Mars helicopter, has completed its final flight on Mars.
The Perseverance Rover is still active on Mars. [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
OMG science

For the first time NASA has asked industry about private missions to Mars

NASA issued a request for proposals from the US space industry for commercial services studies related to Mars.
The solicitation outlines four design reference missions that companies can bid on, including payload delivery, hosting, and imaging services. [ more ]
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Futurism
2 months ago
OMG science

Orbiter Spots "Spiders" on Surface of Mars

Spiders on Mars are geologically created due to carbon dioxide sublimation, forming large patterns resembling spiders. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
OMG science

David Bowie was right! Euro space probes snap spiders on Mars

Araneiforms on Mars, resembling spiders but formed by unique CO2 processes. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

Mars Causing Huge Currents Deep in Earth's Ocean, Scientists Suggest

Mars may be causing giant whirlpools in Earth's oceans.
Deep-sea drill analysis reveals 2.4 million-year climate cycles linked to Mars-Earth interactions. [ more ]
#perseverance-rover
Ars Technica
4 months ago
OMG science

Final images of Ingenuity reveal an entire blade broke off the helicopter

Ingenuity's final flights faced unexpected challenges and communication loss.
Perseverance rover captured clear images showing Ingenuity's damaged rotor blade. [ more ]
www.vice.com
5 months ago
OMG science

New Discovery 'Keeps Hope Alive' to Find Signs of Life on Mars, Scientists Say

Scans of the Martian Jezero crater confirm the presence of an ancient lake, raising hopes of finding traces of life.
Ground-penetrating radar revealed the crater's geological history, showing layers of deposition and erosion from water flow.
Understanding how the sediment got to the crater will help scientists analyze the rock and dust samples collected by the Perseverance rover. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
OMG science

Final images of Ingenuity reveal an entire blade broke off the helicopter

Ingenuity's final flights faced unexpected challenges and communication loss.
Perseverance rover captured clear images showing Ingenuity's damaged rotor blade. [ more ]
www.vice.com
5 months ago
OMG science

New Discovery 'Keeps Hope Alive' to Find Signs of Life on Mars, Scientists Say

Scans of the Martian Jezero crater confirm the presence of an ancient lake, raising hopes of finding traces of life.
Ground-penetrating radar revealed the crater's geological history, showing layers of deposition and erosion from water flow.
Understanding how the sediment got to the crater will help scientists analyze the rock and dust samples collected by the Perseverance rover. [ more ]
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Mail Online
5 months ago
OMG science

Shocking map reveals the 15,694lbs of junk piling up on Mars

Space junk is accumulating on Mars, including debris from past spacecraft like the Ingenuity helicopter.
There is an estimated 15,694 lbs of human trash on Mars, equivalent to the weight of a fully-grown African elephant. [ more ]
The Drum
5 months ago
Online marketing

Brazilian ad blasts obsession with Mars when so much help needed on Earth

Brazil lacks habitable housing units, while billions are invested in making Mars habitable.
Brazil's Public Prosecutor's Office launches campaign highlighting the dire living conditions in the country. [ more ]
Inverse
5 months ago
OMG science

NASA's Perseverance Rover Confirms Existence of Ancient Mars Lake

Scientists confirm Jezero Crater on Mars was once home to an ancient lake
Radar data reveals layers of sediments at the bottom of the lake [ more ]
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TNW | Deep-Tech
6 months ago
OMG science

ESA orbiter discovers huge ice water deposits at Mars' equator

Massive ice deposits have been found beneath the equator of Mars by the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
The ice deposits are estimated to be around 3.7km thick and would cover the entirety of Mars in a shallow ocean about two meters deep if melted. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Massive deposits of water ice discovered on the equator of Mars

Evidence of massive ice deposits has been found on Mars, potentially holding between 219,000 and 396,000 cubic kilometers of frozen water.
Water on Mars could be valuable for future human exploration and serve as a resource for astronauts and fuel. [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
6 months ago
OMG science

ESA orbiter discovers huge ice water deposits at Mars' equator

Massive ice deposits have been found beneath the equator of Mars by the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
The ice deposits are estimated to be around 3.7km thick and would cover the entirety of Mars in a shallow ocean about two meters deep if melted. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Massive deposits of water ice discovered on the equator of Mars

