Malta gets the chance to name a distant planet

Malta has been given an amazing opportunity to name a planet in deep space. The name will be chosen from nominations from the public and after a public vote. The new planet could be called anything from ‘Mdina’ to ‘Valletta’ or ‘Ghawdex’ or even ‘Mela’. The choice is yours. The planet Malta will get to […]

Methane gas hints at life on Mars, says NASA

NASA scientists have discovered surprisingly high amounts of methane gas on Mars that could indicate life on the Red Planet. The space agency’s Curiosity rover made the discovery during a routine mission, according to the New York Times. It had previously been suggested the gas came from the rover itself, though this theory was rejected by NASA. However […]