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2014/12/19 11:30
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IN fact, investigators believe oceans of liquid water abound, even in Triton's former abode--far out in the frigid Trans-Neptunian region of the solar system. Kuiper belt objects such as Eris, Sedna...
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2014/12/19 10:51
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NASA scientists have discovered evidence of a reservoir of water and ice The Curiosity Rover has drilled into a piece of Martian rock and found proof that indicates Mars has a distinct reservoir of...
2014/12/19 06:38
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The US space agency and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on earth that indicate Mars has a distinct reservoir of water or ice near its surface. The...
2014/12/17 07:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier,...
2014/12/16 15:19
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Cattle graze near the Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant near Herald, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) It's no secret that there has long been suspicion, on the...
2014/12/16 12:39
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The MESSENGER Education and Public Outreach (EPO) Team is launching a competition this week to name five impact craters on Mercury. The contest is open to all Earthlings, except for members of the...
2014/12/15 22:39
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Recent advances in our understanding of the quantities, movements, forms and origin of carbon in Earth are summarized in a just-published report. The research represents face-paced progress on the...
2014/12/11 03:09
2014/12/11 03:09
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One of the first scientific findings to emerge from close-up study of a comet has all but settled a question that planetary scientists have debated for decades. The new finding, from the European...
2014/12/08 13:21
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Comet dust found on Earth's surface for first time: Microscopic particles discovered 58 feet under ancient Antarctic ice Japanese scientists discovered comet particles at Tottuki Point,...
2014/12/04 14:39
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... —For the first time, scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin "diamond nanothreads" that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of...
2014/12/03 16:18
2014/12/03 16:18
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Out beyond Neptune, the solar system resembles the deep ocean: dark, remote and largely unexplored. To an Earth-bound observer, even the brightest objects, such as Pluto, are 4,000 times as faint as...
2014/12/03 09:38
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Refuting common misconceptions that today's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are a problem only for the future generations, researchers have found that a single carbon emission takes only about 10 years...
2014/12/02 16:35
2014/12/02 16:35
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TAMBOPATA, Peru (AP) - Decades of illegal gold mining have transformed large expanses of virgin Peruvian rainforest into pocked, denuded, mercury-poisoned wastelands. Excavations to separate gold...
2014/11/23 22:05
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PLANET X is back: New evidence suggests one — or possibly two — wayward worlds are circling in the darkness beyond Neptune. As intrepid explorers Voyager’s 1 and 2 can attest to, it’s very dark out...
2014/11/23 08:28
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The planet Mercury is the next destination for European Space Agency which will launch its spacecraft BepiColombo in 2016 REUTERS/NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie...
2014/11/21 18:38
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Wireless consumers with a charitable conscience now have a wireless service built just for them. The new prepaid service GIV Mobile launches Wednesday. The service, which basically resells T-Mobile...
2014/11/21 00:42
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The team also developed a new, related theory about how diamonds form in the Earth's mantle. For decades scientists have had little understanding of how carbon behaved deep below the Earth's surface...
2014/11/21 00:42
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Using the Advanced Photon Source (APS), a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, researchers from DOE's Argonne National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory, along with...
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They found that embodied, or "hidden," emissions in beef, chicken and pork have increased by 19% over the past 20 years, and that there is currently a global instability caused by a large number of...
2014/11/13 18:42
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There remain major challenges to conserving the carbon that's stored in these tropical landscapes on a national and international scale. A team led by Carnegie's Greg Asner developed a new...
2014/12/19 11:30
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