Decrease in solar wind a lethal risk to Mars exploration

About Nicole Drum

Nicole Drum is a writer presently living in the Midwest. Pathologically curious she is interested in a variety of subjects and issues with a special fondness for the intersection of technology and humanity. When she isn't working on her first novel she can be found being irreverent on Twitter, Google +, and on her blog, Not Magazine Ready.

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Image of the day: Hellas Planitia craters on Mars
Aug20

Image of the day: Hellas Planitia craters on Mars

ESA’s Mars Express gets a high resolution photo of the surface of Mars.

About Robin Burks

Robin Burks is the author of Zeus, Inc. and The Curse of Hekate, as well as the owner of FanGirlConfessions.com. When she's not writing about geek culture, science or technology, she's usually watching Doctor Who or playing video games. She also occasionally speaks French, but not very well.

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Image of the day: Curiosity blasts lasers at Martian rocks
Jul21

Image of the day: Curiosity blasts lasers at Martian rocks

The Mars rover Curiosity is certainly keeping busy. During its stay on the red planet, part of its mission is to blast rocks with a laser and then grab images of that process.

About Robin Burks

Robin Burks is the author of Zeus, Inc. and The Curse of Hekate, as well as the owner of FanGirlConfessions.com. When she's not writing about geek culture, science or technology, she's usually watching Doctor Who or playing video games. She also occasionally speaks French, but not very well.

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Image of the day: Geologic map of Mars
Jul15

Image of the day: Geologic map of Mars

The USGS has released a highly-detailed geologic map of Mars.

About Robin Burks

Robin Burks is the author of Zeus, Inc. and The Curse of Hekate, as well as the owner of FanGirlConfessions.com. When she's not writing about geek culture, science or technology, she's usually watching Doctor Who or playing video games. She also occasionally speaks French, but not very well.

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