Atacama


Recent Rains in Atacama Desert Caused the Death of Microbes, Study Finds

Recent Rains in Atacama Desert Caused the Death of Microbes, Study Finds

The never-before-seen rainfall triggered enormous devastation in the microbial species that lived in the driest and oldest dese...

Nov 18 2018, 12:40pm CST

Atacama Desert Microbes Points to Life on Mars

Atacama Desert Microbes Points to Life on Mars

Survival of Life in Adverse Circumstances shows Mars may Harbor Life Forms...

Feb 27 2018, 7:38am CST

NASA Tests Mars Rover in Chile’s Atacama Desert

NASA Tests Mars Rover in Chile’s Atacama Desert

NASA researchers spent a month on the site to test future Mars rover equipped with scientific instruments...

Mar 19 2017, 1:38pm CDT

NASA scientists drilling at Atacama desert

NASA Tests Life-Detection Technology and Strategies for Mars at Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert in Chile is reputed for being the driest place on Earth, and a place NASA finds very suitable for carrying o...

Feb 29 2016, 2:23pm CST

Atacama Desert, the Driest Place on Earth Covered with Pink Floral Beds

Atacama Desert, the Driest Place on Earth, Covered with Pink Floral Beds

The Atacama Desert in Chile is covered with beautiful pink flowers due to abnormally record breaking rainfall....

Oct 30 2015, 9:36pm CDT