Tagged: Mars

40 years ago… 2

40 years ago…

40 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. I mention this as I always have been attracted by space conquest, the Apollo program and...

Blue Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson 2

Blue Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson

I finished in January the last part of the Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars Trilogy. After two months I still keep thinking about this book and its great plot, fantastic characters and awesome story telling....

20,000 leagues under the sea with Google 0

20,000 leagues under the sea with Google

I already noted how Google is preoccupied by the environment and how it is investing in renewables. This commitment becomes more concrete with the new Google Earth which enables to learn on oceans’ environmental...

Green Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson 0

Green Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson

Last month I finished Green Mars, the second part of the Mars Trilogy by famous US sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson. After the first book, this one is even better and longer. I always...

There is water on Mars ! 1

There is water on Mars !

This is now official, even if there is no life on Mars, there is at least water. This most interesting founding is due to the US NASA and its Mars Phoenix Lander mission. The...

Avalanches on Mars 0

Avalanches on Mars

David Bowie once sung that there is Life on Mars, but scientifically this has to be proved. However, there are already avalanches of carbon dioxide ice. The picture on the left was taken last...