Explosive Supervolcanoes May Have Rocked Ancient Mars
The surface of ancient Mars may have been rocked repeatedly by giant supervolcanoes, which unleashed colossal and explosive eruptions that forever changed the face of the Red Planet, scientists say.[Full Story]
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'Gravity' Reality Check: Alfonso Cuarón, Sandra Bullock Talk Fact vs. Fiction
In the new movie "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, it's possible to forget you are watching a film and not NASA footage. Read about fact vs. science fiction here. [Full Story]
NEXT: Virgin Galactic, NBC to Launch 'Space Race' Reality TV Show
Virgin Galactic, NBC to Launch 'Space Race' Reality TV Show
Soon, you can watch people compete for a chance to launch into space from the comfort of your own living room.[Full Story]
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