Articles (Mars)

Do Not Let the Sky Fall!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Predictions that the world is about to end have been going on for centuries based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences.

Red Planet Mission: Women Onboard
(Women and Science)

Working at NASA is a dream for many people. Women are part of this great human endeavor; it was in 1978 that NASA hired its very first female astronauts.

InSight Lands on Mars
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you have looked up at the sky on 31 July 2018, you could have probably seen Mars shining brightly without resorting to any special equipment.


Extraterrestrial Farming
(Food and Agriculture)

With ongoing man-made and natural calamities hitting Earth, scientists are working on several projects that aim to find other planets suitable for life. 

The Sky of May 2018 has Astronomical Phenomena other than Ramadan Crescent
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

By mid-May 2018, people will be observing the sky for the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of fasting rituals. 

Psychological Health of Astronauts
(Behavioral Sciences)

Astronauts a are selected carefully, after grueling scientific, cultural, physical, and mental tests, with psychological health testing being of utmost importance.


Mining the Sky
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The plans of the Planetary Resources company to launch a privatized space mining operation is definitely the stuff of science fiction made reality. 

Colorful Solar System
(The Colors of Life)

In our Solar System, we can see planets with remarkable colors which, when studied, tells scientists a lot about their origins and formation.

Water on Mars
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Scientists have sent a robotic rover named Curiosity to Mars in 2012. It is fitted with cameras, as well as a laboratory within it, allowing it to carry out some analysis of soil and rocks found on the surface of Mars. 


Mars: Where did the atmosphere go?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

With its coppery red color and the mysteries surrounding it, Mars has always been a fascinating planet; it has been an object of interest...


Mind-Blowing Space Facts (2)
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Are we alone in the Universe? What exactly is dark matter? How did our solar system form initially? Endless unanswered questions about space; it is practically a wonderland of mystery.


The Martian: A Reality?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

With all the attention Mars has been getting lately, and the great scientific work that is helping us understand more about the cold deserted Red Planet, more and more people are learning about the exciting discoveries taking place.


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