Long-lived Mars Opportunity rover sets off-world driving record

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moon

Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water ...

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.

2 hours ago from BBC News

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Silk leaf maker says material could aid space journeys (w/ Video)

A graduate of the Royal College of Art has developed a synthetic biological leaf. Potential applications range from the material being used on buildings' facades, or even for support on space ...

49 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ice Cream Changes Color With Each Lick

There is nothing quite like being able to lick on an extremely cold ice cream during a sweltering summer day, but how would you like to enjoy an ice cream that is capable of changing ...

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NASA-funded X-ray instrument settles interstellar debate

New findings from a NASA-funded instrument have resolved a decades-old puzzle about a fog of low-energy X-rays observed over the entire sky. Thanks to refurbished detectors first flown on a ...

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Birds beat machines in hover test

Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.

48 minutes ago from BBC News

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Mysterious molecules in space

Over the vast, empty reaches of interstellar space, countless small molecules tumble quietly though the cold vacuum. Forged in the fusion furnaces of ancient stars and ejected into space when ...

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges

NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant technological challenges in their quest to improve an already revolutionary observing technology originally created for the James Webb ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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