Quantcast

Latest Shane Byrne Stories

2009-09-24 13:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed frozen water hiding just below the surface of mid-latitude Mars.

7acd5915accc68e66a8407ab6d5bf5a31
2009-09-24 14:30:00

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered water that could be 99 percent pure in craters halfway between the north pole and equator of Mars.

39bd68b766cedecbbb4efe8dd3b2d76f1
2008-10-16 08:40:00

An odd, solitary hill rising part-way down an eroding slope in Mars' north polar layered terrain may be the remnant of a buried impact crater.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.