Surface of Mars looks maroon… but it’s just NASA’s camera on the blink

Mars as you’ve never seen it before: Surface of the Red Planet looks maroon… but it’s just NASA’s camera on the blink NASA’s Perseverance rover has taken a series of breathtaking pictures of the colourful surface of the Mars   Rover, which landed last week, was the first to video its own landing and has taken … Read more

Space: Charcoal-like chunks of rock taken from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu are revealed

A small capsule containing asteroid soil samples that was dropped from 136,700 miles in space by Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft landed as planned in the Australian Outback on Sunday, December 6.   A member of JAXA retrieves a capsule dropped by Hayabusa2 in Woomera, southern Australia WHAT IS THE HAYABUSA2 MISSION? Launched on December 3, 2014, the … Read more

Moment two small planes swoop down over estuary just eight FEET above surface

Plane sailing! Moment two private light aircraft swoop down over estuary just eight FEET above the surface ‘almost skimming the water’ Two light aircraft spotted swooping over the River Blackwater in Maldon, Essex Witnesses thought plane was trying to lane on the water because it was so close  Civil Aviation Authority have said they will … Read more

Huge eruption on the surface of the sun could mean aurora borealis are visible in the UK and US

Huge eruption on the surface of the sun could mean aurora borealis are visible in the UK and US this week – but experts warn of interference with power grids and GPS signals Solar storms happen when particles from the Sun hit the Earth’s magnetic field These charged particles interact with the field and generate … Read more

NASA is paying a Colorado startup just $1 to collect moon dust from the lunar surface in 2023

Space exploration is expensive, and NASA is always looking for ways to economize.  The US space agency will be saving some big bucks by paying a Colorado startup just $1 to collect soil samples from the moon. The company, Lunar Outpost, has agreed to send a rover to the lunar South Pole in 2023 to … Read more

China flies its flag on the moon: Beijing flaunts picture of its national emblem on lunar surface

Beijing’s space authority has released a picture of a Chinese national flag being displayed on the moon as its lunar probe Chang’e-5 makes its way back to Earth bringing lunar samples for the first time in 40 years.  The flag was made of fabric and weighed 12 grams (0.4 ounces), said the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (CLEP). … Read more

Mars may once have harboured alien life miles beneath the surface

How important is the presence of liquid water? It is now widely believed that Mars holds a reasonably large volume of water. However, the surface of the planet is so cold, this water exists only as ice. In order for life to exist on a planet, many scientists believe it is essential for the world … Read more

Gugu Mbatha-Raw to star in Apple TV+ psychological thriller Surface produced by Reese Witherspoon

Gugu Mbatha-Raw to star in Apple TV+ psychological thriller Surface produced by her This Morning Show co-star Reese Witherspoon By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 03:12 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 03:12 GMT, 1 December 2020 She co-starred with Reese Witherspoon in The morning Show for Apple TV+. And now Witherspoon is producing a … Read more

Surfin’ bird: Heron glides along the surface of a river after it hitches a ride on a hippo

Surfin’ bird: Heron glides along the surface of a river after it hitches a ride on a hippo Footage was filmed at Kruger National Park, in South Africa by a father on safari Heinrich Gericke, spotted the unusual bird as his family watched elephants He said: ‘I couldn’t believe my eyes, the heron really looked like … Read more

Beaver smashes through the frozen surface of a lake to grab a branch and then dives back underneath 

Icebreaker! Moment a beaver smashes through the frozen surface of a lake to grab a branch and then dives back underneath Michael Digout took photos of animals near his home in Saskatchewan, Canada Beavers live in a pond near his home and he took a video of surfacing through ice The animal slides around on … Read more