September 29, 2015
Might we be Martians?
Watch out Mars, here we come. Maybe. Someday. NASA used to play down the notion that the arid, desolate landscape of Mars could ever possibly be home to future life. However, the recent announcement confirming the flow of liquid water on Mars is causing its planetary science division to reconsider. In a recent paper published … Read moreUncategorized
September 20, 2015
Image of the Week : Arctic Eclipse
Called “one of the astronomical highlights of the year,” this photo of the moon’s total eclipse of the sun in March earned the French photographer Luc Jamet the title of astrological photographer of the year, presented at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. To see all the compelling and luminous images which won distinction in this year’s competition, follow this link. At Oxford … Read more