Victoria Gill takes a looks at four key moments in the search for life on the red planet.
The world is losing plants at an unprecedented rate with around one in five thought to be at risk of extinction. The race is on to store back-up copies in seed banks. sponsored advertisement: Credited Source link Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmaury Dehecq: “Knowing ice-flow speed allows us to better estimate glacier melt” The glaciers that flank the Himalayas and other high mountains in Asia are moving slower over time. Scientists have analysed nearly 20 years of satellite images to come to this conclusion. They show that the […]
Image copyrightNASA/K.RAMSAYER Image caption A key focus for IceSat will be looking for changes in elevation over Antarctica and GreenlandOne of the most powerful Earth observation tools ever put in orbit has come online. IceSat-2 was launched just under three months ago to measure the shape of the ice sheets to a precision of 2cm. […]