Space Exploration

Mysterious Martian Rocks Finally Explained

The Mars of today is almost entirely geologically inert, but that was not always the case. Scientists believe they’ve identified a process that created the previously unexplained Medusae Fossae formations on the planet’s surface. Researchers have used data from orbiting spacecraft to point the finger at a massive volcanic event …

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Moon is Making Days on Earth Longer: Study

Around 1.4 billion years ago, a day on Earth lasted approximately 18.7 hours, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. And this is at least in part because the Moon was closer and changed the way our planet spun around its axis. Professors …

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