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  • The Dry Ice ‘Snowflakes’ of Mars
    By on June 19, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    astroengine writes “After collecting the vast quantities of data gathered by orbiting Mars spacecraft, MIT scientists have uncovered some rather interesting facts about Martian snow. For starters, as the majority of the Mars atmosphere is composed of carbon dioxide, the snowflakes are made from CO2 ice — basically tiny particles of ‘dry ice.’ Also, the snowflakes are very small — approximately the size of a red blood cell. (more…)



  • VIDEO: Rooney heads England in front
    By on June 19, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wayne Rooney nods in a header on his return to give England the lead against Ukraine.

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