On the samples brought by the Chinese probe Chang’e 5, was found a new mineral, received the name Changesite-(Y).
The Zhurong probe found grooves and etchings on Martian rocks, showing how the wheater and ancient waters changed Mars’ surface.
Phosphorus is one of the most important elements for living beings. The operation and importance of the phosphorus cycle are explained in this post.
This post subject is the nitrogen cycle, an important geochemical process for the survival of living beings inland and aquatic ecosystems.
UAE space agency released the first images of its first probe to Mars, Hope or Al-Amal. Whose mission is to study the Martian atmosphere.
Zhurong, the first China’s rover on Mars, landed this Saturday morning. It’s part of the Tianwen-1 mission, launched on July 23, 2020.
2 billion years ago, occurred a nuclear fission in the Oklo uranium deposit, current Gabon, Central Africa. It’s the only natural nuclear reactor discovered so far.
Finally was found an explanation for the dark spots on Mars’ south pole, known as “spiders”.
Research from Australian National University confirmed the existence of a core inside Earth’s inner core.
This month will be interesting for space exploration. 3 probes from different countries will be on Mars. Each one of the missions is described in this post.