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Kepler Discovers Five New Rocky Planets

Thu, 2014-01-09 06:00
Ground-based observations that followed up on data from Kepler confirm the existence of five new rocky planets. The study also provides new insight into many other planets spotted by Kepler that are b
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NASA and Japan Announce Launch Date for Global Precipitation Satellite

Wed, 2014-01-08 18:00
Environmental research and weather forecasting are about to get a significant technology boost as NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) prepare to launch a new satellite in February.
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NASA and Japan Announce Launch Date for Global Precipitation Satellite

Wed, 2014-01-08 18:00
Environmental research and weather forecasting are about to get a significant technology boost as NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) prepare to launch a new satellite in February.
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The Coldest Place in the World

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:00
Using the most detailed maps of global surface temperatures on Earth, scientists have identified the coldest place on Earth. The site is a ridge in Antarctica that reaches -133.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
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The Coldest Place in the World

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:00
Using the most detailed maps of global surface temperatures on Earth, scientists have identified the coldest place on Earth. The site is a ridge in Antarctica that reaches -133.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Deep Space Network s 50th Anniversary

Tue, 2014-01-07 18:00
Over the last 50 years, the Deep Space Network--a worldwide network of three tracking sites--has contributed to missions that have captured images from all planets in our solar system as well as cosmi
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Enormous Aquifer Found Under Greenland Ice Sheet

Tue, 2014-01-07 06:00
Scientists have mapped a large reservoir of liquid water beneath the snow and ice of Greenland.
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NASA s Year in Review

Mon, 2014-01-06 18:00
NASA reviews some of the amazing accomplishments made by space scientists and engineers in 2013.
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NASA s Year in Review

Mon, 2014-01-06 18:00
NASA reviews some of the amazing accomplishments made by space scientists and engineers in 2013.
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Does a Planet Need Life to Create Continents?

Mon, 2014-01-06 06:00
Earth may not have possessed the continents it does now if not for life, instead becoming a planet covered nearly entirely in ocean.
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Antarctica s Amtospheric Light Bulb Grows Brighter

Sun, 2014-01-05 16:15
Data from NASA s AIM spacecraft show that noctilucent clouds are like a great "geophysical light bulb." They turn on every year in late spring, reaching almost full intensity over a period of no more
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Antarctica s Amtospheric Light Bulb Grows Brighter

Sun, 2014-01-05 16:15
Data from NASA s AIM spacecraft show that noctilucent clouds are like a great "geophysical light bulb." They turn on every year in late spring, reaching almost full intensity over a period of no more
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Asteroid Hunter Returns First Images after Reactivation

Sun, 2014-01-05 06:00
NASA s NEOWISE has returned images in preparation for its renewed mission. The spacecraft already discovered more than 34,000 asteroids during its prime mission. It will now continue its mission to ma
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Asteroid Hunter Returns First Images after Reactivation

Sun, 2014-01-05 06:00
NASA s NEOWISE has returned images in preparation for its renewed mission. The spacecraft already discovered more than 34,000 asteroids during its prime mission. It will now continue its mission to ma
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What Happened to Comet ISON?

Sat, 2014-01-04 18:00
Astronomers have long known that some comets like it hot. Several of the greatest comets in history have flown close to the sun, puffing themselves up with solar heat, before they became naked-eye won
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What Happened to Comet ISON?

Sat, 2014-01-04 18:00
Astronomers have long known that some comets like it hot. Several of the greatest comets in history have flown close to the sun, puffing themselves up with solar heat, before they became naked-eye won
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Cloudy Weather on a Distant World

Sat, 2014-01-04 06:00
Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to study cloudy weather on an extrasolar planet. The team are the first to definitively characterized the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant sta
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Cloudy Weather on a Distant World

Sat, 2014-01-04 06:00
Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to study cloudy weather on an extrasolar planet. The team are the first to definitively characterized the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a distant sta
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Mars Express Makes Daring Flyby of Phobos

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:00
In late December, the European Space Agency s Mars Express spacecraft made a daring flyby of Mars moon Phobos.
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Mars Express Makes Daring Flyby of Phobos

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:00
In late December, the European Space Agency s Mars Express spacecraft made a daring flyby of Mars moon Phobos.
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