Evidence of massive ice deposits has been found on Mars, potentially holding between 219,000 and 396,000 cubic kilometers of frozen water.
Water on Mars could be valuable for future human exploration and serve as a resource for astronauts and fuel. [ more ]
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euronews
6 months ago
OMG science

European orbiter may have discovered huge water deposits on Mars

Huge ice water deposits may be present below the surface of Mars.
The presence of these deposits suggests that Mars once had glaciers, lakes, and river channels, and could have sustained life. [ more ]
#medusae-fossae-formation
Futurism
6 months ago
OMG science

Scientists Discover Enough Mars Ice to Cover Planet in Water

Massive deposit on Mars may hold enough water ice to cover the entire planet in an ocean if melted
Geographical features and electrical properties suggest the deposit is made of water ice [ more ]
Defector
6 months ago
OMG science

There's So Much Ice On Mars, You Guys | Defector

Mars once had a vast ocean and flowing water on its surface
Large deposits of solid ice still exist below the surface of Mars [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
OMG science

Mars has two miles of WATER buried at its equator, experts say

Scientists have discovered two miles of water buried beneath the surface of Mars in the Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF).
The water is frozen as ice and if melted, it would cover the whole of Mars in a layer of liquid up to 8.8 feet deep. [ more ]
Futurism
6 months ago
OMG science

Scientists Discover Enough Mars Ice to Cover Planet in Water

Massive deposit on Mars may hold enough water ice to cover the entire planet in an ocean if melted
Geographical features and electrical properties suggest the deposit is made of water ice [ more ]
Defector
6 months ago
OMG science

There's So Much Ice On Mars, You Guys | Defector

Mars once had a vast ocean and flowing water on its surface
Large deposits of solid ice still exist below the surface of Mars [ more ]
Mail Online
6 months ago
OMG science

Mars has two miles of WATER buried at its equator, experts say

Scientists have discovered two miles of water buried beneath the surface of Mars in the Medusae Fossae Formation (MFF).
The water is frozen as ice and if melted, it would cover the whole of Mars in a layer of liquid up to 8.8 feet deep. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
OMG science

Tory space minister mixes up Mars and the Sun

Conservative space minister Andrew Griffith mistook the Sun for Mars and Jupiter for Saturn during a visit to the Science Museum in London.
Griffith stated that he would not want to visit space and believes it is a job for other people. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

The Sun's high radiation on Mars poses a major obstacle for astronauts due to lack of atmospheric and magnetic protection. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
OMG science

Tory space minister mixes up Mars and the Sun

Conservative space minister Andrew Griffith mistook the Sun for Mars and Jupiter for Saturn during a visit to the Science Museum in London.
Griffith stated that he would not want to visit space and believes it is a job for other people. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

NASA's Curiosity Rover Captured The Eerie Aftermath of A Solar Eruption Blasting Mars

The Sun's high radiation on Mars poses a major obstacle for astronauts due to lack of atmospheric and magnetic protection. [ more ]
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#Mars
Futurism
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk Was Reportedly "Speechless" When Someone Pointed Out a Basic Flaw in His Mars Plan

Elon Musk was surprised when AI expert Demis Hassabis pointed out a flaw in his Mars colonization plan.
Hassabis suggested that if AI surpassed human intelligence, it could pose a threat on Mars as well. [ more ]
Futurism
7 months ago
OMG science

China's Mars Rover Detected Polygons Under the Planet's Surface

China's Mars rover has discovered underground polygon structures on Mars that are likely related to the planet's long-lost water.
Using ground-penetrating radar, the rover found 16 'polygonal wedges' that suggest a wide distribution of such terrain under the surface. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
OMG science

Mars Needs Insects

Using insect waste and larvae as fertilizers could be a potential solution for growing food on Mars.
Gardening in space requires the inclusion of insects and microorganisms to maintain ecological systems.
Long-term space travel will rely on innovative methods for food production and waste management. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
7 months ago
OMG science

The weather on Mars: Vast storms, strong winds, freezing temperatures and giant whirlwinds

