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Water vapour from Mars is sent high into atmosphere where it gets lost in space
science

Water vapour from Mars is sent high into atmosphere where it gets lost in space

Mars continues to lose water today as vapour is transported to high altitudes after sublimating from the frozen polar caps during warmer seasons.

NASA spacecraft shows how 'stolen' electrons enable rare aurora on Mars
science

NASA spacecraft shows how 'stolen' electrons enable rare aurora on Mars

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft just reported a new type of Martian aurora — a very rare phenomenon anyway.

Google is drafting new ethical standards for using technology after employees expressed anger over a US Defence Dept project
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Google is drafting new ethical standards for using technology after employees expressed anger over a US Defence Dept project

Greene promised employees that Google would not sign up for any further work on ‘Maven’ or similar projects without having new ethical principles in place, according to Defense One’s sources.

True tech power comes from harvesting patents: ISRO, Cipla and Biocon show the way for future entrepreneurs
Business

True tech power comes from harvesting patents: ISRO, Cipla and Biocon show the way for future entrepreneurs

Is there an entrepreneur out there who has the money and the audacity to gamble on a new future? India could do with some audacious private entrepreneurs.

NASA's MAVEN detects invisible 'magnetic tail' around Mars; could be destroying Martian atmosphere
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NASA's MAVEN detects invisible 'magnetic tail' around Mars; could be destroying Martian atmosphere

While the field around Mars is invisible to the naked eye, it is said to have taken the form of a rotating tail one that had been formed over time because of the solar winds that have been stripping the planet of its atmosphere, allowing gases to escape into space.

Unexpectedly strong solar storm sparks global aurora on Mars, and doubles radiation on the surface
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Unexpectedly strong solar storm sparks global aurora on Mars, and doubles radiation on the surface

Highly energetic solar events can significantly increase the radiation that penetrates through the atmosphere to the Mars surface.

NASA's MAVEN spaceship reveals how the Sun stripped Mars of its atmosphere
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NASA's MAVEN spaceship reveals how the Sun stripped Mars of its atmosphere

MAVEN is the first spacecraft designed by NASA dedicated to understanding Mars' upper atmosphere.

Nasa's Maven spacecraft reveals that Mars has metal in its atmosphere
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Nasa's Maven spacecraft reveals that Mars has metal in its atmosphere

The metal comes from a constant rain of tiny meteoroids onto the Red Planet. When a high-speed meteoroid hits the Martian atmosphere, it vaporises.

Uber will partner with car-sharing service Maven
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Uber will partner with car-sharing service Maven

Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with car-sharing service Maven, operated by General Motors, to allow Uber drivers to rent GM vehicles on a weekly basis.

Maven mission by NASA beams back amazing ultraviolet images of Mars
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Maven mission by NASA beams back amazing ultraviolet images of Mars

NASA's MAVEN mission has returned images showing the ultraviolet glow from the Martian atmosphere in unprecedented detail, revealing dynamic, previously invisible behaviour.

General Motors invests in Chinese car sharing app
Auto

General Motors invests in Chinese car sharing app

General Motors has not disclosed the amount of investment made in YI Wei Xing (Beijing) Technology Co Ltd

NASA scientists closer to solving mystery surrounding origin of Mars moon Phobos
World

NASA scientists closer to solving mystery surrounding origin of Mars moon Phobos

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission made a series of close approaches to Phobos, collecting data from within 500 kms of the moon.

NASA, ISRO to work on joint Mars mission targeted to launch in 2020
World

NASA, ISRO to work on joint Mars mission targeted to launch in 2020

India and the US, after sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit, have now agreed to cooperate on future explorations of the Red Planet.

ISRO scientists present first Mangalyaan pictures of Mars to Modi
India

ISRO scientists present first Mangalyaan pictures of Mars to Modi

A team of ISRO scientists presented the first pictures of Mars sent by Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.

China lauds India, says Mangalyaan success is landmark progress
India

China lauds India, says Mangalyaan success is landmark progress

China congratulated India for its successful Mars mission or 'Mangalyaan' saying that it was a proud achievement for the country and Asia.

The magic of Mangalyaan is not its cost, but the possibilities it opens for Isro
India

The magic of Mangalyaan is not its cost, but the possibilities it opens for Isro

Whatever the scientific results its payloads get, Mangalyaan in entering the Martian orbit in its maiden attempt has proved much about Isro's ingenuity and capability

World's most budget-friendly Mars Mission: How Mangalyaan stacks up against others
Life

World's most budget-friendly Mars Mission: How Mangalyaan stacks up against others

Launched in November last year, Mangalyaan aims to study Mars' surface and mineral composition, and scan its atmosphere for methane, a chemical strongly tied to life on Earth.

NASA's Maven spacecraft will help answer some key questions about Mars
World

NASA's Maven spacecraft will help answer some key questions about Mars

MAVEN will complement NASA's other Martian robotic explorers to answer some fundamental questions about Mars and life beyond the Earth.

Nasa's spacecraft Maven to reach Mars this weekend
World

Nasa's spacecraft Maven to reach Mars this weekend

US space agency NASA said Wednesday its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft will enter orbit around the Red Planet this weekend.

NASA satellite launched to find clues about Mars' lost water
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NASA satellite launched to find clues about Mars' lost water

An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday, sending a Mars orbiter...