Archive: 25/05/2008

Phoenix probe lands on Mars (Update 4)

NASA's Phoenix spacecraft landed in the northern polar region of Mars Sunday to begin three months of examining a site chosen for its likelihood of having frozen water within reach of the lander's robotic arm.

dateMay 25, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Big quakes spark jolts worldwide

Until 1992, when California’s magnitude-7.3 Landers earthquake set off small jolts as far away as Yellowstone National Park, scientists did not believe large earthquakes sparked smaller tremors at distant locations. Now, ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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