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Archive for March, 2021

This Deep Space Food Challenge wants your help to feed astronauts of the future

March 31st, 2021 by

NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) have paired up for a challenge to build food systems for Mars missions.

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Uranus is belching X-rays and is weirder than we ever thought

March 31st, 2021 by

The more scientists study it, the weirder Uranus gets.

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Huge volcanic eruption didn’t cause climate change and mass extinction 140 million years ago

March 31st, 2021 by

Mass extinctions are times in Earth’s past when large proportions of life suddenly and catastrophically died.

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Scientists detect world’s coldest cloud hovering over Pacific Ocean

March 31st, 2021 by

A severe thunderstorm cloud that formed over the Pacific Ocean in 2018 reached the coldest temperatures ever recorded.

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‘Fighting for Space’: Author Amy Shira Teitel talks the history of women in spaceflight

March 31st, 2021 by

In her new book, “Fighting for Space: Two Pilots and Their Historic Battle for Female Spaceflight,” author and spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel delivers a dual biography that peels back decades of history to reveal the true stories of Jerrie Cobb and Jackie Cochran.

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We should study ‘dead’ alien worlds, and maybe (carefully) seed them with life

March 31st, 2021 by

Looking at the scientific information gleaned from lifeless worlds could help in the search for life, one astrobiologist says.

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