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2014/04/17 12:31
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Martian meteorites that fell to Earth are revealing secrets of an early atmosphere on Mars that is hidden in the chemical signatures of each ancient rock. Geologists, who collected and studied 40 of...
2014/04/17 12:31
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2014/04/17 11:31
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This video is all about NASA‘s IceBridge P-3B plane and its IceBridge retrofit. Upgraded with 21st century “special modifications,” the aircraft is less a cold war relic and more like the Space...
2014/04/16 10:31
2014/04/16 10:31
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... Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online While experts have long believed that life could not exist on planets with a fluctuating tilt in their orbits, new research appearing in the April...
2014/04/15 17:39
2014/04/15 17:39
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After coming ashore on April 11, Tropical Cyclone Ita dropped heavy rainfall over the weekend that caused flooding in many areas of northeastern Australia's state of Queensland. The Tropical Rainfall...
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2014/04/15 10:26
2014/04/15 10:26
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The blood moon brought many star gazers out late Monday and early Tuesday. At 9:53 p.m. PT, the Earth began to position itself between the sun and the moon for the first of a series of four total...
2014/04/14 16:17
2014/04/14 16:17
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A group of students from Maurice J. McDonough High School had an opportunity this month to see how many everyday amenities have been created from technology originally designed for space...
2014/04/12 03:19
2014/04/12 03:19
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For years, Clarence Groover was a NASA mathematician by day and a husband, father of four and Pentecostal pastor by night. But last weened, Bishop Clarence Groover Sr. could only smile as hundreds of...
2014/04/12 00:42
2014/04/12 00:42
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Invisible Intruder Ozone in the stratosphere, located on average 10 to 48 kilometers (6 to 30 miles) above the ground, typically stays in the stratosphere. Not on days like April 6, 2012. On that...
2014/04/11 23:42
2014/04/11 23:42
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Astronomers have developed yet another novel way to use the 24-year-old space telescope by employing a technique called spatial scanning, which dramatically improves Hubble's accuracy for making...
2014/04/11 16:31
2014/04/11 16:31
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First spotted in 1885, silvery blue clouds sometimes hover in the night sky near the poles, appearing to give off their own glowing light. Known as noctilucent clouds, this phenomenon began to be...
2014/04/11 12:31
2014/04/11 12:31
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WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA’s team that will conduct the first U.S. mission to collect samples from an asteroid has been given the go-ahead to begin building the...
2014/04/10 11:31
2014/04/10 11:31
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Engineers install the Near Infrared Spectrometer (NIRSpec) onto the Webb Telescope’s Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM) in NASA Goddard Space Flight Center cleanroom. This delicate procedure...
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2014/04/10 11:31
2014/04/10 11:31
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It’s not often that we get a chance to see our planet’s shadow, but a lunar eclipse gives us a fleeting glimpse. During these rare events, the full Moon rapidly darkens and then glows red. Though a...
2014/04/10 06:30
2014/04/10 06:30
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All Native Inc., based in Winnebago, Neb., and a subsidiary of Ho-Chunk Inc., has won an $80 million contract with the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Training Center. It is the largest...
2014/04/08 20:16
2014/04/08 20:16
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US: A NASA spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon for months is set to conclude its mission, with a bang when it smashes into the far side of the celestial body later this month. On April 11,...
2014/04/08 11:31
2014/04/08 11:31
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A mid-level flare, an M6.5, erupted from the sun on April 2, 2014, peaking at 10:05 a.m. EDT. This video from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the flare in a blend of two wavelengths of extreme...
2014/04/08 11:19
2014/04/08 11:19
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Every Tuesday, the Going Out Guide staff highlights the week's best DJs, bands, dance nights and parties. The Carolina Chocolate Drops don't hew only to the traditional songbook: They have been known...
2014/04/07 15:41
2014/04/07 15:41
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The twenty-third tropical cyclone of the Southern Pacific tropical cyclone season has developed near the Solomon Islands and strengthened into Tropical Storm Ita on April 5. NASA satellite imagery...
2014/04/06 08:19
2014/04/06 08:19
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With its primary scientific mission completed and its fuel almost exhausted, the intricate package of instruments is being lowered gradually into an orbit as little as a mile or two above the pocked...
2014/04/04 07:17
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In fact, Robert Goddard, the father of modern space rocketry, had a very Einsteinesque daydream as a child about a vehicle flying to Mars. This daydream was so important to him that he went on to...
2014/04/17 12:31
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