Moon - not the most favorable place for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables.
The caption for the picture: light reflection or "glint", will detect planets like our Earth. If scientists find water on Earth-like planets, we can assume the existence of life on them.
Carbon-rich organic molecules that serve as building blocks in the origin of life, may be present on Mars - so say the scientists, challenging the popular belief that the Red Planet is empty.
Extraterrestrial life form may have already lives on Earth - the people.
"Crazy" - is a pretty strong word, but how else do you want to call these ideas? Each of them tries to explain some aspect of our universe in a strange way.
Researchers from the Observatory Big Bear Solar Observatory by configuring Adaptive Optics, managed to make the most detailed image of a sunspot in the visible light range.
After staying for six months on the International Space Station, astronaut can become as weak as 80-year-old man.
Two British scientists on a journey to one of the coldest places on Earth to understand how life is possible on other planets with a similar climate in our Solar System.
A breakdown in the cooling system is put out of action the space station over the weekend. U.S. space agency (Nasa) is planning two emergency spacewalks to fix a problem with the cooling system on the International Space Station (ISS).
With the help of the instrument cluster, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO), opened the most massive stars known to date.
On Tuesday, the Australian company announced the development of a laser tracking system that will stop the collision with space debris and satellites, spaceships, flying into the Earth orbit.
Astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (CTI) and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland for the first time discovered a distant galaxy, the image of which increases the quasar, which acts as a gravitational lens.
According to data in the new study, the Earth is younger and formed three times longer than previously thought.
Computer algorithm, which served as a model for the human brain has learned to recognize different types of galaxies, from the spiral and elliptical ending.
Researchers at the department of natural resources, the National Research Council of Canada, found that bacteria feeding on methane can survive in a fairly unique waters on Axel Heiberg Island in the far north of Canada.
Japanese design firm The Shimizu Corporation, offered the most wide-ranging plan for obtaining solar energy in the history of mankind.
The space agency NASA has begun to assemble a space probe Juno, which will help scientists learn more about the origin and evolution of Jupiter.
Until recently it was believed that the moon - one of the driest places in the solar system.
Scientists have discovered the oldest known to date quasars.
"There is a silver lining. Due to the fact that the Spirit is immobilized, we can use its radio signal to calculate its motion in space" - said principal investigator Steve Squires (Steve Squyres).
On Tuesday, the leaders of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that Spirit, stuck in a sand trap, and staying in it for the past 10 months, will remain there forever.
On Sunday, NASA Spirit rover mark six years since the beginning of its unparalleled research activities on the surface of the Red Planet. However, the upcoming Martian winter could immobilize the robot, turning it into a stationary research module.
The weak cosmic infrared radiation that reaches the Earth still contains a lot of the decrypted data is not necessary for a more complete understanding of the processes of development of distant galaxies.
Scientists major space agencies are working to develop a new type of heat shield for spacecraft returning to Earth.
On Monday, NASA will begin transmitting commands to its rover-explorer Spirit, which fell into the trap of quick Martian soil.
"No magic," - says Ed Ethridge of Space Flight Center of NASA. Marshall - "just a microwave. We show how to use the microwave can extract water from moondust by heating it from the inside."
NASA announced the exact date of the beginning of the impact of the module unit LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite), necessary for the work to find water ice in permanently shadowed craters in the polar region of the Moon.
About ten years ago aboard the space shuttle Columbia was launched into space 25-ton dream of astronomers - X-ray Observatory Chandra.
They - dark, small and completely devoid of atmosphere. Who wants to volunteer to fly to an asteroid? Of course, the astronauts NASA. After traveling to the nearby space stones can help to gain experience, so necessary for a successful visit to Mars.
Scientists, astronomers have developed a new method for the detection of distant supernovae. This method has been found two of the most distant stars, and, according to researchers in deep space, it’s just the beginning.
At the beginning of 2010 to the International Space Station will be put into operation a new survey module, named Tranquility ("Serenity").
In the Monday, May 11, 2009 with the launch site at Cape Canaveral (Florida) launched the space shuttle Atlantis (Atlantis) with seven crew members on board.
The opening of the asteroid 2-3 kilometers in width, which moves in the opposite direction, which is not characteristic of other cosmic bodies, led astronomers to break his head in thought.
In the onboard computer in the lunar capsule that landed on the moon during the Apollo program was a huge amount at the time of RAM - 4 kilobytes and a hard drive with 74 kilobytes.
Two landing module for ground investigations, and two high-altitude balloons, specially designed to float in the clouds of sulfuric acid vapors can become part of a future space project studying Venus.
Every spring at polar dunes of Mars have black streaks caused the formation of which may be liquid water near the surface. This assumption is able to give a new round of searches for signs of life on the red planet.
The vast majority of detected still space objects are rocky asteroids. Comets and asteroids that pose a threat to Earth, are under scrutiny, thanks to the International Observation Program Spaceguard.
In February, NASA and the European Space Agency will meet in Washington, DC, to select one of the two missions designed to study the outer Solar System.
Scientists from NASA believe that future researchers of the moon will be absolutely necessary to have on hand vacuum cleaner.
Mars today - a world of cold and lonely deserts.No obvious signs of life, at least on the surface.