Posts Tagged: NASA

KEPLER

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.

NASA

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.

MAYAN APOCALYPSE

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.

DAVID PAIGE

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.

BUZZ LIGHTYEAR

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.

astronomy

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.

ASTROBIOLOGY

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.

Mars Opportunity Rover

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...

ASTRONAUTS

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.

i'm melting

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.

ASTRONAUTS

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.

APOLLO

Remembering Neil Armstrong, The 'White-Socks, Pocket-Protector, Nerdy Engineer'

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Let's take a moment to elaborate upon just how awesome Neil Armstrong was. Bonus: Buzz Aldrin punches a moon landing denier.

ASTRONAUTS

Neil Armstrong Tribute

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Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on a world that was not Earth, has died.

MATH

Blowing Up Asteroids

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.

david letterman

Top 10 Things We've Learned About Mars

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David Letterman's Top 10 for August 16, 2012: "Top 10 Things We've Learned About Mars.

mars

Curiosity's Landing, As Told by One of its Creators

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Mark Rober is one of about 3,000 people who worked on the Curiosity Mars JPL Rover team.

MARS CURIOSITY

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Team Made A LMFAO Parody Video

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Here is the Mars Curiosity rover team throwing down an LMFAO parody of their own: "We're NASA and We Know It." So there's that.


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