Water from Mars is evaporating quicker than predicted

It is believed that billions of years ago, Mars might have been a planet very similar to ours, with abundant liquid water on its surface. However, as time passed, that water rose into the thin Martian atmosphere and then evaporated off into outer space. There…

What are black holes?

Black holes are areas of space where the gravitational field is so strong that nothing at all (including light) can escape, which is the reason why black holes are… black. Some black holes are former colossal stars which have been crushed to an extreme density…

Here is how astronauts on the International Space Station celebrated New Year

2020 is upon us! Some of you celebrated the night between years from the comfort of your homes with family, some went to a special place with dear friends, but the thing that made your new year evening special was actually the time zone where…

Here is one thing you didn’t know about Venus

Chances are that you don’t know too much about Venus and probably you had no clue that it might be home to active volcanoes, according to a new study that was published in Science Advances. If this will turn out to be true, it would…

Blood clot in space cured by doctors on Earth!

A (momentarily) unidentified astronaut who is aboard the ISS (International Space Station) suffered a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – commonly known as a blood clot – in the jugular vein (of the neck), a new case study reports. The identity of the astronaut is kept…