This Ingenious System Brings Water to the Chinese Desert. Watch video here.

Although not as widely known as the Great Wall, the karez – and its vast maze of underground tunnels – is one of China’s most recognized ancient engineering feats. The air here has a matte gold colour, a reflection of the rugged, desert landscape. Far on the horizon, the peaks of the Tianshan Mountains shimmer, […]

NASA’s ‘Treasure Map’ of Water Ice on Mars Shows Where Humans Should Land

The annotated area in this animation of the Red Planet is where NASA spacecraft have found near-surface water ice that would be easy for astronauts to dig up. NASA’s wish to follow the water on Mars just got a helping hand. Scientists have released a new global map showing water ice that is as little […]