Dozens of Lakes Beneath Mars Baffle Scientists:

Dozens of Lakes Beneath Mars Baffle Scientists:

(Author: Eric Malikyte) We’ve known for a little while that Mars has water stores trapped beneath its surface. In 2015, the MARSIS mission was able to identify a 20-kilometer-wide subsurface lake beneath the Southern Icecap, and now scientists have discovered evidence...
Axions: The Newest Particle?

Axions: The Newest Particle?

(Author: Eric Malikyte) The Axion particle was first proposed in the 1970s. It was originally meant to solve a major problem in particle physics, but since then it’s remained pretty elusive. But today, it seems as though we may be on the cusp of its discovery. We’re...
Life May have Originated on Mars before Earth

Life May have Originated on Mars before Earth

Author: Eric Malikyte Mars is a cold, desolate world. Featuring butterscotch skies, cobalt sunrises, an atmosphere 100 times thinner than Earth’s, and rusty, alien vistas. Mars is a dead world. Its core has long since frozen, and the magnetic field that once protected...
The Real Reason We Haven’t Been Back to the Moon

The Real Reason We Haven’t Been Back to the Moon

Author: Eric Malikyte Looking up at the moon, you might think that it’s relatively benign, maybe a nice place to visit? Maybe you wonder, as you stare at its cratered face as it drifts across the night sky, why we haven’t been back since Apollo 17? There’s...