There’s a hidden message in the parachute of NASA’s Mars rover – The Verge

The parachute that helped NASA’s Perseverance rover land on Mars last week unfurled to reveal a seemingly random pattern of colors in video clips of the rover’s landing. But there was more to the story: NASA officials later said it contained a hidden message written in binary computer code. Internet sleuths cracked the message within […]

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Scientists Just Confirmed The Existence of a New Crystalline Structure of Ice

Not all water ice is the same. Locked inside, the arrangement of molecules varies significantly, based on the pressure and temperature conditions under which it forms. We knew of 18 of these distinct phases of ice, some occurring naturally, some only seen in laboratory conditions. Three years ago, a team of researchers tweaked one of […]

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Russia, China to sign agreement on international lunar research station – SpaceNews

Russia opts for lunar project with China over continued cooperation with ISS partners beyond LEO HELSINKI — Russia is preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding with China to cooperate on a vision for an international lunar research station. “Roscosmos has completed domestic proceedings to harmonize the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the […]

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