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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

    Massive undersea scars and mountains revealed by satellite mapping

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... aboard the European Space Agency's CryoSat-2 satellite and US space agency Nasa's Jason-1 satellite to capture underwater geological features in unprecedented detail. "The pull ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609005/massive-undersea-scars-and-mountains-revealed-satellite-mapping
  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

    One week from catastrophe: Hugely destructive solar flare narrowly missed earth

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 01:54pm by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of the University of Colorado said in a Nasa Science online release. "If the eruption had occurred only one week earlier, earth would have been in the line of fire." On July 23, 2012, the sun ... that plugs in to a wall socket. "Most people wouldn't even be able to flush their toilet because urban water supplies largely rely on electric pumps," Nasa said. "According ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560409/solar-storm-could-have-pulled-plug-earth
  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

    Ozone layer showing first signs of recovery, UN study says

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 10:49am by AP

    ... to 2013, ozone levels climbed 4 per cent in key latitudes at 50 kilometres up, said Nasa scientist Paul Newman. He co-chaired the ozone assessment by 300 scientists. The assessment is carried out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590001/ozone-layer-showing-first-signs-recovery-says-un-study
  9. 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
  10. 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

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