Spacecraft will descend on red planet carrying helicopter and instruments to look for biosignatures

The Living Clocks – Are Humans and Living Organisms Synchronizing Life?

The brain can read these patterns and learn them. In this way, we can time music or specific tasks to be performed, for example, one second after a signal. Even though not all the clock mechanisms in humans are known, biological clocks share a property with all human-built and non-living clocks: they are limited by quantum mechanics. Even the simple pendulum is limited by quantum theory.

Three scientists have won the 2020 Nobel prize in physics for their work on black hole formation and the discovery of a supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.

An artist’s impression of Mars

Several missions this year are seeking out life on the red planet. But would we recognize extraterrestrials if we found them?

Tiny piece of meteorite from London’s Natural History Museum will be used by rover exploring red planet

Discovery has major implications for hunt for alien life on the red planet as it means any evidence is likely to be buried deep underground