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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Tour

One of the things we have waited some time for is to go tour NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Space is limited for tours and to wait for one takes about six months — that is in addition to waiting to sign up. 313 more words


A ship of the Ice International Patrol

A ship of the Ice International Patrol. Almost 40 experts of eleven countries get together during this week in Punta Arenas, Chile, to assess the behaviour of icebergs in the Antartic waters, as part of the XV Meeting of Sea Ice Letters Work.


Europa’s ice shell could be quaking

Even before astronomers noticed last year that Europa was spouting jets of water vapor from its icy surface, they thought there was something shifty about Jupiter’s moon. 580 more words

Science & Technology

Send Your Name to NASA's Journey to Mars; NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

How did NASA collect the names? More than 1.2 million names were submitted on our web site over a one year period! Some 20,000 visitors to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Fla., wrote their names on pages that were scanned and reproduced at microscopic scale onto two chips the size of a dime. 167 more words

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NASA Study Finds Earth's Ocean Abyss Has Not Warmed

The cold waters of Earth’s deep ocean have not warmed measurably since 2005, according to a new NASA study, leaving unsolved the mystery of why global warming appears to have slowed in recent years. 762 more words


Tiny U.S. Region Is Methane 'Hot Spot,' NASA Finds... but Why?

One small “hot spot” in the U.S. Southwest is responsible for producing the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States — more than triple a standard ground-based estimate — according to a new study of satellite data by scientists at NASA and the University of Michigan. 625 more words