September 29, 2015 3
Carly Fiorina narrowly escapes injury. And other media tidbits of the day.
October 10, 2014 1
The roll of the cosmic dice will (probably) spare Earth from a head-on collision with a comet as it flies past Mars on October 20 this year.
January 23, 2013 11
Space and mining boffins will gather in Sydney next month to discuss the possibly of mining on the moon, asteroids and even Mars. It could happen a lot sooner than you'd think.
August 6, 2012 11
At 3.31pm eastern time today on our blue planet, NASA scientists will know whether the most capably equipped rover yet to be sent to the red planet has landed safely.
July 10, 2012
Using what we imagine was a rather expensive camera, NASA have released a stunning panorama vision of Mars comprised of 817 images.
July 20, 2010 1
There has been much talk about whether the human race could successfully settle on Mars. If this day ever comes, Mars: A Survival Guide will be our Lonely Planet-style guide, writes Kimberley Allsopp.
June 15, 2010
Scientists have found new evidence that indicates Mars was once covered by oceans, beaches and scores of rivers and deltas. Are we one step closer to uncovering life on the red planet?
August 15, 2009
Freeze-dried shrimp cocktail and irradiated beef fajitas: modern space food has gotten pretty sophisticated. The LA Times meets the scientists-cum-chefs responsible for packing 6570 meals for NASA's next trip to Mars.
July 23, 2009 6
With your presenter, Guy Rundle!
July 20, 2009
Britain needs to harden the f- up, or we'll never see man walk on Mars, rambles London Mayor Boris Johnston in an op-ed for the Telegraph. More astronauts in schools!
June 15, 2009 11
April 21, 2009
NASA's Mars rover, Spirit, is ailing. But he's already done much more than expected, all with a broken sixth wheel (which actually helped dig below Mars' surface).
April 29, 2008 3
The worst of the credit crunch seems to be over, as Mars takes over Wrigley ... with a little help from Warren Buffett, reports Glenn Dyer.