press enter »
placeholder
placeholder

How TV and movies are seducing us to Mars     - CNET

How TV and movies are seducing us to Mars - CNET

We're years, if not decades, away from being able to send humans to Mars, but that hasn't stopped the entertainment industry from imagining what humans might encounter on the red planet. In the 1960s film The Angry Red Planet , Mars is redder than you've ever seen and inhabited by an unfriendly giant bat-spider. In Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall (1990)

Lettuce grown on the space station is safe to eat, scientists say     - CNET

Lettuce grown on the space station is safe to eat, scientists say - CNET

Enlarge Image NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson shows off some leafy greens grown on the International Space Station. Astronauts also used the Veggie system to grow cabbage. NASA Rejoice, astronauts! Fresh leafy greens are on the approved space menu alongside the usual selection of sanitized, freeze-dried and prepackaged meals. A new study published Friday

How Hollywood is transforming the way we look at Mars     - CNET

How Hollywood is transforming the way we look at Mars - CNET

We're years, if not decades, away from being able to send humans to Mars, but that hasn't deterred the entertainment industry from imagining what humans might encounter on the red planet. In the 1960s film The Angry Red Planet , Mars is redder than you've ever seen and inhabited by an unfriendly giant bat-spider. In Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall (1990)

Space lettuce safe, nutritious: astronauts

Space lettuce safe, nutritious: astronauts

A report published in the journal Frontiers In Plant Science revealed that the space-grown lettuce was similar in composition to Earth-grown control samples, while some plants were even richer in a number of elements, including potassium, sodium and zinc. The experiment involved crops being grown in individual sealed units of ceramic soil under red