Before its planned crash into Mercury last year, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft gave scientists a parting gift.
The diamonds contain chemical information about what goes on deep inside the Earth. →
In 1 million years, the epoch that we are now living in will likely be characterized by animal and plant remains, along with a strange mess of industrial pollutants.
More than a decade ago, NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor returned stunning images of gullies shaped like water-carved streams on Earth, raising the prospect that Mars may be a friendly haven for life. But appearances can be deceiving.
The new material called Q-carbon allows scientists to produce diamond-related structures at room temperature.
The search for Mars' 'missing' atmospheric carbon has been called off as the planet may not have had a thick ancient atmosphere after all.
Scientists have figured out a way to convert carbon dioxide into valuable carbon nanofiber material. Could the scheme be scaled up to tackle CO2 in our atmosphere?
Scientists pinpoint a small number of tree species that hold the most carbon in the Amazon rainforest/ Continue reading →
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