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Space News Archive - November 25, 2011

Physicists Set Strongest Limit On Mass Of Dark Matter

Brown University physicists have set the strongest limit for the mass of dark matter, the mysterious particles believed to make up nearly a quarter of the universe.

Russia Makes Contact With Phobos-Grunt Probe

Officials with the Russian Federal Space Agency said on Thursday that they had successfully made contact with the stranded Phobos-Grunt probe, one day after the European Space Agency reported having received a signal from the craft.

NASA's Curiosity Rover Ready For Saturday Launch

NASA will be embarking on its fourth rover mission to Mars on Saturday with the launch of the long-anticipated rover Curiosity.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden toured Kegman Inc. of Melbourne, Fla., one company that supplied technology and engineering support to the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover.

Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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