NASA reveals answer to “Mars Mystery”

NASA announced today that it solved one of the biggest mysteries surrounding the planet Mars. For years, researchers suspected that water once flowed on the Red Planet, but new findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. “Our quest on Mars has been to ‘follow … [ Read more]

Scotch Ages Differently In Space

Ardbeg, the Scotch whisky distillery, has recently brought a sample of their whisky back from a three-year stint on the International Space Station. After testing the space whiskey against control samples that were aged on terra firma, Ardbeg’s distillers noticed significant differences in aroma and taste, leading them to conclude that terpenes (flavor compounds) behave differently in microgravity. … [ Read more]