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Curiosity Rover’s First Martian Anniversary

A Martian year is 687 Earth days long. Accordingly, NASA’s Curiosity Rover reaches its one-year Martian Anniversary on June 24, 2014 (Earth Calendar), 687 days after its mission began. Curiosity has already accomplished the mission’s main goal of determining whether … Continue reading

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Free NASA Book: Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication

NASA has made available for general download as an eBook, the compilation of works titled Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch. In this collection, scholars are grappling with some of the enormous challenges that will face humanity … Continue reading

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A Change in Jovian Weather

Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot is showing signs of age. The spot, known to be caused by a great, uninterrupted storm in the Jovian atmosphere, has been shrinking for many decades. But the visible evidence of it has never been … Continue reading

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Book Your Reservations Now to Kepler-186f

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Destination: Kepler-186f Mode of Transportation: Pending Science fiction stories abound with distant colonies on Earth-like worlds. But the existence of those planets has been speculation (and reasonable minds can disagree about how warranted such speculation is). But now, while the … Continue reading

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This is Where We’re Going

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The Kepler Team announced today 833 new candidate planets, including 10 Earth-sized bodies orbiting their suns within the habitable zone. Just two years ago, the Kepler Team announced its first confirmed habitable zone planet, Kepler-22b.  This brings the grand total … Continue reading

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