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Strange Hollows Discovered on Mercury
Strange Hollows Discovered on Mercury
NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has discovered strange hollows on the surface of Mercury.Read More...
The Strange Attraction of Gale Crater
The Strange Attraction of Gale Crater
It sounds a little odd -- a mountain in the middle of an impact crater.Read More...
Orbital Observations of Mercury Reveal Flood Lavas, Hollows, and Unprecedented Surface Details
Orbital Observations of Mercury Reveal Flood Lavas, Hollows, and Unprecedented Surface Details
After only six months in orbit around Mercury, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is sending back information that has revolutionized the way scientists think about the innermost planet.Read More...
Venus Weather Not Boring After All, NASA/International Study Shows
Venus Weather Not Boring After All, NASA/International Study Shows
At first glance, a weather forecaster for Venus would have either a really easy or a really boring job, depending on your point of view.Read More...
Help NASA Find Life On Mars With MAPPER
Help NASA Find Life On Mars With MAPPER
Would you like to participate in NASA's analog research program? Now you can with MAPPER.Read More...
NASA Plans to Visit a Near-Earth Asteroid
NASA Plans to Visit a Near-Earth Asteroid
In a few years a NASA spacecraft will seek the building blocks of life in a shovelful of asteroid dirt. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is targeted for launch in September 2016.Read More...
Spaceships, Meteors and Moonlight
Spaceships, Meteors and Moonlight
Bright moonlight streams through your window. A nugget of space debris disintegrates in a sparkling fireball. A huge spaceship glides silently overhead. Any one of these events might be enough to get you out of bed, but all three are going to happen.Read More...
NASA Researchers: DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
NASA Researchers: DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
NASA-funded researchers have evidence that some building blocks of DNA, the molecule that carries the genetic instructions for life, found in meteorites were likely created in space.Read More...
What Lies Inside Jupiter?
What Lies Inside Jupiter?
The goal of the Juno mission is to answer the question: " What lies inside Jupiter?"Read More...
Aerogels: Thinner, Lighter, Stronger
Aerogels: Thinner, Lighter, Stronger
Although aerogels were first invented in the 1930s, NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has invented groundbreaking methods of creating new types of aerogels that could change the way we think about insulation.Read More...
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