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New Theory: Catastrophe Created Mars’ Moons

April 24th, 2012 § in Universe

New Theory: Catastrophe Created Mars’ Moons The two moons of Mars ? Phobos and Deimos ? could be the byproducts of a breakup of a huge moon that once circled the red planet, according to a new theory. The capture of a large Martian satellite may have taken place during or s[...]

Russia To Build Nuclear Power Plant On Mars

April 23rd, 2012 § in Universe

Russia To Build Nuclear Power Plant On Mars: Russian scientists have announced plans to build a nuclear power station on Mars. They say that all the necessary technical drawings have now been completed, and – after a few minor niggles have been ironed out – all will b[...]

Moon ‘Colony’ Within 20 Years

April 23rd, 2012 § in Universe

Moon ‘Colony’ Within 20 Years: Humans could be living on the Moon within 20 years, says a leading lunar scientist. According to Bernard Foing of the European Space Agency, the technology will soon exist to set up an outpost for visiting astronauts. However, political [...]

Galactic Dust Storm Enters Solar System

April 18th, 2012 § in Universe

The Sun’s shifting magnetic field is set to focus a decade-long storm of galactic dust grains towards the inner Solar System, including Earth. The effect this will have on our planet – if any – is unknown. But some researchers have speculated that sustained peri[...]

New Map Of Water Ice On Mars

April 17th, 2012 § in Universe

New Map Of Water Ice On Mars A new global map of Mars shows likely locations of water ice based on observations of hydrogen made by NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft. The presence of hydrogen is a strong indicator that water — most of it almost surely frozen — exists ne[...]

Martian Warm Spots Could Be Towers of Ice

April 16th, 2012 § in Universe

Martian Warm Spots Could Be Towers of Ice Unusual warm spots on Mars might represent “ice towers” similar to those seen in Antarctica, say researchers. They could even harbour life, Nick Hoffman of Melbourne University told a conference on Thursday. Hoffman detected w[...]

First Ever Direct Evidence Of Dark Energy Found

April 14th, 2012 § in Universe

First Ever Direct Evidence Of Dark Energy Found Astronomers have found the first direct evidence that dark energy – a sort of push balancing gravity’s pull – pervades the universe. Ryan Scranton of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania and his colleagues [...]

Did Life Arrive On Earth In A Comet ?

April 13th, 2012 § in Universe

Did Life Arrive On Earth In A Comet ? NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center will lead the effort to discover if comets supplied the raw material for the origin of life on Earth, and if they could do so for alien worlds, as part of its participation in NASA Astrobiology Institu[...]

The Unexplained Mystery Of The Alien Structure On The Far Side Of The Moon

March 31st, 2012 § in Universe

The unexplained mystery Of The Alien Structure On The Far Side Of The Moon. Is there an extraterrestrial structure on the far side of the moon? That is the controversial question that many are now asking. This website, Mysteries Of The World, does not claim to have all the answer[...]

Life Once Lived On Mars, That We Can Predict The Future

March 10th, 2012 § in Universe

Our Top Scientists Are Now Telling Us That Life Once Lived On Mars, That We Can Predict The Future And That Time Travel Is Possible? Once upon a time, the only people who seemed to be talking about life on Mars, predicting the future and time travel were science fiction fanatics [...]