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  • Atlantis Diaries I: Leaving Port
    Diving near the North Atlantic ridge, a team of 24 scientists have begun exploring the deep, hot vents where the Earth's inner mantle meets the crust. Their spectacular world --discovered just two years ago--will be chronicled in their online journal account, the Atlantis Diaries.
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  • Ice Diary 11: Indiana Jones on Ice
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with
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  • Ice Diary 10: Frostbitten
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with
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  • Lost City Expedition
    During their 32 day expedition, 24 scientists onboard a research vessel, the Atlantis, will dive deep into the North Atlantic and explore active limestone chimneys that rise eighteen stories above the seafloor. The team will sample and grow microorganisms reminiscent of early life on Earth,
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  • Ice Diary 9: Climbing the Mountains of Mars
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with
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  • Ice Diary 8: Where No One Has Gone Before
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with
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  • Life Under A Spanish Red River
    The Rio Tinto, a polluted, acidic river in Spain, offers astrobiologists a chance to look for exotic life. As part of the search for Mars analogs, the blood-red river is an expedition target to drill for core samples and test satellite links in preparation for
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  • Ice Diary 7: Summer Christmas
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The diary entries provide a personal tour of a recent expedition, with
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  • Extreme Lifeforms: Nothing to Sneeze At
    With more than 3500 viruses classified, a great mystery still remains as to whether they are alive at all. For examples like polio and rhinovirus, they present the only known examples of self-replication without using DNA for code storage.
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  • Ice Diary 6: Contacting The Mother Pod
    The Ice Diary series explores the adventures of a dedicated group of meteor hunters. The National Science Foundation, NASA and the Smithsonian collect and curate extraterrestrial samples scoured from the South Pole. The team reports back on the first 214 meteorites, and their daily
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