NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has returned an abundance of data about Saturn and its moons, which is revolutionizing our understanding of this fascinating planet. Since 2005, Cassini has conducted an in-depth investigation of Saturn and its rings and moons, uncovering mysteries but leaving others for future scientists to solve. On September 3, it will conclude its […]
Mars is one of the most fascinating planets in our solar system. It is a close companion of Earth with a similar atmosphere, weather patterns and polar ice caps. Throughout history it has been observed, studied and featured in culture and the arts. From astronomers to writers, and radio broadcasters, it has captured our imaginations.
The search for life on Mars has so far yielded few signs of activity. However, it’s still possible that if the right conditions are met, Earth-like organisms could flourish on Mars. But before humans ever set foot on the Red Planet, they’d need to solve a few serious problems. The simplest of those is that