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  1. Cave found on Mars

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Nasa's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE). That camera is powerful enough to actually see inside the hole- and find out what the students really have found. ...

  2. Experts gather to ponder origins of life

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... began yesterday afternoon with a briefing hosted by IAU president Catherine Cesarsky, Nasa senior adviser for research and analysis Yvonne Pendleton, Nasa Ames Research Centre scientist Scott ...

  3. What secrets lurk in the plethora of planets?

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer The real wonder of our age is this: you can go onto the Web, type in 'PlanetQuest New Worlds Atlas', 'Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia', or 'Nasa Star and Exoplanet Database', and access the data on 340 new planets that have been discovered in the past five years. That number is set to grow very fast. Last Saturday, Nasa successfully launched ...

  4. Meanwhile, in galaxies far, far away...

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... just two weeks ago, when Nasa's Kepler mission found the smallest planet outside our solar system. Shostak said it was 'very likely that there is a great deal of alien life ...

  5. Award honours the find of a universal lifetime

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a rather large population of objects,' she said. More remains to be seen. Nasa launched the New Horizons mission in 2006 to Pluto and the Kuiper belt- the first time a spacecraft has been sent ... It is cruising towards Pluto now and connects to Nasa occasionally for technical checks. For Jewitt, the discovery was the highlight of a vocation that he has pursued since childhood. For Luu, though, ...

  6. Comets credited with first waves of life

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... scientist visiting HKU suggested that life itself could have come from space. Max Bernstein, deputy chief of the space science and astrobiology division at Nasa's Ames Research Centre, told ...

  7. Looking for life beats cooking up derivatives

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amid the global economic downturn, a launch into space should inspire more people to look up at the stars. The US space agency Nasa has sent the Kepler space telescope on a mission to look for habitable planets in our Milky Way galaxy that may sustain extraterrestrial life forms. The United States is under fire for triggering the worldwide economic crisis, but at least its space ...


    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... The soup's overcooked, but Nasa astro-chef Max Bernstein serves up a delectable main course of rock, space dust and other nutrients with a garnish to die for. Steve Cray reports JAMIE ... if you want a moon side dish, prepare a Mars-size body for a collision towards the end of the cooking process. This was the main course served up at the University of Hong Kong last week by Nasa ...

  9. Is there anybody out there?

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... perspective on the possibility of life on Venus.' In a three-year study partly funded by NASA, Shulze-Makuch, along with two other University of Texas scientists, and David Grinspoon and Mark ... space agency- it doesn't matter whether it is the European space agency, NASA or any other. We decided not to put a cost estimate on it because there are so many variables but it would ...

  10. Worlds collide

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... lost my job.' Most scathing of all, was Nasa's Alan Stern, head of the US$700 million nine-and-a-half-year New Horizons space mission to Pluto, which lifted off earlier this year. ...



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