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Jessica Orwig – Sending humans to Mars could uncover a disturbing truth to one of life’s greatest mysteries

This version of a self-portrait of NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover at a drilling site called “Buckskin” is presented as a stereographic projection, which shows the horizon as a circle. The MAHLI camera on Curiosity’s robotic arm took dozens of component images for this selfie on Aug. 5, 2015. If humankind successfully lands people on the surface of Mars, we could discover …

The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory

Remarkable new archaeological discoveries are likely to completely rewrite a key part of British prehistory. Scientific tests suggest that a major aspect of the Neolithic agricultural revolution may have reached Britain 2000 years earlier than previously thought. The research – carried out by scientists at the universities of Bradford, Birmingham and Warwick – reveal that wheat, probably already ground into …