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May 17, 2017

 

via NASA: Crater water ice on Mars at Vastitas Borealis, seen by the European Space Agency's Mars Express.

Landing On Mars Is Hard

Due to an equipment malfunction, Schiaparelli plummeted over two miles and was destroyed.

January 2, 2017

 

The oldest catalogued rock on Earth is a zircon.

Four Billion Year Old Crystals

Zircon may be able to tell us more about the Earth's past.

July 25, 2013

 

A crescent Mercury as seen from the approaching MESSENGER spacecraft.

How Old Is The Surface Of Mercury?

Scientists have a new estimate for the geological age of one of Mercury's oldest regions.

February 5, 2013

 

One small step!

Why Don’t Marks On The Surface Of The Moon Disappear?

When Neil Armstrong took his "one small step", the impression he made was lasting.

October 19, 2012

 

While you may not be able to see moon craters in real life, you can create your own!

Create Your Own Moon Craters!

What makes science really fun is when you get to do things yourself, so today we're going to be making moon craters.

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