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Architects are planning a Martian city for the desert outside of Dubai

Written by Poppy seeds Koronka, CNN Dubai is a city where firefighters use jetpacks, archipelagos are built from scratch, and buildings climb into the clouds. a smooth metropolis in the middle of a huge red desert. First-time visitors were forgiven for finding a film for a science fiction film. Dubai is now ready for what is probably the world’s most …

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Martian moons could indicate that the planet once had rings

The two lumpy moons Phobos and Deimos were both discovered in 1877 and named after the sons of Ares from Greek mythology (Mars is named after the Roman god of war, who is Ares in Greek). Phobos means fear or panic and Deimos means fear. It has long been believed that they are actually asteroids that are caught by the …

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Meteorites give new insights into the Martian water

Mars is a dry desert world without life (of which we know). But once it wasn’t. Data collected by the robot emissaries we sent to explore the planet on our behalf indicate that the red planet was once a lush and humid world. However, scientists are still trying to put the story of Mars together to understand what happened to …

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Meteorites show that Martian water comes from various sources

Mars was probably a warm, wet planet billions of years ago before its atmosphere was slowly broken down and hurled into space – leaving behind the thin atmosphere and frozen desert planet we know today. But how did water get to Mars? To understand this, researchers need to look at the layers of Mars. Like every planet, it has a …

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Martian News: The space race erupts as China launches a devastating plan to find life before NASA World | news

It's the first time that state media has "publicly disclosed a plan for manned missions on the Red Planet." The country hopes to send Taikonauts – Chinese astronauts – first in a test run before the big final flight to the moon. In a statement released by China Daily, the China Aerospace and Technology Corporation said, "The next steps in …

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The Curiosity Rover has just taken an emo photo of his Rocky Martian Prison

Mars is the only known planet in the universe that is inhabited exclusively by robots. There is InSight, the robust Robo-Stethoscope listening to the heartbeat of the Red Planet ; There's Odyssey and the gang, a cadre of droids that monitor the planet from orbit. And then, climbing a lonely crater hundreds of miles from its companions, Curiosity is the …

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NASA InSight lander "Mole" suffers another Martian accident

InSight recorded this selfie on Mars. NASA / JPL-Caltech Mars is a planet. It has no feelings or intentions, but it is hard not to personify it when it seems to be struggling against our attempts to investigate it. NASA's InSight Lander struggles to send a heat probe under the surface of the planet. Just as it seemed to make …

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See how the NASA Curiosity Rover digs like a dog in the Martian sand

This impressive track is part of the scientific mission of Curiosity on Mars. NASA / JPL-Caltech It does not matter if you're a machine on a distant planet. Sometimes you just feel compelled to play in the sand. The NASA Curiosity Rover created this beautiful track on October 14th. The Rover can not build sandcastles, but he can use his …

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