Geothermal energy could one day power colonies on Mars

Colonizing Mars may no longer be a dream of science fiction With all the major technological advancements coming from prominent organizations throughout the world and companies like SpaceX, humans getting to Mars may not be a dream of space-lovers for much longer. Mars has been in the news many times in recent years, largely due to projects focused on its colonization. At some point in the future, Mars may serve as a new home for humanity, but before that can happen, several challenges must first be overcome. SpaceX aims to…

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Fuel cell technology could make a manned mission to Mars possible

Fuel cell technology can convert urine into clean drinking water Fuel cell technology may be used to provide water to the first manned mission to Mars. Researchers from the Ohio University’s Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research suggests that urine could be a valuable resource for those traveling to Mars in the future. A fuel cell can convert urine into drinking water, by extracting the hydrogen and water in urine and burning away the impurities found in the liquid. Fuel cells have been used in this way since 2002. GreenBox is…

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