April 2012

What’s new in space?

Extraterrestrial dinosaurs, life on Mars and more

Speculation that NASA may have found life on Mars

A reanalysis of some data by NASA shows that there could be life on Mars. But this new analysis does not come without its own share of problems. The data from 36 years ago has been looked at in a different way to conclude that there may be have been biological activity rather than just the geological activity that it had originally pointed to. But this new way of looking at the data has to be proved to be useful and this is the issue.

Elon Musk’s latest foray into space

If you have been reading this blog for some time, I am guessing you have heard of the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk who is the Chief Technology Officer at the space transport company SpaceX.