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Greenland's ice sheet as observed from the air
Greenland’s Shrunken Ice Sheet Was Even Smaller 3,000-5,000 Years Ago
Nov 23, 2013 17:10 PM E
Using amino acid dating methods on the Arctic fossil record, scientists have found that Greenland's ice sheet was much smaller than it is today.
Comet ISON's path around the sun
Comet ISON’s Thanksgiving Journey Around The Sun To Reveal When The Solar System First Formed
Nov 23, 2013 16:58 PM E
On Nov. 28, 2013, Thanksgiving Day, the Comet ISON is expected to finally sling shot around the sun.
LADEE
New NASA Moon Orbiter, LADEE, Could Identify Mysterious Lunar Glow Seen By Apollo Astronauts
Nov 23, 2013 13:39 PM E
Decades ago, when Apollo astronauts landed on the moon, they looked across the lunar surface to the horizon and saw the sky glow with streaks of light.
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Liquidmetal iPhone Closer To Reality; Apple Patent Reveals Plans For Liquidmetal Applications
Nov 23, 2013 13:03 PM E
Years of rumors resulting from Apple's exclusive 2010 deal with Liquidmetal Technologies are confirmed by newly filed patents: Apple plans to integrate liquidmetal parts into their products.
Zodiacal Light Vs. Milky Way
Giant Dust Ring Found Near Venus Orbit Will Assist Researchers In Understanding The Source of Interplanetary Dust
Nov 22, 2013 10:18 AM E
A 220-million kilometer long dust ring was confirmed to orbit near the planet Venus, confirming decades-long suspicions that the structure existed.
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'Door To Hell': Turkmenistan Crater Has Been On Fire For Over 40 Years [VIDEO]
Nov 21, 2013 14:14 PM E
The "Door to Hell" (or "Gate to Hell") is a crater in Turkmenistan which was been burning for 42 years. The fire was set by geologists who were attempting to burn off dangerous methane; they thought it would burn for a few days, but 42 years later it is still aflame.
Mars Rover Curiosity in February of 2013
Mars Rover News: Operations On Hold Up Until Malfunction Is Fixed Remotely
Nov 21, 2013 14:09 PM E
NASA engineers are currently running tests on the Mars rover Curiosity to determine the cause of a voltage change detected on November 17th. In the meanwhile, all operations are on hold.
Celebrating Fifteen Years of the International Space Station
International Space Station Celebrates A Grand 15-Year Journey Beginning With Humble Zarya Mission
Nov 21, 2013 09:32 AM E
November 20th marked the 15th birthday of the International Space Station, the shared space laboratory currently occupied by American, Russian, and Japanese astronauts.
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ISON Comet 2013: A Guide For Seeing The Visitor From the Oort Cloud (Or Not)
Nov 21, 2013 09:05 AM E
If you're hoping to watch ISON comet — the long anticipated, newly discovered comet — there's good news and there's bad news.
Dinosaur Bones
Ability To 3D Print Dinosaur Bones Will Help Paleontologists Investigate Fragile Fossils
Nov 20, 2013 16:49 PM E
Someday the public may not have to go to the museum to look at dinosaur bones behind glass displays. Scientists are already using 3D printers to make their own near-exact replicas.
The TJ3Sat satellite, the first ever designed and built by high school students.
High School Students Build Satellite, TJ3Sat, Included In NASA’s Minotaur 1 Launch
Nov 20, 2013 11:08 AM E
For the first time ever, NASA has launched into orbit a satellite designed and built by high school students.
Comet ISON in Virgo
ISON Comet Update: Are You Ready For The Galactic Fireworks? [PHOTOS]
Nov 19, 2013 11:39 AM E
Dubbed the “comet of the century” the ISON comet brightens as it moves closer to our sun.
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MAVEN Launch Live Stream: Watch NASA's Mars Mission Take Off On November 18 [VIDEO]
Nov 17, 2013 14:23 PM E
NASA will launch its MAVEN mission on Nov. 18. The orbiter will study the upper atmosphere of Mars, the first mission to ever do so. NASA will livestream the MAVEN launch.
NASA Firefly Satellite To Study Lightning
NASA Firefly Satellite To Study Mysteries Of Lightning And Gamma Rays
Nov 17, 2013 11:01 AM E
Some of the mysteries of lightning and its possible link to terrestrial gamma rays may be unveiled with a small NASA satellite named Firefly set to launch in mid-November.
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