25 Science, the researchers describe ancient camp sites situated next to now-dry lakebeds in the Atacama Desert
and nearby occupation sites at lower elevations.
The first of the three habitats, eMARS, an acronym for earth Mars Atacama Research Station, will be situated in the Atacama Desert
at an elevation at or above 2,400 meters.
NIGHT I would squeeze in some sandboarding in the sand dunes of Chile's Atacama Desert
before sunset, and then enjoy watching the Milky Way move across the vast sky.
Synopsis: Adrian Rohnfelder cycles high above the steaming rainforests in the Kilimanjaro massif, crosses the seething heat of the Atacama Desert
in Chile, and climbs the summit of Orizaba under dramatic circumstances.
The study, conducted by the team of Kimberly Warren-Rhodes and the NASA Life in Atacama Project Team, has discovered microbes in the Atacama desert
. The desert makeup is considered to be very similar to the Martian surface, and the findings supported the possibility that microbes could also survive on the Red Planet.
A NASA rover deployed to Chileas Atacama desert
has discovered microbes in one of the most Mars-like environments on Earth.
A pair of vicunas appear to hug as they smash into one another in a violent turf war in the remote Atacama Desert
. The feisty animals, which are distant relatives of llamas, can be see scrapping and biting at one another as they engage in the heated duel.
BRITAIN'S fittest pensioner, who ran 18 marathons last year at the age of 73, is now planning to run across Chile's daunting Atacama Desert
"The Tarapaca Declaration" draws attention to the urgent need to change how human societies have been using water in the Atacama Desert
, based on a historical trajectory spanning several millennia.
Smit and colleagues first found the two galaxies in deep Spitzer Space Telescope images, then followed up using the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA), a network of radio dishes high in the Atacama Desert
Led by Washington State University planetary scientist Dirk Schulze-Makuch, an international team studied the driest corner of South America's Atacama Desert
, where decades pass without any rain.