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This Icy Crater near Mars & # 39; North Pole is a winter wonderland (Photos)

This image from the European Space Agency's Mars Express satellite shows Korolev crater, located near Mars northern pole. The crater's coordinates are 165 degrees E, 73 degrees N on the martial surface. Credit: ESA / DLR / FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Pictures of a "constantly icy" martic crater reveal a distant yet fascinating winter wonderland. What appears to …

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How Apollo 8 astronaut snapped an iconic photo of the earth

It still produces goosebumps: Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, William Anders and James Lovell read from the Genesis book and revolve around the moon on December 24, 1968 – Christmas Eve at home. "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth …" The surprising recitation (NASA's only instructions to the astronauts: "Doing anything appropriate") was followed, lived, by …

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'Real Alchemy': Chinese Scientists Discover a Way to Turn Copper Into 'Gold'

Tech 18:19 22.12.2018 Get short URL Alchemists have been struggling to create the legendary philosopher's stone capable of, among other things, turning metals into precious ones, and specifically – into gold. Modern day Chinese scientists seem to have come close to performing such a transformation. A group of Chinese scientists from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics has published research …

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China, Russia band together on atmosphere warming experiment

China and Russia have modified an important layer of atmosphere across Europe to test a controversial technology for possible military application, according to Chinese researchers involved in the project. In total, five experiments were conducted in June. On June 7, physical disruption caused an area as large as 126,000 square kilometers, or about half of Britain. The modified zone, which …

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Saturn "loses its rings," finds new NASA surveys

Saturn loses its iconic rings in a "worst case scenario" speed, new NASA research has revealed. The gas giant can lose its rings in less than 100 million years, which is relatively short considering the planet is more than 4 billion years old. This conclusion was based on estimates from Voyager 1 & 2 observations – robot probes launched by …

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Is a backpack as good as a parachute when you jump out of a plane? : Shot

A study found that parachutes were not more effective than empty backpacks to protect skippers from aircraft. It was just a catch. Michael Htten / EyeEm / Getty Images hide caption change caption Michael Htten / EyeEm / Getty Images A study found that parachutes were not more effective than empty backpacks to protect skippers from aircraft. It was just …

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The Secret Fish Trees at Northwood's Wolves: NPR

New research at Voyageurs National Park challenges the conventional wisdom of wolves: Their diets are much more varied than previously thought. Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf Project hide caption change caption Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf Project New research at Voyageurs National Park challenges the conventional wisdom of wolves: Their diets are much more varied than previously thought. Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf …

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SpaceX launch attempt slated for Saturday

Share This Story! Let me know about your social network Weather looks good for Saturday's planned SpaceX launch attempt SpaceX hopes to launch Saturday, ] Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! FLORIDA TODAY Staff Published 1:03 p.m. ET Dec. 21, 2018 | Updated 7:54 am.m. ET Dec. 22, 2018 CLOSE Vice …

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This super house plant scrubs pollution from your home

Household plants make more than just a natural beauty to your home. They also help clean the air . A scientist in Washington is testing genetically modified pothos-ivy to see how quickly the plant can break down harmful chemicals. Mark Stone / University of Washington Now, researchers at the University of Washington have improved the air cleaning properties of a …

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