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  1. News - World - SCIENCE FOCUS

    All systems go for Curiosity rover on Mars

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Alok Jha Nasa engineers have been testing the rover's systems to ensure they survived the landing and can begin uncovering secrets of the red planet All systems 'go' ... its front and back sets of wheels. Engineers at Nasa, the US space agency, wanted to make sure all the steering actuators were still working, that the wheel motors were turning. Every move ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Godfather of climate change retires to continue mother of all battles

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Renowned Nasa scientist who first raised warnings of man-made global warming three decades ago wants to continue raising public awareness Hansen retires to continue climate fight This month, climate scientist Dr James Hansen retired as head of Nasa's Goddard Institute of Space Studies. Yet at age 72, instead of aiming for a leisurely life after work, Hansen ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Year in space to test effects on astronauts' mind and body

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... exploration and operations at Nasa, said that the duo's skills and experience aboard the space station were important. "The one-year increment will expand the bounds of how we live and work ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SUSTAINING LIFE

    James Lovelock gives up science at 92, but his Gaia theory lives on

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Museum's collection later this year. But leaning over a shoebox, rummaging for a cherished letter he received from Nasa in 1961 asking him to help it discover more about the Martian atmosphere, ... scientist, something he has revelled in since leaving Nasa, his last full-time employer, in the late 1960s. He says it will be the topic of his latest book, due out next year, which has the working ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE MAGAZINE'S TOP 10 ACHIEVEMENTS OF 2012

    Finding the Higgs boson tops scientific achievements this year

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... have them created in a test tube from their own cells and then implanted in their body. Nasa engineers landed the3.3 tonne Mars Curiosity rover on the Red Planet by using an innovative landing system that dangled the vehicle, with its wheels out, at the end of three cables. "The flawless landing reassured planners that Nasa could some day land a second mission near an earlier ...

  8. High flier

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... want to go as a tourist,' she says. 'I have a fantasy that somehow I'll be needed on a Nasa mission and if that comes true then I'll go. 'A small fortune came from ...



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