Wednesday, 26 September 2018
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NASA shrinks weather satellites way down to better see inside storms

Added: 26.09.2018 1:57 | 5 views | 0 comments

RainCube, a satellite small enough to fit into a backpack, is sending radar signals into storms in hopes of giving you a better weather reading.

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NASA spots still-silent Opportunity rover on Mars

Added: 25.09.2018 20:12 | 13 views | 0 comments

NASA's eye-in-the-sky orbiter snaps a distant look at the dusty rover.

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Never-before-seen features found around a neutron star

Added: 25.09.2018 19:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

An unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star detected by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope could indicate new features never before seen.

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Whoops! NASA burned best evidence for life on Mars 40 years ago

Added: 25.09.2018 19:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Viking Mars landers famously failed to find any evidence of life, but now it seems a rogue chemical reaction masked the signature of organic molecules

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Launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope delayed another year

Added: 25.09.2018 19:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has been plagued by delays and cost overruns, and now it has been delayed another year for a planned launch date in 2021

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Team moon vs team Mars: the battle over the future of NASA

Added: 25.09.2018 19:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

Decades of infighting and political interference have got NASA no closer to landing astronauts on the moon or Mars. Can its new leader spark a relaunch?

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NASA outlines its plans to deal with a large asteroid impact

Added: 25.09.2018 19:21 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA is designing and testing missions to deflect a potential asteroid from hitting Earth, and working with emergency responders to plan for a day when one does

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Cassini Scientists Spot Dust Storms on Saturn’s Moon Titan

Added: 25.09.2018 18:43 | 10 views | 0 comments

Researchers using data from NASA’s Cassini orbiter have found evidence for massive dust storms in Titan’s equatorial regions. The discovery, reported in the journal Nature Geoscience, implies that Titan - like Earth and Mars - has an active dust cycle. “Titan is a very active moon. We already know that about its geology and exotic [...]


Smell receptors in the body could help sniff out disease

Added: 25.09.2018 18:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

A review of more than 200 studies reveals that olfactory receptors -- proteins that bind to odors that aid the sense of smell -- perform a wide range of mostly unknown functions outside the nose. The function of extra-nasal olfactory receptors has the potential to be used in the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions such as cancer.

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Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

Added: 25.09.2018 17:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post

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