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Searching for life in strange places

Last year schoolchildren were invited to dig up some earth in search of creepy-crawlies and underground life. Astronauts taking part in ESA's underground training course CAVES joined the worldwide experiment ...

dateJan 15, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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A living desert underground

Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness: Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system renowned for ...

dateNov 20, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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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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