The Mars rover Perseverance includes MEDA, a system of instruments designed to analyze the Martian atmosphere.
MEDA has collected a large amount of data on pressure, temperature, wind, humidity, and the composition of the Martian atmosphere.
Despite challenges such as high winds and dust storms, MEDA has been continuously monitoring environmental parameters on Mars. [ more ]
Mail Online
8 months ago
Science

Blue Origin rocket set to carry a NASA mission to Mars in August 2024

NASA will send two scientific spacecraft to Mars aboard the first Blue Origin New Glenn rocket in August 2024.
The New Glenn rocket launch has been delayed multiple times and is years behind schedule.
This is part of NASA's effort to use private contractors for cheaper access to Mars. [ more ]
New York Post
8 months ago
OMG science

Earth received a message from 10M miles away - but it wasn't E.T.

NASA successfully beamed a laser from space to Southern California, a historic event and a step towards sending astronauts to Mars.
The laser was emitted from NASA's unmanned Psyche spacecraft, which is on a mission to explore a metal-filled comet in the asteroid belt in 2028.
The laser's successful blast is an instrumental step in higher-data-rate communications for deep space exploration and sending humans to Mars. [ more ]
Futurism
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk Was Reportedly "Speechless" When Someone Pointed Out a Basic Flaw in His Mars Plan

Elon Musk was surprised when AI expert Demis Hassabis pointed out a flaw in his Mars colonization plan.
Hassabis suggested that if AI surpassed human intelligence, it could pose a threat on Mars as well. [ more ]
Futurism
7 months ago
OMG science

China's Mars Rover Detected Polygons Under the Planet's Surface

China's Mars rover has discovered underground polygon structures on Mars that are likely related to the planet's long-lost water.
Using ground-penetrating radar, the rover found 16 'polygonal wedges' that suggest a wide distribution of such terrain under the surface. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
OMG science

Mars Needs Insects

Using insect waste and larvae as fertilizers could be a potential solution for growing food on Mars.
Gardening in space requires the inclusion of insects and microorganisms to maintain ecological systems.
Long-term space travel will rely on innovative methods for food production and waste management. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
7 months ago
OMG science

The weather on Mars: Vast storms, strong winds, freezing temperatures and giant whirlwinds

The Mars rover Perseverance includes MEDA, a system of instruments designed to analyze the Martian atmosphere.
MEDA has collected a large amount of data on pressure, temperature, wind, humidity, and the composition of the Martian atmosphere.
Despite challenges such as high winds and dust storms, MEDA has been continuously monitoring environmental parameters on Mars. [ more ]
Mail Online
8 months ago
Science

Blue Origin rocket set to carry a NASA mission to Mars in August 2024

NASA will send two scientific spacecraft to Mars aboard the first Blue Origin New Glenn rocket in August 2024.
The New Glenn rocket launch has been delayed multiple times and is years behind schedule.
This is part of NASA's effort to use private contractors for cheaper access to Mars. [ more ]
New York Post
8 months ago
OMG science

Earth received a message from 10M miles away - but it wasn't E.T.

NASA successfully beamed a laser from space to Southern California, a historic event and a step towards sending astronauts to Mars.
The laser was emitted from NASA's unmanned Psyche spacecraft, which is on a mission to explore a metal-filled comet in the asteroid belt in 2028.
The laser's successful blast is an instrumental step in higher-data-rate communications for deep space exploration and sending humans to Mars. [ more ]
moreMars
Mail Online
1 month ago
OMG science

Hole spotted on Mars could be a gateway to ancient alien life

Mysterious hole on Mars, possibly a lava tube, sparks speculation about protection for potential lifeforms and future astronaut missions. [ more ]
Inverse
1 month ago
OMG science

Scientists Have Spotted Frost On the Peak of Mars' Highest Mountaintop, Study Reveals

Mars has an active water cycle with frost on Olympus Mons, suggesting potential signs of life. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Early morning frost spotted on some of Mars's huge mountains

Frost is observed on Martian volcanoes' summits and equatorial regions, a first discovery indicating the planet's past climate conditions. [ more ]
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