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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... Scientists fail to resurrect old satellite A valiant effort to put a defunct Nasa science satellite back to work came to a disappointing end after the 36-year-old spacecraft's propulsion system failed, project organisers said. An ad hoc team of engineers and scientists won permission from Nasa to try to take control of the still-orbiting International Sun-Earth Explorer-3, ...

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    Short Science, December 9, 2012

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 01:03am by AGENCIES

    ...   Voyager 1 probe at 'magnetic highway' Nasa's Voyager 1, which is heading out of the solar system, has reached a "magnetic highway" leading to interstellar space, ... million years earlier than any previously discovered examples. The creature, about the size of a Labrador dog, has been named Nyasasaurus parringtoni. Reuters   Nasa's goals out of sync ...

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    Short Science, February 2, 2014

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:07am by AGENCIES

    ... Bidding companies reach for the moon Under a new programme called Lunar Catalyst, US space agency Nasa will provide free technical expertise, equipment, facilities and software to help selected companies develop lunar landers, officials have announced. "The intent of this initiative is to stimulate and help commercialisation," Jason Crusan, who oversees Nasa ...

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    Short Science, July 14, 2013

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... fracturing, or fracking, which involves injecting fluid deep underground, even more controversial. Reuters   Nasa will probe Mars microbial life Nasa's next mission to Mars should look for past ... blue planet a long, long way from earth- no water world, but a scorching, hostile place where it rains glass, sideways. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists from Nasa and its European ...

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    Short Science, March 23, 2014

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:39am by AGENCIES

    ... with an eye to starting commercial production next year. AFP   US space agency makes dusty breakthrough Nasa scientists have detected the veil of dust kicked up by tiny meteoroid impacts on the moon. ...

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    Short Science, September 22, 2013

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... reported in a publication of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard, brings the number of known snake-like lizard species in California up from one to five. AFP   Nasa gives up on comet buster Deep Impact Nasa has given up on the Deep Impact spacecraft, which suddenly went silent after nine years of exploration. In 2005 Deep Impact smashed a comet with a projectile to give ...

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    Short Science, March 2, 2014

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 03:35am by AGENCIES

    ... Nasa misdiagnosed the earlier leak, believing the water found in the helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano on July 9 was due to a ruptured drink bag, said space station chief engineer ...

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    Short Science, December 29, 2013

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:25am by AFP, Staff Reporter, Reuters

    ... when they drilled into a layer of compressed snow called firn and encountered liquid water and ice granules instead. Seeking an answer to the liquid mystery, a Nasa plane with terrain-mapping ...

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    Short Science, December 15, 2013

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:08am by AGENCIES

    ... to make a 3-D printer; Nasa's exploration of options for producing food using a 3-D printer; and the development for £200 (HK$2,500) of a scanner that produces high-resolution 3-D models. ...

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    Short Science, October 6, 2013

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... to land launchpad deal Four decades ago, Nasa's Launch Complex 39A was at the centre of the cold war race to the moon. Now the mothballed launchpad at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, ...




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