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SunEdison and TerraForm Power To Purchase 60 Megawatts of Renewable Energy Projects with New Funding BELMONT, Calif., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc.
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Mars colonization has been a topic of discussion for decades, especially since man landed on the moon in 1969. But just how far in the future is the first Mars colony?
Scientists from the Australian National University have found that “large regions” of the Red Planet could actually sustain terrestrial life.
British scientists say large bombardments of meteorites four billion years ago might have made early Earth and Mars more habitable for life. Imperial College London researchers said millions of meteor strikes during what's called the Late Heavy Bombardment approximately 3.9 billion years pelted Earth
SAN FRANCISCO—NASA scientists have discov
Terraforming was once solely the province of science fiction. In the 1930s, Olaf Stapledon wrote of electrolyzing a global sea on Venus in order to prepare it for human habitation in \"Last and First Men.\"
Bernard Foing, Project Scientist for the lunar satellite SMART-1, discusses the steps we need to take to develop bases on the Moon. Growing flowers is one step towards making the lunar desert an oasis for human life.
Injecting synthetic "super" greenhouse gases into the Martian atmosphere could raise the planet's temperature enough to melt its polar ice caps and create conditions suitable for sustaining biological life.
Meteorites and comets should have delivered vast amounts of organic chemicals to Mars, yet the Viking mission found no organics in the red soil. A new hypothesis by Sushil Atreya suggests how dust storms may zap away any chances for life on the martian surface.
Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.