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2015/02/25 06:59
2015/02/25 06:59
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The selfie scene is assembled from dozens of images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager camera on the rover’s robotic arm. NASA’s Curiosity rover has clicked a selfie showing the vehicle at the...
2015/02/25 06:59
2015/02/25 06:59
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2015/02/24 18:45
2015/02/24 18:45
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NASA has announced the selection of more than a dozen research CubeSats to fly in space on future launch opportunities. The CubeSats — each measuring about 4 inches on a side and weighing less than 3...
2015/02/22 04:29
2015/02/22 04:29
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You may not have heard of it, but it was discovered in 1801 — 129 years before Pluto. It originally was called a planet, then later an asteroid and now it’s called a dwarf planet. Its name is Ceres...
2015/02/20 22:48
2015/02/20 22:48
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By David Bienick, KCRA High above the Sierra Nevada mountains, scientists on board a propeller plane wear oxygen masks as they stare at computer screens. When they pull a cord, a door in the belly...
2015/02/19 19:47
2015/02/19 19:47
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NASA’S Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution has completed the first of five deep-dip maneuvers designed to gather measurements closer to the lower end of the Martian upper atmosphere. “During...
2015/02/18 22:16
2015/02/18 22:16
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It’s not rocket science to know that digitizing paper-based processes can save money and time, but a NASA field center is setting an example for how to best tackle the task. The Acquisition Division...
2015/02/17 04:33
2015/02/17 04:33
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Caltech President Thomas Rosenbaum during an interview with the Pasadena Star-News editorial board Wednesday. Walt Mancini — Staff photographer PASADENA >> In a wide-ranging interview with this news...
2015/02/16 12:27
2015/02/16 12:27
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This processed image, taken Jan. 13, 2015, shows the dwarf planet Ceres as seen from the Dawn spacecraft. The image hints at craters on the surface of Ceres. Dawn’s framing camera took this image at...
2015/02/13 21:02
2015/02/13 21:02
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Hotter, drier “megadroughts” lasting 30 years or more are predicted for California and other parts of the United States starting in the middle of this century, according to research published...
2015/02/13 03:33
2015/02/13 03:33
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Caltech President Thomas Rosenbaum during an interview with the Pasadena Star-News editorial board Wednesday. Walt Mancini — Staff photographer PASADENA >> In a wide-ranging interview with this news...
2015/02/13 02:33
2015/02/13 02:33
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Caltech professor Sandra Troian, left, with her attorney Dan Stormer. Troian filed a lawsuit against Caltech alleging that Caltech administrators retaliated against her after she reported violations...
2015/02/12 19:33
2015/02/12 19:33
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In just a few decades, a huge swath of the US could experience the biggest megadrought that the US has seen in 1,000 years. New research published on Feb. 12 in the journal Science Advances predicts...
2015/02/11 21:41
2015/02/11 21:41
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Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is seen here in an image captured by the Rosetta spacecraft. The mission’s Philae lander hit the surface with a big bounce, demonstrating the comet’s surface is hard....
2015/02/11 16:37
2015/02/11 16:37
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Earlier this week, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completed its 40,000th trip around the Red Planet, and the milestone seemed like a good time to stop and reflect upon the highlights of the...
2015/02/09 18:46
2015/02/09 18:46
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The release of the administration’s budget request for NASA is met with a level of excitement in the space community not unlike kids on Christmas morning: what presents are sitting under the tree? Are...
2015/02/07 16:31
2015/02/07 16:31
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Samples obtained by the Mars Rover Curiosity during recent drilling activity appear to indicate that acidic conditions were once present in the region of the Red Planet known as Mount Sharp, officials...
2015/02/06 16:20
2015/02/06 16:20
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Quick Picks: Taste of the Grand Valley; Sierra Nevadas travel program Monday, Feb. 9 Have a bite Area restaurants, caterers and specialty food makers will do their best to please your taste buds...
2015/02/06 05:15
2015/02/06 05:15
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A giant white balloon with a precious cargo earlier this month crash-landed in a remote corner of snow-covered Antarctica – at 76°21.91 S, 87°27.14 W, to be precise. Inside cylindrical pressure...
2015/02/04 11:37
2015/02/04 11:37
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The agency has laid out new plans for the mission, which it calls the Europa Clipper, and has asked US authorities for an extra $30 million (£20 million) to fund the project. It has already been...
2015/02/03 18:37
2015/02/03 18:37
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Europa, which is slightly smaller than the Earth’s moon, is covered with a thick icy crust believed by scientists to conceal a deep ocean potentially capable of a sustaining some life forms. The...
2015/02/25 06:59
2015/02/25 06:59
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