Science Findings – Poachers, Fossil, ELT

robertsrob / 123RF Stock Photo This one is pretty sad. Every so often an ecologist, a conservationist or an animal expert find a new species of animal. They then document this in a paper which is later made public. Poachers have now found out that they can simply follow these research studies and discover new…

New Space: Mars Drone + New Horizons Update

Scientists at NASA want to send a Mars drone now. The Mars Electric Reusable Flyer (MERF) would be capable of flying across the Martian surface, taking pictures and videos for us to observe back home. It can even recharge from a rover on the ground with it. MERF     Update: New Horizons is now…

New Science: Mars, Europa, Cells

robertsrob / 123RF Stock Photo I got a bit behind on my research news so there will be some older stuff mixed in with these newer articles but they should be lesser none ergo news to you guys. The European Space Agency has compiled a set of images from the northern pole of Mars to…

ExoMars Sad Update

Well it has unfortunately been revealed that the lander the ExoMars team had genuinely hoped was just failing to transmit has been revealed through photography, generously provided by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, to have crashed into the hard Martian surface. The ESA believed that the parachute and heat shield were ejected too early and then…

ExoMars

                             Look at the pretty stars                                    A lander’s descent to Mars may lie in jeopardy as the European Space Agency struggles to contact their beleaguered…