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Small marine animals keep secrets to the earth's climate – TechSource International

NASA's NAAMES mission started its final mission to carry out an integrated study of all four distinct phytoplankton phases and how they affect the atmosphere. Above – A view of Atlantis, shipping vessels for North Atlantic aerosols and marine ecosystem studies. Image Credits: Nicole Estaphan via NASA Each new season brings change. Seasonal change on land is something we know …

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Alien life can hide in Venus clouds

When it comes to searching for life elsewhere in the solar system, astronomers typically fix on Mars or the handful of ice-crowned moon around Jupiter and Saturn. But according to a new study, in order to find extraterrestrial life, we may just have to look at our closest neighbor – Venus. In a paper published March 30 in the journal …

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TESS readies for start

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, no earlier than April 16, 2018. Once upon a time In orbit, TESS will spend about two years charting 200,000 of the brightest stars near the sun to look for planets outside …

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Researchers identify the color of old fossilized butterfly

April 11 (UPI) – Researchers have successfully determined the color of an old butterfly wing. This is the first time researchers have identified the color of a 200 million year old insect. The color of a butterfly wing is determined by wavelength selective diffusion patterns, which causes some wavelengths to be absorbed and others reflected. Unlike pigments, which can survive …

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SPHERE Releases Amazing new pictures of dust rings around young stars

An international team of astronomers published new pictures of dust rings that turned out to be surrounding young stars. These dust rings can show researchers how systems are formed around stars. ESO / H. Avenhaus et al. / DARTT-S cooperation ) Astronomers have shared new pictures of dust rings around young stars, which also revealed information about how the early …

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SpaceX president at TED2018 said that Mars is a "fixer-upper" planet

SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell YouTube / TED 2018 SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell spoke at the TED conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, 2018. Shotwell said SpaceX will put people on Mars "within a decade for sure" – a longer timeline than Elon Musk has promised. [19659004] She said that Mars is an important backup to get about …

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The historical mission that never made it to the moon

It has been 48 years since three NASA astronauts blasted in space in hopes of landing on the moon from Mauro. The Apollo 13 mission started April 11, 1970 and became one of the most famous NASA missions in history. The astronauts James "Jim" Lovell, John "Jack" Swigert and Fred Haise started the mission normally. The first two days of …

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