Science

Potentially habitable ‘super-Earth’ discovered

"With a thick atmosphere, the planet GJ 357 d could maintain liquid water on its surface like Earth, and we could pick out signs of life with telescopes that will soon be online," said astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger

Indian female rocket stars’ moon mission

The US$145 million cost of the mission represents a huge cost-saving for such trips to the moon if successful. To put it into perspective, the movies Avengers: Endgame cost US$356 million.

How humans may live on Mars

In an experiment two to three centimetres of silica aerogel allowed light from a lamp tuned to simulate Martian sunlight to heat the surface beneath it by up to 65C (150F) - enough to raise temperatures on the Martian surface and melt water ice.