• Impact craters found on Titan could help scientists determine the age of this Earth-like moon and its potential for life.
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  • Astrobiologists concerned with life's future on our planet are discovering that they have a lot to learn from local communities. Scientists are now looking to local people for knowledge about climate change and the methods we can use to ensure a healthy future for Earth's
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  • Later this year, a human-like robot will become a resident of the International Space Station (ISS). Robonaut 2 will join the ISS crew in order to test how the robot operates in weightlessness. In the future, robots like Robonaut could help humans perform science experiments
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  • Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter... the names of planets in our solar system read like a "Who´s Who" of ancient mythology. What should we call the planets we find beyond our solar system?
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  • Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter... the names of planets in our solar system read like a "Who´s Who" of ancient mythology. What should we call the planets we find beyond our solar system?
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  • Astronomers have imaged three distant exoplanets using only a modest-sized, ground-based telescope. The surprising feat could be repeated using larger telescopes, providing more information about exoplanets than previously thought possible with current technology.
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  • The discovery of nine new planets challenges theories of how planets form. Unlike our solar system, two of the planets orbit in the opposite direction to the rotation of their host star.
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  • In President Obama´s speech yesterday at the Kennedy Space Center, he outlined his vision for NASA´s future. In his plan, humans will venture beyond the Moon by 2025, and head to Mars by the mid-2030s.
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  • In President Obama´s speech yesterday at the Kennedy Space Center, he outlined his vision for NASA´s future. In his plan, humans will venture beyond the Moon by 2025, and head to Mars by the mid-2030s.
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  • A team of researchers has re-examined data concerning the Pleistocene extinction that occurred 13,000 years ago. Their work may show that the extinctions of animals like mammoths and saber tooth cats in North America were not caused by an extraterrestrial impact.
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