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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Evidence That Water Flowed on Mars

September 29th, 2012

  NASA’s Curiosity rover, still very early in its two-year search of Gale Crater for evidence of habitable environments, offered strong visual evidence this week that water flowed across the surface of Mars during a warmer earlier period. The findings from the robot explorer also known as the Mars Science Laboratory add to the possiblity […]

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Saturn’s Titan: A World of Surprises

September 28th, 2012

Saturn’s moon Titan provides the best opportunity to study conditions very similar to Earth – in terms of climate, meteorology and astrobiology. That’s the observation from Athena Coustenis from the Paris-Meudon Observatory in France. The scientist is presenting this perspective today at the European Planetary Science Congress in Madrid. Titan is a “unique world on […]

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CSExtra – Friday, September 28, 2012

September 28th, 2012

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@space.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Friday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities under way from around the world. On Mars, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover finds compelling […]

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CSExtra – Thursday, September 27, 2012

September 27th, 2012

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@space.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden tells a European audience the U. […]

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Sagan Planet Walk: Down-to-Earth Cosmic Scale

September 26th, 2012

How best to put the distance between the Sun and the nearest star in perspective? Now the world’s largest exhibition – extending from New York to Hawaii – is to do just that and will be dedicated this week. The exhibition is named after the late Cornell astronomer Carl Sagan. Called the Sagan Planet Walk […]

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