Latest Atacama Region Stories

NASA Returns Zoe Robot To Chile's Atacama Desert To Hunt For Subsurface Life
2013-06-12 09:02:45

Zoe, an autonomous and solar-powered robot, was the first to map microbial life in Chile's Atacama Desert in 2005. This month, Zoe is headed back into the world’s driest desert equipped with a one-meter drill to search for subsurface life.

2013-05-03 23:01:11

The 'Sirius' documentary tells the story of how Dr.

Image 1 - Geologist Discovers Strange Boulders In Atacama
2011-10-12 04:40:19

University of Arizona geologist Jay Quade reports that he has discovered a geological process operating in a remote corner of northern Chile's Atacama Desert.

2010-07-07 07:29:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the leading provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless Solutions, today announced that its RADWIN 2000 high-capacity links were chosen by the largest mining company in Chile.

2010-04-14 10:52:00

HELSINKI, Finland, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Atacama Labs Oy today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Lammens as Chief Technology Officer, CTO. Dr.

2008-07-23 12:01:01

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has received a multi-million dollar contract to provide filtered seawater to Esperanza, a large new copper-gold mining project in Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world.

2008-07-09 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Antofagasta Minerals S.A.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.