Archive: 10/07/2013

Stroking could stress out your cat

A new study by an international team of animal behaviour specialists suggests that cats who reluctantly allow their owners to stroke them could be more stressed out than moggies who carefully avoid being petted.

dateOct 07, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Desert trial for ESA Mars rover

(Phys.org) —Next week will see ESA's most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from the UK, providing experience for future missions ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Astronauts exploring the depths

Usually, ESA sends astronauts to outer space, but last week six astronauts from around the world spent six days underground to get a taste of working together in extreme conditions.

dateOct 07, 2013 in Space Exploration
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