After four years on Mars, the InSight mission is a huge success

After four years on Mars, the InSight mission is a huge success

Left, the dust accumulated on the solar panels of the inSight probe ended up depriving it of the energy needed to communicate with the seismometer, whose last photo (right) reached Earth on December 11. Nasa.org/Nasa.org HISTORY – The French seismometer taken away by NASA has revolutionized our knowledge of the red planet’s interior. Since November … Read more

Panspermia: the hypothesis of life transmitted by Mars

Panspermia: the hypothesis of life transmitted by Mars

This article is taken from the monthly Sciences et Avenir – La Recherche n°911, dated January 2023. What if the beings that inhabit our planet, including humans, all came from Mars? And is the result, more precisely, from a colonization of Martian bacteria that arrived on Earth several billion years ago? “There is no formal … Read more

Relive the occultation of Mars by the Moon with the most beautiful images

Relive the occultation of Mars by the Moon with the most beautiful images

It was announced, and not surprisingly, it happened. This Thursday, December 8, 2022, the Moon hid the planet Mars from our view for almost an hour. Some pictures for those who missed the event. Or for those who never tire of the show. This Thursday, December 8, 2022, early in the morning, a rare phenomenon … Read more

Mars is closest to Earth and will disappear from the sky for more than an hour on December 8th!

Mars is closest to Earth and will disappear from the sky for more than an hour on December 8th!

It is a rare event that will be visible everywhere in France, with the naked eye and even in the middle of the city: an occultation of Mars by the Moon. The Red Planet will then disappear before your eyes for several long minutes. 1eh Mars is closest to Earth in December. The sparkling orange … Read more