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2015/03/27 20:39
2015/03/27 20:39
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Curiosity’s latest selfie, assembled from dozens of separate images taken by the rover in January. Image credit: NASAJPL-CaltechMSSS NASA’s Curiosity rover has made the first detection of nitrogen on...
2015/03/27 20:39
2015/03/27 20:39
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2015/03/27 13:39
2015/03/27 13:39
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Studying sea ice in the Fram Strait, a passage between Greenland and Svalbard that is the main gateway for Arctic sea ice into the open ocean, is not easy. In this area, not only does ice flow...
2015/03/27 11:39
2015/03/27 11:39
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The brilliant explosions of dead stars have been used for years to illuminate the far-flung reaches of our cosmos. The explosions, called Type Ia supernovae, allow astronomers to measure the distances...
Read more at PhysOrg, redOrbit
2015/03/26 18:18
2015/03/26 18:18
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NASA's Hubble and Chandra Discover Dark Matter Is Not as Sticky as Once Thought Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsScience, March-2015 Newswise — Astronomers using observations from...
2015/03/26 15:36
2015/03/26 15:36
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Raytheon has moved 70 positions from Aurora, Colorado, to the company’s Riverdale facility as part of a plan to upgrade its support of the National Aeronautic and Space Administration and National...
2015/03/26 01:46
2015/03/26 01:46
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Artist's impression: red gas pours out of a galaxy with a supermassive black hole at its core. Photo: ESA/ATG medialab The three little pigs were rightly outraged when the wolf blew down their...
2015/03/25 13:35
2015/03/25 13:35
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Images from NASA/USGS Landsat satellites show the snow cover in Wyoming’s Fremont Lake Basin throughout 2013. NASA scientists have used Landsat data from 1972-2013 to determine that the snow is...
Read more at redOrbit, PhysOrg
2015/03/24 23:42
2015/03/24 23:42
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Stars form within collapsing fragments of cold gas clouds. As the cloud contracts under its own gravity, its central region becomes denser and hotter. By the end of this process, the collapsing...
2015/03/24 11:37
2015/03/24 11:37
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Presence of nitrogen in Martian soil samples and a demonstration of how abundant carbon monoxide in Martian atmosphere could be utilised by organisms to generate energy, seem to boost the argument of...
2015/03/23 20:37
2015/03/23 20:37
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The first “wet chemistry” experiment conducted by NASA’s Curiosity rover may have found evidence of long-chain carboxylic acid, a fatty acid that could be the latest organic molecule to be discovered...
Read more at redOrbit, Op-Ed News
2015/03/23 18:15
2015/03/23 18:15
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After lofting four Global Positioning System satellites into orbit last year, the Air Force and United Launch Alliance will pick up where they left off next week. A ULA Delta IV rocket is targeting a...
2015/03/23 12:56
2015/03/23 12:56
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NASA scientist Emily Wilson has big plans for a little gadget. She has developed a suitcase-sized instrument that measures carbon dioxide and methane wafting into the atmosphere from ground level to...
2015/03/22 21:39
2015/03/22 21:39
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The National Snow & Ice Data Center announced this past week (March 19, 2015) that 2014-2015’s Arctic sea ice maximum extent was the lowest yet recorded. In addition, sea ice likely hit its maximum...
2015/03/22 04:49
2015/03/22 04:49
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ULA Will Boost The Probe Into Space In 2018 NASA has selected United Launch Services, LLC, of Centennial, CO to provide launch services for the agency's Solar Probe Plus (SPP) mission. The SPP...
2015/03/20 18:39
2015/03/20 18:39
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Tropical Cyclone Nathan made landfall in eastern Queensland, Australia's Cape York Peninsula and was moving west across it when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead. The RapidScat instrument revealed...
2015/03/19 19:22
2015/03/19 19:22
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And as with all ambitious projects, the effort to colonize Mars with a private company within the next 20 years has attracted skepticism. Nevertheless, the project has attracted interest from some...
2015/03/19 19:17
2015/03/19 19:17
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BALTIMORE (WJZ)–This week, earth was hit harder than expected by a massive blast from the sun. As Alex DeMetrick reports, it caught scientists by surprise and brought the northern lights...
2015/03/19 08:10
2015/03/19 08:10
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Canton Elementary School STEM Academy students were recently treated to a surprise visit from Dr. Marshall Shepherd, a Canton native and renowned meteorology expert. The director of the University of...
2015/03/18 21:16
2015/03/18 21:16
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The University of Colorado-led MAVEN mission to Mars has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere, scientists announced today at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in...
2015/03/16 22:47
2015/03/16 22:47
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Every once in a while, there’s a discussion about whether NASA is trying to do too much with its limited budget, and if so, what parts of its mission should be handed over either to other government...
2015/03/27 20:39
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