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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa surveys find frozen world below ice sheet in Greenland

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:01pm by GDN

    ... shapes including some as tall as skyscrapers, was found using ice-penetrating radar loaded aboard survey flights by US space agency Nasa. The findings and the first images of the frozen world ... But with new gravity sensors and radar operating from Nasa's airborne surveys of the ice sheet over the last 20 years, scientists eventually concluded the formations were ice- not rock. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534166/nasa-surveys-find-frozen-world-below-ice-sheet-greenland
  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Eclipse season on Mars, so Curiosity took photos

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:02pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Associated Press in Washington On Mars, a partial eclipse of the sun isn’t quite as rare as on earth. So Nasa’s Mars Curiosity rover is snapping hundreds of pictures of the spectacle for the folks back home to ooh and aah over. Two moons zip around the red planet and they’re closer and faster than our lumbering moon, so eclipses are more common. Scientists say there’s even somewhat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1041354/eclipse-season-mars-so-curiosity-took-photos
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa video debunks Mayan apocalypse prophecy

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 03:59pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The date: December 22, 2012. If you’re watching this, the world didn’t end yesterday, a Nasa video begins. The US space agency goes on to explain why the commotion over ... by the ancient Maya. And if that’s not enough, Nasa scientists answer frequently asked questions for doomsday believers.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1105407/nasa-video-debunks-mayan-apocalypse-prophecy
  4. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vantablack, the world’s darkest material, is unveiled by UK firm

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... is the fact that it can grow at lower temperatures- 400 degrees Celsius, compared with the 750 degrees at which Nasa has grown previous deep blacks. This means it can be grown on lighter materials, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554903/vantablack-worlds-darkest-material-unveiled-uk-firm
  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Nasa probe discovers gravel from ancient stream bed on Mars

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Scientists find more evidence of water on the Red Planet Nasa’s Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that “ran vigorously” ... of the rocks give an idea of the speed and the depth of the stream, Nasa said. “The shapes tell you they were transported, and the sizes tell you they couldn’t be transported by wind. They were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049329/nasa-probe-discovers-gravel-ancient-stream-bed-mars
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly subjects of scientific study

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Kornienko, 54, a former paratrooper. No American has come close to a year; seven months is the maximum for a single human mission that Nasa, the US space agency, allows. The Russians, on the other ... a scientific gift, said Craig Kundrot, the deputy chief scientist for the human research program at Nasa's Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas. "Not only are they the same genetically, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1521346/identical-twin-astronauts-scott-and-mark-kelly-subjects-scientific-study
  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Spacesuit flaw delays International Space Station repairs

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Flaw in spacesuit delays space station repairs A new flaw has emerged with a US-made spacesuit, forcing Nasa to delay until tomorrow the next outing ... re-entered the space station airlock following a spacewalk that lasted 51/2 hours, Nasa said. It was not believed to be the same type of issue that caused a dangerous water leak in the helmet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388461/spacesuit-flaw-delays-international-space-station-repairs
  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quantum computer not as fast as maker D-Wave Systems claims, study shows

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Quantum claims are a qubit much, study says Lockheed Martin bought the first one in 2011. Two years later, Google, Nasa and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association followed, pitching in together to launch a lab with their new US$10 million-plus toy. The machines in question are built by D-Wave Systems, the world's only commercial quantum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537096/quantum-computer-not-fast-maker-d-wave-systems-claims-study-shows
  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Change of wind brings ice to Antarctica, as Arctic melts

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... as at the southern pole, because if winds pushed the ice away from the pole it soon hit land. Holland did the research with Ron Kwok at Nasa's jet propulsion laboratory in California, where maps of sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1080949/change-wind-brings-ice-antarctica-arctic-melts
  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    China seems 'more open' to space collaboration, experts say

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... and a Nasa consultant, shared Le Gall's sentiment. He said that China has indicated its willingness to participate in the international space exploration co-ordination group, which currently has 14 members including Nasa. Beijing has invited other countries to join its own project that aims to put a Chinese space station into orbit within 10 years. "Every indication ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404104/china-seems-more-open-space-collaboration-experts-say

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