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NASA’s Curiosity rover captures photos of Mars dust storm

However, the Curiosity rover, which has been studying Martian soil at Gale Crater, is expected to remain largely unaffected by the dust. While Opportunity is powered by sunlight, which is blotted out by dust at its current location, Curiosity has a nuclear-powered battery that runs day and night. The Martian …

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Curiosity can boost kids grades in school

Researchers at University of Michigan in the U.S. analysed data from 6,200 kindergartners since birth in 2001. They measured curiosity based on a behavioral questionnaire from parents and assessed reading and math achievement among kindergartners. Children with lower socioeconomic status generally have lower achievement than peers, but those who were …

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