Marc Kaufman
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Death by acoustics

Death by acoustics

In “War of the Whales,” Joshua Horwitz describes fatal encounters between whales and sonar.

The Mars rover faces down a mundane problem: Its tires

The Mars rover faces down a mundane problem: Its tires

As it moves toward Mount Sharp — Mars’s “promised land” — Curiosity overcomes technical problems.

No longer a dream: Human mission to Mars

No longer a dream: Human mission to Mars

A human voyage to the planet is now, for the first time, within the realm of possibility, according to space advocates inside and outside government.

A manned mission to Mars? Maybe sooner than you think.

A manned mission to Mars? Maybe sooner than you think.

The landing of the Curiosity rover has given new impetus to the idea of human flight to Mars.