Sebastien Clarke

December 5, 2012

NASA plans 2020 Mars rover remake

NASA today announced a $1.5 billion plan to build another Mars rover based on the design of its current Curiosity rover, with the intention of sending […]
December 4, 2012

Curiosity Reveals Findings (video)

Less than four months ago, the US space agency’s (NASA) Curiosity rover landed on Mars. Since then, scientists have been testing the rover’s instruments and taking […]
December 4, 2012

Curiosity rover analyzes Martian soil for first time

The Mars Curiosity rover has analyzed samples of Martian soil for the first time and found compounds of water, sulfur and chlorine-containing substances, NASA said Monday, […]
December 4, 2012

NASA's Voyager 1 probe first craft to leave solar system

SAN FRANCISCO – NASA’s long-lived Voyager 1 spacecraft, which is heading out of the solar system, has reached a “magnetic highway” leading to interstellar space, scientists […]
December 3, 2012

Are Volcano's on Venus erupting?

Volcanic eruptions could be the source of large changes in the sulphur dioxide levels in the atmosphere of Venus, say scientists studying data from a satellite […]
December 3, 2012

Curiosity finds organics on Mars, but possibly not of Mars

A chance comment to a journalist by Grotzinger last month caused a welter of speculation that native organic compounds had been found. Such was the fuss […]
December 3, 2012

Milli-motein, a real transformer robot! It reshapes itself!

OK, this one will give the science fiction writers a few things to think about. A real transformer robot has been developed by MIT and friends, […]
December 3, 2012

How To Build A Brain

Chris Eliasmith has spent years contemplating how to build a brain. He is about to publish a book with instructions, which describes the grey matter’s architecture […]
December 3, 2012

Russian-made rocket lifts observation satellite into orbit

KOUROU, French Guiana — A Russian-made rocket has put an observation satellite into orbit after blasting off from a European space consortium’s launchpad in French Guiana. […]