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NASA Study Mineral Veins on Mars

(NASA) – Scientists now have a better understanding about a site with the most chemically diverse mineral veins NASA’s Curiosity rover has examined on Mars, thanks in part to a…

JWST

Fixing JWST (and other large and complex space projects)

JWST is the kind of thing that causes “civilians” to shake their heads and wonder what is wrong with NASA and its scientific directorate. Speaking of the telescope as if…

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America’s Cleanest and Dirtiest States

(Source Modernize.com) – America’s energy policy has been the subject of much recent debate: From the Pope’s public advocacy of environmental stewardship to the EPA’s toughened regulations on pollution from petroleum refineries,…

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Hubble finds structures have never before been seen

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope in Chile have discovered never-before-seen moving features within the dusty disk surrounding the young, nearby…

New Horizons

Take an aerial flyby of Pluto

The latest images (as of Sept. 11, 2015) downloaded from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft were stitched together and rendered on a sphere to make this flyover. This animation, made with…

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Global Ocean Found in Saturn’s Moon

A global ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s geologically active moon Enceladus, according to new research using data from NASA’s Cassini mission. Researchers found the magnitude of the…

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Brilliant fireball seen over Bangkok Thailand

Monday morning video captured what appears to be something re-entering the atmosphere over Thailand. There were several photos and videos of a mystery fireball that briefly illuminated the Bangkok sky. The…

Nearest Quasar Is Powered by a Double Black Hole

(NASA) – Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found that Markarian 231 (Mrk 231), the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar, is powered by two central black…