Bombs dropped during the Second World War were felt to the edge of space

We’ve come a long way from being scared, scrawny apes in the savannah.

Solar winds penetrate Martian atmosphere, MAVEN finds – atmospheric loss mechanism unfolds

Only weeks after it became operational around Mars‘ orbit, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission has uncovered a  new process by which the solar wind can penetrate deep into a planetary atmosphere, past the ionosphere even this shouldn’t have been possible. It seems like a magic trick at the moment, but in time this mechanism might help explain how Mars