How to keep humans from ruining the search for life on Mars

The Okarian rover was in trouble. The yellow Humvee was making slow progress across a frigid, otherworldly landscape when planetary scientist Pascal Lee felt the rover tilt backward. Out the windshield, Lee, director of NASA’s Haughton Mars Project, saw only sky. The rear treads had broken through a crack in the sea ice and were … Continue reading How to keep humans from ruining the search for life on Mars

Elon Musk Reveals Photos of Tesla Roadster Launching on Falcon Heavy Rocket

  Elon Musk is really sending his Tesla Roadster to Mars. On Friday (Dec. 22), Musk, the CEO and chief technology officer of SpaceX, posted photos to his Instagram account revealing the “midnight cherry” electric sports car being prepared for launch on the company’s first Falcon Heavy rocket. "Test flights of new rockets usually contain mass simulators … Continue reading Elon Musk Reveals Photos of Tesla Roadster Launching on Falcon Heavy Rocket

Man jailed after throwing acid over revellers in packed east London nightclub

Arthur Collins left 14 people with serious burns when he hurled the corrosive liquid into the crowd out enjoying the Easter weekend. Collins is the former boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, who appears in hit ITV show The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE). On the night of the attack on April 17, Collins of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, was … Continue reading Man jailed after throwing acid over revellers in packed east London nightclub

Wenger backs latest crop of young players as future of Arsenal

Arsene Wenger will rotate his squad for Arsenal’s Carabao Cup quarter-final clash with West Ham and has backed the latest crop of young players to become the future of the club. The Frenchman has a history of using the competition as a way of blooding talent in the first team and that has been the … Continue reading Wenger backs latest crop of young players as future of Arsenal

AI has found an 8-planet system like ours in Kepler data

Our solar system is no longer the sole record-holder for most known planets circling a star. An artificial intelligence algorithm sifted through data from the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope and discovered a previously overlooked planet orbiting Kepler 90 — making it the first star besides the sun known to host eight planets. This finding, announced in … Continue reading AI has found an 8-planet system like ours in Kepler data