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January 31, 2014

 

Computer generated image of a Mars rover

Deep Space Rodeo!

In order to reach Mars, our astronauts may have to stop by a lassoed astroid first.

January 6, 2014

 

Artist's rendition of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft nearing the red planet

Life Might Have Liked Parts Of Ancient Mars

While there's still no evidence that life evolved on Mars, we now know that it at least could have.

August 29, 2013

 

three astronauts waiting to go into space

Zero Gravity, Does It Exist?

Is there such a thing as zero gravity?

June 12, 2013

 

Darwin’s Warm Little Martian Pond

NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence for life-supporting conditions on ancient Mars.

April 3, 2013

 

sun's rays reflecting on camera lens

Mars May Have Tectonic Plates

For years scientists thought only two planets in our solar system had tectonic plates. But, now, it looks like Mars is joining the club.

March 15, 2012

 

rover curiosity

All About The Robot That Could: Curiosity

The Mars Science Laboratory mission is sending its largest rover to the red planet. That rover's name is Curiosity.

March 1, 2012

 

star cluster

Space, Hardly Empty

If recent research is correct, the blackness between stars harbors more excitement than you could possibly comprehend.

September 26, 2011

 

Mars as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Mars500 Is ‘Almost Home’

One giant leap for mars mission feasibility, as Mars500 nears the end of its 520 day 'journey'.

February 24, 2011

 

sliding rock

Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

May 14, 2010

 

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Why Aren’t There Any Mountains Taller Than Everest On Earth?

Have you ever wondered what the highest mountain on earth was? Well, it is Everest. But, what about mountains on other planets?

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