Atacama Desert


'Atacama Desert' - 11 News Result(s)

  • From Chilean Miners To Elon Musk, World Watches Cave Rescue Of Thai Boys

    From Chilean Miners To Elon Musk, World Watches Cave Rescue Of Thai Boys

    It was a Thursday afternoon nearly eight years ago when Omar Reygadas heard the explosion that would seal him and 32 others inside a mine in the Atacama Desert in Chile. He wouldn't see the light of day again for 69 days.

  • Dormant Life On Earth's Driest Desert Hints At Possibilities On Mars

    Dormant Life On Earth's Driest Desert Hints At Possibilities On Mars

    It may rain once a decade or less in South America's Atacama Desert, but tiny bacteria and microorganisms survive there, hinting at the possibility of similar life on Mars, researchers said Monday.

  • Chile Desert Combed For Clues To Life On Mars

    Chile Desert Combed For Clues To Life On Mars

    Chile's Atacama desert may seem to contain little besides red-grey rocks and sand -- but scientists are busy searching here for clues to life in a place it much resembles: Mars.

  • Driest Place On Earth Gives Clue To Life On Mars

    Driest Place On Earth Gives Clue To Life On Mars

    A Mars-like laboratory in the "driest place on Earth" is helping NASA scientists study the limits of life and test drilling and life-detection technologies that might be sent to Red Planet in the future.

  • El Nino Covers Arid Atacama Desert in Flowers

    El Nino Covers Arid Atacama Desert in Flowers

    Here's a softer side to the disruptive weather phenomenon known as El Nino: an enormous blanket of colorful flowers has carpeted Chile's Atacama desert, the most arid in the world.

  • Milky Way Mapped in 46 Billion Pixels

    Milky Way Mapped in 46 Billion Pixels

    Astronomers have compiled the largest astronomical image to date - a picture of the Milky Way galaxy that contains 46 billion pixels.

  • Chile to Host 70 Per cent of World's Astronomical Infrastructure by 2020

    Chile to Host 70 Per cent of World's Astronomical Infrastructure by 2020

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that by 2020 Chile should host about 70 percent of the global astronomical infrastructure.

  • Europe Okays Building Phase of Largest Land-Based Telescope

    Europe Okays Building Phase of Largest Land-Based Telescope

    The European Southern Observatory (ESO) said Thursday it would go ahead with construction of the world's most powerful land-based telescope, a behemoth designed to locate planets in other solar systems.

  • Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Deepening suspicion that there is or was life in Mars, a study based on images and data captured by the NASA rover Curiosity says that Mars had Earth-like soils comparable with soils in Antarctic Dry Valleys and Chile's Atacama desert some 3.7 billion years ago.

  • Mountain Top in Chile Blasted For Site of World's Largest Telescope

    Mountain Top in Chile Blasted For Site of World's Largest Telescope

    Deep in the Chilean desert, the tip of a 3,000-meter (9,800- feet) high mountain was blasted off on Thursday to create the site for a telescope that will be the world's largest and that could bring science closer to the answer of whether there is life elsewhere in the universe.

  • 32 inches of snowfall over driest place on earth!

    32 inches of snowfall over driest place on earth!

    A cold wave in Chile has brought snow to the Atacama desert, a region known for being the driest place in the world.According to the national emergency centre in Chile, the area had not seen this amount of snow in close to 20 years. Some areas received up to 80 centimeters (32 inches) of snow, leading to closed roads and stuck vehicles.According to...

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'Atacama Desert' - 11 News Result(s)

  • From Chilean Miners To Elon Musk, World Watches Cave Rescue Of Thai Boys

    From Chilean Miners To Elon Musk, World Watches Cave Rescue Of Thai Boys

    It was a Thursday afternoon nearly eight years ago when Omar Reygadas heard the explosion that would seal him and 32 others inside a mine in the Atacama Desert in Chile. He wouldn't see the light of day again for 69 days.

  • Dormant Life On Earth's Driest Desert Hints At Possibilities On Mars

    Dormant Life On Earth's Driest Desert Hints At Possibilities On Mars

    It may rain once a decade or less in South America's Atacama Desert, but tiny bacteria and microorganisms survive there, hinting at the possibility of similar life on Mars, researchers said Monday.

  • Chile Desert Combed For Clues To Life On Mars

    Chile Desert Combed For Clues To Life On Mars

    Chile's Atacama desert may seem to contain little besides red-grey rocks and sand -- but scientists are busy searching here for clues to life in a place it much resembles: Mars.

  • Driest Place On Earth Gives Clue To Life On Mars

    Driest Place On Earth Gives Clue To Life On Mars

    A Mars-like laboratory in the "driest place on Earth" is helping NASA scientists study the limits of life and test drilling and life-detection technologies that might be sent to Red Planet in the future.

  • El Nino Covers Arid Atacama Desert in Flowers

    El Nino Covers Arid Atacama Desert in Flowers

    Here's a softer side to the disruptive weather phenomenon known as El Nino: an enormous blanket of colorful flowers has carpeted Chile's Atacama desert, the most arid in the world.

  • Milky Way Mapped in 46 Billion Pixels

    Milky Way Mapped in 46 Billion Pixels

    Astronomers have compiled the largest astronomical image to date - a picture of the Milky Way galaxy that contains 46 billion pixels.

  • Chile to Host 70 Per cent of World's Astronomical Infrastructure by 2020

    Chile to Host 70 Per cent of World's Astronomical Infrastructure by 2020

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that by 2020 Chile should host about 70 percent of the global astronomical infrastructure.

  • Europe Okays Building Phase of Largest Land-Based Telescope

    Europe Okays Building Phase of Largest Land-Based Telescope

    The European Southern Observatory (ESO) said Thursday it would go ahead with construction of the world's most powerful land-based telescope, a behemoth designed to locate planets in other solar systems.

  • Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Life in Mars? Ancient Earth-Like Soils Provides Clue

    Deepening suspicion that there is or was life in Mars, a study based on images and data captured by the NASA rover Curiosity says that Mars had Earth-like soils comparable with soils in Antarctic Dry Valleys and Chile's Atacama desert some 3.7 billion years ago.

  • Mountain Top in Chile Blasted For Site of World's Largest Telescope

    Mountain Top in Chile Blasted For Site of World's Largest Telescope

    Deep in the Chilean desert, the tip of a 3,000-meter (9,800- feet) high mountain was blasted off on Thursday to create the site for a telescope that will be the world's largest and that could bring science closer to the answer of whether there is life elsewhere in the universe.

  • 32 inches of snowfall over driest place on earth!

    32 inches of snowfall over driest place on earth!

    A cold wave in Chile has brought snow to the Atacama desert, a region known for being the driest place in the world.According to the national emergency centre in Chile, the area had not seen this amount of snow in close to 20 years. Some areas received up to 80 centimeters (32 inches) of snow, leading to closed roads and stuck vehicles.According to...

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