Cosmic Con got the astronomically curious participant ruminating over space and its quirkier details. From creating malevolent aliens to choosing the perfect travel itinerary, this category’s events had contestants compete with each other using equal parts knowledge and creativity.
NASA announced on Thursday that its Mars rover Curiosity had new evidence suggesting ancient life on Mars. The results are the detection of new organic molecules and seasonal spikes in the methane concentration. Read on to find out more about the discovery and what it could mean.