Space News Archive - February 20, 2007
Saturn's moon Titan is notorious for its shroud of organic haze. Recent experiments suggest that early Earth may have been covered by a similar haze. The discovery could shed light on how life spread around the globe.
Space suits for astronauts may get a new and better design following a University of Houston doctoral student's locomotion stability research. Melissa Scott-Pandorf is a Fellow of the Texas Space Grant Consortium.
Integral's latest survey of the gamma-ray universe continues to change the way astronomers think of the high-energy cosmos. Astronomers have been able to construct the largest catalogue yet of individual gamma-ray-emitting celestial objects.
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