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Life on Mars?

Life on Mars?

A new study by NASA finds that if life has ever existed on Mars, it had to have been underground. Ever since clay minerals were initially discovered on Mars in 2005, scientists have thought warm and [...]

NASA Hunts For New Asteroids

NASA Hunts For New Asteroids

NASA said on Thursday it identified upwards of 90 percent of giant near-Earth asteroids, including ones that are as big as the one which was said to have killed the last generation of dinosaurs eons ago. [...]

Asteroid Time!

According to NASA a newly discovered asteroid will experience a close encounter with Earth this coming Monday; but worry not – it will not spell disaster. NASA’s Near-Earth Object Program Office contends that the small space [...]

Spirit AWOL

The chances of ever again hearing from the stuck Mars rover, Spirit, is becoming more and more slim now that it has officially failed to respond to calls from Earth, repeatedly. However, NASA will make one [...]

Thunderstorms and Antimatter

Thunderstorms are able to shoot beams of antimatter into space; beams that are so intense they may be seen by spacecraft thousands of miles away. Matter is made of subatomic particles such as protons and electrons. [...]

Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

Veteran Vegetarian Beatle Paul McCartney, always outspoken about animal rights has been making noise in defense of the innocent monkeys used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in experiments to determine the effect of [...]

Flying on the Sun

First, man-kind was bedazzled to walk on the moon. Now, we could be flying on the sun; on the sun’s energy, that is. Think I’m crazy? Well, let me explain: It simply does not make reasonable [...]

Seeing Saturn into Tomorrow

NASA decided to give its Cassini spacecraft mission a 6 ½-year life extension to continue exploring Saturn and its moons. Cassini was launched in 1997 and first arrived at Saturn in 2004 after flying by Earth, [...]

The Coldest Summer Ever To Happen During a Warm Winter

Anthony Watts runs a Web site that has become the most popular portal for climate news and opinions of interest to people aiming to rebut insistent claims that humans are poised to disrupt the climate. James [...]

Pain in the Asteroid

Russia says that it is considering sending a spacecraft to knock a large asteroid off of its path and keep it from colliding with Earth. Famous Russian Rocket scientist, Dr. Professor Anatoly Perminov, said the space [...]