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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?

November 10, 2009

 

earth and mars

Earth-Like Mars

Similarities between Mars and Earth are plentiful...does that mean Mars has life as well?

October 7, 2009

 

The Earth from outerspace.

A Brief History of the Early Earth

What is our earth's history? New research suggests that life on Earth has existed without interruption for longer than we thought.

June 25, 2009

 

Planet Mars

Methane on Mars

Is there life on Mars? Maybe not. But there sure is gas. "Methane on Mars" on this Moment of Science.

March 18, 2009

 

Star Trek's Enterprise ship

Star Trek Tricorders, For Real

Of course, most of the technology on Star Trek doesn't exist for real. But at least one cool bit of Star Trek science has been made real.

June 24, 2008

 

Mars & Phobos

The Colonization Conundrum

You want to build a spaceship that can travel from Earth to the newly established colony on Mars, but there's no way a human crew can survive the trip.

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