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Science & Astronomy

Vitamins from Space! B3 Found in Meteorites
Karen Smith
April 18th, 2014
An essential nutrient for life on Earth also cooks up in space, a new study finds.
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NASA Spacecraft Spies Mars Rover Curiosity at 'Mount Remarkable' from Space (Photos)
Curiosity and Rover Tracks at 'the Kimberley,' April 2014
April 17th, 2014
A spacecraft circling the Red Planet has spotted NASA's Mars rover Curiosity hard at work on the Martian surface.
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5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space (Photo)
karymsky volcano in russia
April 17th, 2014
Five volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula are seen erupting from space on one satellite pass by Landsat 8.
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'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' — The Minds Behind the Film
LIGO Observatory Vertex Area
April 16th, 2014
Filmmaker Kai Staats joins leading researchers from the LIGO team to share the motivations behind "LIGO: A Passion for Understanding."
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5 Things to Know About Alien Planet Kepler-186f, 'Earth's Cousin'
This artist illustration shows the planet Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size alien planet discovered in the habitable zone of its star.
April 18th, 2014
A newly discovered planet that has been called 'Earth's cousin' has just been found 490 light-years from Earth.
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Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life
This artist illustration shows what it might be like to stand on the surface of the planet Kepler-186f, the first-ever Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of its star.
April 17th, 2014
Scientists have discovered Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star. The so-called 'Earth cousin' just might have liquid water and the right conditions to support life.
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Space History Photo: Right Side of Control Panel
space history, nasa, plum brook
April 17th, 2014
The close-up of the right side of the control panel in the Plum Brook Facility shows the controls for the manual operation of the shim rods.
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