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Social Media and Science

Social media is a tricky thing. On one hand, it leads to being inundated with baby pictures from people you haven’t seen since high school, creepily well-suited ads and irritating memes/on-going jokes. 330 more words

Curiosity Rover

Citizen Science: Helping Make New Discoveries

Sometimes it is hard to concentrate at work. Your mind wanders, you feel a bit restless—the next thing you know, you’ve spent 2 hours on Buzzfeed. 333 more words

Curiosity Rover

Mars generation: starting them young

Mars is of course the “Red Planet” which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are targeting for its next planned manned expedition sometime in 2033. 382 more words

International News

Ceremony for SpaceX's commercial spaceport

The groundbreaking ceremony for SpaceX’s commercial spaceport, which is expected to be a key player in Mars exploration, was held Monday in the U.S. state of Texas. 159 more words

From SPACE.com: "Mars Probes from US and India Arrive at Red Planet This Month"


September 09, 2014
Elizabeth Howell

The planet Mars is about to have some company. Two new spacecraft, one from the United States and the other from India, are closing in on the Red Planet and poised to begin orbiting Mars by the end of this month. 800 more words

Basic Research