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NASA calls off next Mars mission because of faulty instrument

NASA said the next mission to Mars has been postponed by nearly two years due to a faulty instrument. The delay means that InSight won’t go off next year. It would need to wait for 26 months until favorable Earth-Mars orbital geometry again for a Mars mission launch.

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UCLA Research team develops Strong Metal using Ceramic Silicon Carbide Nanoparticles

UCLA researchers have developed a new metal by combining magnesium and ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles which has record-breaking strength to weight ratio. The lightweight metal has extremely high specific strength and modulus. It can be used as light structural metal. Structural metals are... read more

Google-owned company makes creepy robotic reindeer

A Google-owned company has made robotic reindeer, but they are probably not aware of how creepy their reindeer creations actually are for the normal folks out there. The outlook of reindeer robots is devious enough to freak out people on the Internet.

They don’t look like Rudolf and... read more

Arnold Doesn’t Care If No One Agrees With Him on Climate Change

Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the beginning of this month, posted an open letter raising several questions to deniers of climate change. He even said that he doesn’t care if anyone agrees or disagrees with him on climate change.

The famous philanthropist and former California governor has... read more

Gullies on Mars Were Dug By Great Chunks of Ice, Claim French Researchers

Researchers since long have been saying that the gullies on Mars have carved due to water, but now a team of French researchers claims that the gullies on the Red planet are a result of huge chunks of ice.

Findings of the study published in the journal Nature Geosciences admits that... read more

Watch Ceres’ Cratered and Fractured Surface in Photos from Dawn’s Final Orbit

NASA’s Dawn space probe, zooming into its lowest and final orbit at mysterious asteroid belt object Ceres, has beamed back first closest images of the dwarf planet. The photos released by NASA on Tuesday show beautiful view of icy object’s cratered and fractured surface.

NASA said Dawn... read more

Two Astronauts take Surprise Spacewalk outside ISS

American space agency NASA said that two astronauts aboard the international Space Station (ISS) have successfully completed their spacewalk on Monday in order to perform some repairs in the stations railcar.

As per the agency experts, everything during the spacewalk went as per plan, but... read more

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter beams back High-Resolution ‘Earthrise’ Image

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) of NASA has sent a gorgeous Christmas gift for people living on earth: a spectacular new picture of our home planet with the natural satellite in the foreground. In the new image, earth looks rising over the lunar horizon.

The US space agency released... read more

Curiosity finds an abundance of rock-forming chemical silica on Red Planet

Over three years after NASA’s robotic detective, Curiosity, started Mars exploration, it has stumbled on some intriguing findings that may help scientists complete the puzzle of how water formed, moved, and eventually either froze or disappeared from Mars.

In the past few months, for the... read more

Peak night of Ursids Meteor shower for US is actually night of December 22nd into 23rd

The information regarding peak night of the Ursids Meteor shower has left everybody a little confused. Some sources, including the American Meteor Society, reported that the night of the 21st into the 22nd will be the peak night.

Basically, the International Meteor Organization is the... read more

Dungeness Crab Season Delay Spoils Christmas

The Dungeness crab season in California will be postponed, ruling out any Dungeness crab for Christmas. This delay in the availability of the regional delicacy has spoiled the festival for a lot of people in the Bay Area. It will also adversely affect the financials of several fishermen,... read more

Saturday's flyby was Cassini's 22nd visit to Enceladus

According to scientists, gas plume discovered on Enceladus south polar area has stemmed from liquid water trapped within icy surface of moon. They said that it has indicated that Saturn moon’s environment could support life.

As per a statement given to FoxNews, NASA's Cassini probe has... read more

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