19 Jun, 2024
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A study by NASA slams Elon Musk’ idea to terraform the red planet

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, told late night host Stephen Colbert about how he thinks and hopes that thermonuclear explosions could be used to jumpstart the Martian atmosphere that would further support life. The said process is called terraforming and it is not something new for science fictions readers and moviegoers as there are […]

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Dust storms encircles the whole planet; Curiosity is safe but Opportunity rover has been turned off

Dust storm on the red planet is slowly encircling the entire planet ever since it started back on May 30 and could continue for a few months now. As per the latest update, NASA Mars rover Opportunity which reported about the giant dust storm went into radio silence mode in order to preserve its much-needed […]

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Earth-like mud cracks found on Mars dates back to 3.5 billion years

Last January (2017), NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover which was sent to study the Martian surface stumbled upon ancient ‘mud cracks’ inside the Gale Crater. The photos sent by the rover through the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to the Earth revealed a 30-inch-long slab of rock with a crisscross pattern of polygons. The photos captured by Curiosity’s […]