Monica Grady

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Monday, 14 September 2020

Venus: could it really harbour life? New study springs a surprise

Earth’s sister planet, Venus, has not been regarded as a high priority in the search for life. Its surface temperature …

By Monica Grady

Friday, 31 July 2020

Mars 2020: The hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious

Next spring is going to be a busy time for Mars. In close succession, three spacecraft will arrive at the …

By Monica Grady

Thursday, 18 January 2018

A huge asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, but what danger do smaller ones pose?

A small asteroid passed relatively close to Earth this month, having been discovered just six days earlier. This might sound scary, but …

By Monica Grady

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Private companies are launching a new space race – here’s what to expect

The space race between the USA and Russia started with a beep from the Sputnik satellite exactly 60 years ago …

By Monica Grady