In its seventh day after successfully landing on the Red Planet, the Phoenix Lander digs its first trench and is ready to start its ice-hunting.
Found in: Atom & Cosmos and Planetary Science
Water believed to flow on the Red Planet would have been too salty to foster life, scientists suggest.
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Perhaps Alfred Nobel has met his match. Or at least his coveted prize may have. Today, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced its inaugural Kavli Prize laureates, named in honor of Fred Kavli.
"The Kavli Prizes were created to recognize achievements in three exceptionally exciting fields, which we believe promise remarkable future discoveries and benefits for humanity in the 21st century and beyond," Kavli said today during a ceremony announcing the winners.
Earning a medal, a scroll and a cash award of $1 million for each of the disciplines, the scientists were recognized f...
Found in: Science & Society