Sebastien Clarke

March 15, 2013

Mega-planet's ingredients point to solar system like ours

A planet several times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star 130 light years away, is part of a solar system that is likely very similar […]
March 14, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield assumes command of space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield took the helm of the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking only the second time in the outpost’s 12-year […]
March 14, 2013

ALMA, Earth's Largest Telescope, Is Officially Open For Business

The next 30 years of observations will revolutionize astronomy. NEAR SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, CHILE — A massive new telescope that will unveil the faintest, most […]
March 13, 2013

Nasa finds new evidence life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa‘sCuriosity rover. Rock dust drilled from sediments in […]
March 12, 2013

NASA to reveal what Mars is made of

NASA will reveal new discoveries about Mars gleaned from the Curiosity rover’s first rock powder sample in a high-profile press conference today. The Mars rover press […]
March 12, 2013

SpaceX Grasshopper Makes Record Hop

An experimental reusable rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, soared to a record 263 feet (80 meters) before landing itself on its launch pad, […]
March 11, 2013

SXSW: Elon Musk discusses hovering rocket, Mars and that NYT review

AUSTIN — Elon Musk says if mankind doesn’t make it to Mars by the time he dies, it’ll be the biggest disappointment of his life. Speaking […]
March 10, 2013

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Testing Technology To Make Rockets Reusable

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is getting closer to having technology which could dramatically lower the cost of space travel. In a keynote speech at SXSW Interactive, Musk […]
March 10, 2013

6 Surprising Facts About Comet Pan-STARRS

Stargazers, take note: Comet Pan-STARRS is in the northern sky and can be seen with the naked eye … at least for now. The comet is […]