Fresh images display Pluto's atmosphere in a new light

The first color images returned of Pluto by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveals blue skies and surface water-ice deposits. Previous non-color images of the dwarf planet's tenuous ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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The reward for 'whale watching' on Mars

Whale Rock becomes the linchpin in a story about water on early Mars

16 hours ago from BBC News

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NASA unveils missing pieces in journey to Mars

NASA on Thursday outlined the many challenges that remain before humans can set foot on Mars, calling the problems "solvable" but setting no firm date for an astronaut mission to the Red Planet.

Fri 9 Oct 15 from

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Could 'The Day After Tomorrow' happen?

A researcher from the University of Southampton has produced a scientific study of the climate scenario featured in the disaster movie 'The Day After Tomorrow'.

Fri 9 Oct 15 from

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Ancient Mars had lakes and streams

MARS WATER: Streams and lakes existed on Mars billions of years ago, a new study from NASA's Mars Science Laboratory has found.

Thu 8 Oct 15 from ABC Science

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Astronaut brains as beacons for researchers

How astronauts adapt to the stresses of living in space is helping researchers to pinpoint the causes of common disorders on Earth.

Fri 9 Oct 15 from

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SpaceIL buys "ticket to the moon" for Google XPrize

An Israeli team has become the first to produce a "verified launch contract" as part of the Google Lunar XPRIZE. To win the competition, privately funded teams must land an exploratory ...

Thu 8 Oct 15 from Gizmag

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Greenland's ice sheet plumbing system revealed

Pioneering new research sheds light on the impact of climate change on subglacial lakes found under the Greenland ice sheet.

Fri 9 Oct 15 from

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More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes

Icebergs that threaten tankers carrying oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline are likely to be smaller but more numerous over the next two decades, according to a study by a citizens oversight ...

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How we discovered that the Earth's inner core is older than previously thought

According to recent estimates, the Earth's solid inner core started forming between half a billion and one billion years ago. However, our new measurements of ancient rocks as they cool from ...

Fri 9 Oct 15 from

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