Gaius
Gaius
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Microbes that rank among the simplest and most ancient organisms on Earth could survive the extremely thin air of Mars, a new study finds.The Martian surface is presently cold and dry, but there is …
Microbes that rank among the simplest and most ancient organisms on Earth could survive the extremely thin air of Mars, …
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Einstein succeeded only partly in explaining the aspects of the universe. Today's scientists are also at a loss about how it all connects. A mathematician in Norway and international fellow scientists have now conceived a …
Einstein succeeded only partly in explaining the aspects of the universe. Today's scientists are also at a loss about how …
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Back in October of 2015, astronomers shook the world when they reported how the Kepler mission had noticed a strange and sudden drop in brightness coming from KIC 8462852 (aka. Tabby's Star). This was followed by additional …
Back in October of 2015, astronomers shook the world when they reported how the Kepler mission had noticed a strange and …
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The question of life on Venus, of all places, is intriguing enough that a team of U.S. and Russian scientists working on a proposal for a new mission to the second planet—named Venera-D—…
The question of life on Venus, of all places, is intriguing enough that a team of U.S. and Russian …
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From the 17th century onward, astronomers made some profound discoveries around the planet Saturn, which they believed was the most distant planet of the Solar System at the time. Christiaan Huygens and Giovanni Domenico Cassini …
From the 17th century onward, astronomers made some profound discoveries around the planet Saturn, which they believed was the most …
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On the brink of 4600 Sols of a profoundly impactful life, NASA's long lived Opportunity rover celebrates the Christmas/New Year's holiday season on Mars marching relentlessly towards an ancient water carved gully along the eroded …
On the brink of 4600 Sols of a profoundly impactful life, NASA's long lived Opportunity rover celebrates the Christmas/New Year's …
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Manned missions to deep space present numerous challenges. In addition to the sheer amount of food, water and air necessary to keep a crew alive for months (or years) at a time, there's also the …
Manned missions to deep space present numerous challenges. In addition to the sheer amount of food, water and air necessary …
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The planet Mars has few things in common. Both planets have roughly the same amount of land surface area, sustained polar caps, and both have a similar tilt in their rotational axes, affording each of …
The planet Mars has few things in common. Both planets have roughly the same amount of land surface area, sustained …
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As NASA's Curiosity rover makes its way up the central peak of Gale Crater, it has been gathering evidence from ancient lake beds and long ago groundwater environments that are promising to life.Scientists in …
As NASA's Curiosity rover makes its way up the central peak of Gale Crater, it has been gathering evidence from …
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Gravity is a pretty awesome fundamental force. If it wasn't for the Earth's comfortable 1 g, which causes objects to fall towards the Earth at a speed of 9.8 m/s², we'd all float off into space. …
Gravity is a pretty awesome fundamental force. If it wasn't for the Earth's comfortable 1 g, which causes objects to fall …
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