Drilling

02.24.15
Curiosity learns to drill into Mars rocks without breaking them
02.24.15

Curiosity learns to drill into Mars rocks without breaking them

It's no secret that scientists want the Curiosity rover to drill into Mars more often. However, it...

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01.14.13
Researchers end quest to drill through 3km of ice after fuel runs low
01.14.13

Researchers end quest to drill through 3km of ice after fuel runs low

Sad to say, but British researchers have called off their quest to drill through the 3km-thick she...

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12.03.12
Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years
12.03.12

Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years

UK researchers are ready to see if life can exist in one of the harshest environments on the plane...

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10.09.12
Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night
10.09.12

Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night

The Polaris rover may look a little punk rock, but that mohawk is no fashion statement. It's for...

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04.01.11
Scientists propose a 'journey to the mantle of the Earth'
04.01.11

Scientists propose a 'journey to the mantle of the Earth'

This particular "journey" may not involve any humans descending into the Earth, but that doesn't me...

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05.06.10
The iPad makes a pretty good skateboard, too
05.06.10

The iPad makes a pretty good skateboard, too

We've seen an iPad blended and microwaved, so why not turn it into a skateboard, right? That's exa...

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