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Is This 'International Flag of Planet Earth' the One We'll Plant on Mars?

For Space.comElizabeth Howell writes: A Swedish university student has created a design for an “International Flag of Planet Earth” that could be planted on alien worlds during future human exploration missions. 260 more words


The German Doctor Version of Howard Wolowitz

T and I are huge HUGE fans of The Big Bang Theory.

For those of you living under a rock for the past several years – this is the premise: it’s about a group of nerds.  368 more words

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NASA Seeks Additional Information for Asteroid Redirect Mission Spacecraft.

NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking ideas from American companies for a spacecraft design that could be used for both the agency’s Asteroid Redirect Mission ( 680 more words


Why is there irradiated sea salt on the surface of Jupiter's moon?

The rusty brown lines scrawled across the surface of Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons, have baffled scientists for decades. However, a recent NASA study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, suggests… 101 more words

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Scientists are measuring the Nepal earthquake by bouncing radar beams off Kathmandu from space

The ground has shifted beneath Nepal’s feet, and space agencies around the globe are rushing to measure it. But they’re not all hopping on airplanes to Kathmandu; many are simply downloading data collected in space. 277 more words

Amid Extreme Drought, JPL Scientists Use New Technology to Measure California's Grim Snowpack

When California water officials announced earlier this month that the amount of snow in the Sierra Nevada was less than any measurement ever before recorded on that date in state history, it came as no surprise to a team of Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists. 1,540 more words

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The Hubble Telescope

“I’m such a long-term investor,
I’ve never really let go and celebrated
what I did with the Hubble telescope.”
Story Musgrave

The Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 today. 327 more words