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ChemCam findings hint at oxygen-rich past on Mars

The discovery of manganese oxides in Martian rocks might tell us that the Red Planet was once more Earth-like than previously believed. A new paper in Geophysical Research Letters reveals that NASA's Curiosity rover observed high levels of manganese oxide.....»»

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Ancient Mars Was Even More Earth-Like Than We Imagined

New findings from NASA’s Curiosity Rover provide evidence that significant amounts of oxygen once permeated the atmosphere of ancient Mars. The Red Planet, it would seem, was more Earth-like than we thought.Read more........»»

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Anki’s Cozmo introduced as a consumer-level robot with personality

Artificial intelligence and robotics are two things that permeate modern-day life, whether it's the Curiosity rover scouring the surface of Mars or Watson dominating at a game of Jeopardy. For the most part, however, these robotic applications have been l.....»»

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NASA weighs use of rover to image potential Mars water sites

Ever since it was announced that there may be evidence of liquid water on present-day Mars, NASA scientists have wondered how best to further investigate these long, seasonally changing dark streaks in the hope of finding evidence of life—past or presen.....»»

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The Curiosity rover is going to look for water on Mars

NASA has suggested that the Curiosity rover will be beginning its quest for water on Mars. The rover will take a closer look at recurring slope lineae, which are the streaks seen near the planet's Gale Crater for signs of H2O. The post The Curiosity rover.....»»

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China on schedule for launch this year of 2nd space station

China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopJun 26th, 2016Related News

Is there water on Mars? The Curiosity rover is trying to find out

NASA has suggested that the Curiosity rover will be beginning its quest for water on Mars. The rover will take a closer look at recurring slope lineae, which are the streaks seen near the planet's Gale Crater for signs of H2O. The post Is there water on M.....»»

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World going to hell? Here are the Solar System’s five most livable places

Ars provides a guide to the best spots for DIY off-world colonists. This artist’s impression shows how Mars may have looked about four billion years ago, when it would have been more conducive to life. (credit: ESO) In the year 2016 o.....»»

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NASA’s Curiosity rover will attempt to collect water sample on Mars

Over the last year, NASA has discovered numerous evidence that liquid water exists on Mars. With signs the red planet once had lakes, and frozen water found on mountains, NASA now wants to try collecting a sample, and plans to use the Curiosity rover to d.....»»

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China on schedule for launch this year of second space station

China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade......»»

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Curiosity rover may sample Mars water

Scientists have already found hints of liquid water on Mars... now, they want to take a close look at it. NASA has revealed that the Curiosity rover will investigate recurring slope lineae (those streaks you see above) around Mars' Gale Crater in ho.....»»

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Crops grown on Martian soil have been deemed safe to eat

We'll be able to grow crops in Martian soil. Dutch scientists have managed to grow crops of four vegetables and cereals in soil "similar to that on Mars." The resulting food was deemed safe to eat. The post Crops grown on Martian soil have been deemed sa.....»»

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The Curiosity Rover Sure Looks Lonely When Seen From Space

A remarkable new image captured by a satellite in orbit around Mars shows the Curiosity rover as it explores the barren landscape. Read more........»»

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Time for NASA to double down on journey to Mars

Since the Authorization Act of 2010, NASA has been pushing ahead with the goal of sending astronauts to Mars by the 2030s. The latter part of this goal has been the subject of much attention in recent years, and for good reason. Sending crewed missions to.....»»

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Want to see what 53-billion pixels looks like? Bentley constructs image as big as a football field

Sure, you could use the tech developed by NASA to take photographs of Mars for scientific applications, but wouldn't it be more fun to shoot a luxury car with it? Bentley just unveiled a 53 billion pixel for an ad -- and it's pretty cool. The post Want to.....»»

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Wow! Spacecraft Spots Earth, Mars and Pluto"s Position in Time-Lapse Sequence

An incredible new sequence shows Earth, Mars and the location of Pluto in images from NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO)-A spacecraft, with the Milky Way as a vivid background......»»

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Dutch crops grown on "Mars" soil found safe to eat

Dutch scientists said Thursday crops of four vegetables and cereals grown on soil similar to that on Mars have been found safe to eat, amid plans for the first manned mission to the planet......»»

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Autonomous machines may help Japan colonize Mars

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has commissioned construction company Kajima to build autonomous construction machinery that’ll help level ground, excavate, and develop long-term facilities for astronauts in outer space. The post Autonomou.....»»

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The G-BOOM bluetooth speaker is now just $80

It's 2016: We've landed rovers on Mars, developed self-driving cars and even made hoverboards (kind of). So, we shouldn't still have to choose between performance and portability when it comes to Bluetooth speakers......»»

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NASA"s Laboratory Rover, Curiosity, Discovers Unexpected Mineral on Mars [Science]

A finding that may alter our understanding of how the planet evolved. #Mars #space #NASA #astronomy #research #planet.....»»

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