ASTROBIOLOGY

Start The Reactor: A Surprising Amount Of Water Has Been Discovered On Mars

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has discovered water in Martian soil, according to five papers from NASA scientists published in 'Science'.

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NASA Is Now On Instagram

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Good news everyone! NASA joined Instagram so now we can all enjoy lovely photos of the earthrise and earthset from space.

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It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.

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Hear An Amazing Cover Of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity,’ Literally Recorded In Space

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Commander Chris Hadfield recorded a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station.

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Some ‘Mad Men’ Staff Writers Are Developing A Show About NASA In The 60s

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Rumor has it that some 'Mad Men' staff writers are developing a show about NASA in the 60s called 'Cocoa Beach.' Yes please.

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There Is A Drawing Of A Penis On The Mars Surface

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NASA'S Mars Rover drew a penis on the surface of Mars. Good job, nerds.

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Three More Exoplanets Discovered In The Habitable Zone, Including The Smallest One Yet

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NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three more exoplanets in the habitable zone of their solar system to add to our growing tally.

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The Sun As You've Never Seen It

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This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

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Why The World Didn’t End Yesterday

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NASA is so sure the world won't come to an end on Dec.

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Mercury Almost Definitely Has Ice At Its North Pole

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Recent thermal mapping and neutron spectrometer readings confirm the likely presence of several tons of frozen water buried at Mercury's north pole.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Is A Saucy Minx In The Links

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Today's links, featuring Space Shuttle Endeavour being suave, Felix Baumgartner's Pixar brother, and a kitten getting into a predicament.

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Want To See A Big-Ass Solar Eruption?

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NASA has assembled video of it. In multiple formats. And it's free.

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Start The Reactor: The Mars Rover Has Found An Ancient Riverbed On Mars’ Surface

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NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence -- the first of its kind -- of a dried-up riverbed on the surface of Mars, strongly suggesting there has been water on Mars.

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Mars Has Acne — Mysterious Spheres Found On The Red Planet

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The Mars Opportunity Rover is still chugging along and has made a new discovery...

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NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong

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NASA Television released this 13 minute tribute to Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) on Thursday, a day before the first man to walk on the moon was buried at sea.

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This Is What It Looks Like When A Planet Falls Into Its Sun

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That tail? That's chunks of the planet boiling off.

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15 Unexpected Songs That Have Been Played In Space

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A collection of confounding songs, from artists like Hootie and the Blowfish and Barenaked Ladies, that have been played in space.


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