20 Jan The first and only total eclipse of the moon occurs in Iceland tonight and those who want to try to see it should try to wake up at 4:30 am (Monday morning). The next total eclipse of the moon takes place in 2022 in Iceland.
17 Sep 2018Many factors point to the most viable habitats for people on planets other than Earth being in underground caves. Company 4th Planet logistics have now been working on ways to map out and construct caves on the Moon and on Mars. This work has been done in Stefánshellir cave in Hallmundarhraun in Iceland.
31 May 2018In a study published today, scientists at deCODE Genetics report new findings about the founding of the Icelandic population, and its subsequent evolution, based on ancient DNA. The study appears today in the online edition of Science.
23 May 2018A NASA research team is now exploring Icelandic conditions for research to be conducted to plan missions to Mars and other planets in the future. Many geological similarities to Mars says NASA scientist.
14 Oct 2016The ESA (European Space Agency) has posted a satelite image of Vatnajökull when the Holuhraun eruption had just begun as their weekly image of Earth from space. The Icelandic Parliament yesterday accepted a proposal to look into Iceland signing up for the ESA.
21 Sep 2016In a new study, researchers at deCODE genetics have used their unique population data resources to shed new light on the processes which continuously shape the diversity of the human genome. This was announced in a press release on Monday.