How strong is the gravity on Mars?
The planet Mars shares numerous characteristics with our own. Both planets have roughly the same amount of land surface area, sustained polar caps, and both have a similar tilt in their rotational axes, affording ...
Laser sniffs out toxic gases from afar
Scientists have developed a way to sniff out tiny amounts of toxic gases—a whiff of nerve gas, for example, or a hint of a chemical spill—from up to one kilometer away.
"Weather bomb" is scary new name for common winter storm
A dramatically-named "weather bomb" exploded across the UK in the past week, bringing winds gusting up to 144mph on outlying islands.