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NASA Assigns Two Spacecraft To New Moon Study Mission
2013-07-10 08:59:08

After successful completion of their science objectives earlier this year, two NASA spacecraft have been assigned a new mission to study how solar wind electrifies, alters and erodes the moon's surface.

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2010-10-08 11:30:00

Water ice on asteroids may be more common than expected.

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2010-04-28 13:50:00

Asteroids, once thought as dry and lifeless, may be home to water and organic materials, also known as the building blocks of life.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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