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Water on Mars for Sure

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Space

You have probably seen the news that NASA has officially announced the discovery of running water on Mars, water that flows on the surface when the temperature is warm enough. This has major implications for the eventual settlement of Mars by humans, something that...

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What’s up with Ceres?

June 27th, 2015 | Posted in Space

Before too long we might learn more about the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body that lies between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt the closest dwarf planet to Earth. The spaceship Dawn is orbiting at 2700 miles for now, but after June...

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Philae – Resetta update – a waiting game

November 24th, 2014 | Posted in Space

Just to update the earlier blog about the success of the Philae comet lander from the Rosetta mission, the most recent thinking is that things look pretty good despite the rough landing that happened a couple of weeks ago. Scientists are now pleased that...

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