Mars

20-year-old Russian claims he lived on Mars before he was reborn on Earth

20-year-old Russian claims he lived on Mars before he was reborn on Earth

According to his parents, Boriska Kipriyanovich was able to speak months after he was born and would often discuss subjects they had never taught him, such as alien civilisations.

Nov 07, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Mars has excellent conditions to generate oxygen from CO2, says study

Mars has excellent conditions to generate oxygen from CO2, says study

Mars has excellent conditions for In-Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) by plasma.

Oct 23, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Mars has a twisted tail, believe NASA scientists

Mars has a twisted tail, believe NASA scientists

A tail trails behind Mars and it is twisted far more dramatically than expected.

Oct 21, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
US space company seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2022

US space company seeks to build human settlement on Mars by 2022

Bigelow Aerospace plans to send an expandable habitat around the Moon by 2022.

Oct 20, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Water once flowed on ancient Mars, says study

Water once flowed on ancient Mars, says study

The study offers a potential bridge between the "warm and wet" story told by Martian geology and the "cold and icy" past suggested by atmospheric models.

Oct 18, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
This is how NASA plans to protect Mars crew from lethal radiation

This is how NASA plans to protect Mars crew from lethal radiation

NASA plans to send humans to Mars in the 2030s.

Oct 14, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Where does Mars get its sand from? This is probably where its produced

Where does Mars get its sand from? This is probably where its produced

The grains of sand that make up sand dunes on Earth and Mars have a hazardous existence because of the way that they travel. 

Oct 11, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
First images of Martian moon Phobos in infrared wavelengths captured by NASA's Mars Odyssey

First images of Martian moon Phobos in infrared wavelengths captured by NASA's Mars Odyssey

 Phobos has an oblong shape with an average diameter of about 22 kilometres.  

Oct 08, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Monitoring microbes can keep 'Marsonauts' healthy: Study

Monitoring microbes can keep 'Marsonauts' healthy: Study

Researchers have found that apart from the crew - the main source of human-associated bacteria inside the habitat - confinement appears to be the strongest trigger shaping the bacterial community which remains highly dynamic over time.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Dubai's 'space simulation city' has big plans for human survival on Mars (Pics inside)

Dubai's 'space simulation city' has big plans for human survival on Mars (Pics inside)

Dubai is coming up with plans to establish a 'space simulation city' to provide "a viable and realistic model to simulate living on the surface of Mars."

Oct 03, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Scientists discover whole-planet aurora on Mars triggered by solar storm

Scientists discover whole-planet aurora on Mars triggered by solar storm

Thanks to MAVEN, scientists have discovered that a solar event has sparked a global aurora at the Martian surface and caused the radiation level to double than highest ever recorded.

Oct 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Moon village the first stop to Mars: ESA

Moon village the first stop to Mars: ESA

At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans expand economic activities beyond low-Earth orbit, even while Mars remained the “ultimate destination”.

Sep 29, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Hidden lava tubes on Moon, Mars can serve as human habitats

Hidden lava tubes on Moon, Mars can serve as human habitats

Lava tubes can form in two ways: 'overcrusted' tubes form when low-viscosity lava flows fairly close to the surface, developing a hard crust that thickens to create a roof above the moving lava stream.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
More evidence of water on ancient Mars discovered!

More evidence of water on ancient Mars discovered!

Researchers also developed a method to measure river paleo-transport direction for a subset of these ridges.

Sep 19, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Six-member NASA crew exit qurantined Mars-like habitat

Six-member NASA crew exit qurantined Mars-like habitat

Their experiment included everything from being forced to live in the cramped habitat of the dome to having to rely solely on packaged food - and virtually no contact with another living soul.

Sep 17, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Mars has a porous crust, says NASA study

Mars has a porous crust, says NASA study

The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, provide researchers clue that could help them better understand the interior structure and evolution of Mars.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Scientists discover boron on Mars that points towards ancient habitability! - Read

Scientists discover boron on Mars that points towards ancient habitability! - Read

When boron is dissolved in water – becoming borate – it will react with the ribose and stabilize it for long enough to make RNA.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
China's Mars simulation base planned for science, eco-tourism

China's Mars simulation base planned for science, eco-tourism

Liu Xiaoqun, from the moon and deep-space exploration department of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), said on Tuesday that a planning meeting was held in Qinghai province to determine the base`s development

Sep 05, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Citizen scientists discover landform on Mars, spot 'spiders' formation

Citizen scientists discover landform on Mars, spot 'spiders' formation

The 'spiders' are named for their arachnid-like appearance and are a type of land erosion where networks of cracks form on martian soil, completely different to anything on Earth

Sep 01, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Citizen scientists spot 'spiders' on Mars

Citizen scientists spot 'spiders' on Mars

Araneiforms - the scientific name for these features - occur at the planet's South Pole and form when carbon dioxide turns to ice during the martian winter.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

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