The Conversation

The universe's most miraculous molecule

It's the second most abundant substance in the universe. It dissolves more materials than any other solvent. It stores incredible amounts of energy. Life as we know it would not be possible without it. And although it covers ...

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How close are we to living on Mars?

Like any long-distance relationship, our love affair with Mars has had its ups and downs. The planet's red tint made it a distinctive โ€“ but ominous โ€“ nighttime presence to the ancients, who gazed at it with the naked ...

dateOct 06, 2015 in Space Exploration
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