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Reports Detail Mars Rover Clues to Atmosphere's Past
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Reports Detail Mars Rover Clues to Atmosphere's Past

A pair of new papers report measurements of the Martian atmosphere's composition by NASA's Curiosity rover, providing evidence about loss of much of Mars' original...

How Scientists Search For Habitable Planets
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How Scientists Search For Habitable Planets

There is only one planet we know of, so far, that is drenched with life.

Nasa's Opals to Beam Data From Space Via Laser
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Nasa's Opals to Beam Data From Space Via Laser

NASA will use the International Space Station to test a new communications technology that could dramatically improve spacspacecraft communications, enhance commercial...

Nasa's Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our 'solar Bubble'
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Nasa's Voyager 1 Explores Final Frontier of Our 'solar Bubble'

Data from Voyager 1, now more than 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from the sun, suggest the spacecraft is closer to becoming the first human-made object...

Galaxies Fed By Funnels of Fuel
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Galaxies Fed By Funnels of Fuel

Computer simulations of galaxies growing over billions of years have revealed a likely scenario for how they feed: a cosmic version of swirly straws.

How to Target an Asteroid
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How to Target an Asteroid

Like many of his colleagues at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., Shyam Bhaskaran is working a lot with asteroids these days.

Nasa Associate Administrator on Asteroid Initiative
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Nasa Associate Administrator on Asteroid Initiative

"The mission to find, capture and redirect an asteroid robotically, and then visit it with astronauts to study it and return samples takes advantage of expertise...

Nasa's Spitzer Sees Light of Lonesome Stars
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Nasa's Spitzer Sees Light of Lonesome Stars

A new study using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope suggests a cause for the mysterious glow of infrared light seen across the entire sky.
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