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One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

 Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.

Aug 29, 2015, 02:24 AM IST

Researchers return from `mock-up Mars` world after 4 months

Six researchers have come back to the real world after spending 4 months in a mock Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano Mauna Loa.

Jul 26, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high

Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have crossed the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm) threshold.

May 15, 2013, 15:23 PM IST