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Oil: gainers and losers

Oil: gainers and losers

The steep dive in oil price sent tremors through the global political and economic order, setting off an abrupt shift in fortunes that bolstered the interests of USA, while pushingseveral big oil-exporting nations, particularly those hostile to USA, like Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, to the brink of an unprecedented financial crisis.

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Decades of attempts show how hard it is to land on Mars – here’s how we plan to succeed in 2021

Decades of attempts show how hard it is to land on Mars – here’s how we plan to succeed in 2021

Europe has been trying to land on Mars since 2003, but none of the attempts have gone exactly according to plan. A couple of months ago, the ExoMars Schiaparelli landing demonstrator crashed onto the planet’s surface, losing contact with its mothership. However, the mission was partially successful, providing information that will enable Europe and Russia to land its ExoMars rover on the Red Planet in 2021.

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