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Mars Rocks Similar To Mexican Ones
2012-10-29 18:42:40

A team of researchers is claiming gypsum rocks found at Cuatro Ciénegas in Mexico are similar to those NASA's Curiosity rover is sitting at on Mars.

2012-10-27 09:04:55

NASA will host a media teleconference at 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, Oct. 30, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

Martian Soil Delivered To Curiosity For Analysis
2012-10-19 04:30:01

Curiosity has taken in its first Martian soil sample into its laboratory on board in search for extraterrestrial life on Mars.

NASA's Curiosity Rover To Analyze Third Scoop Of Martian Soil
2012-10-18 11:42:07

NASA said that they have discarded Curiosity's second scoop it has taken of Martian soil, and are planning for a third scoop earlier this week.

2012-10-17 11:51:28

NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 18, about the latest status of the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars.

Curiosity Finds ‘Different’ Jake Rocks
2012-10-11 15:51:08

NASA announced during a teleconference on Thursday that one particular rock its newest rover Curiosity has reached out and touched has a more dynamic composition than expected.

NASA Says Shiny Mars Object Is Only Plastic
2012-10-10 14:52:23

NASA has cleared the air, saying that the shiny object found in a picture taken of the surface of Mars isn't an alien, but a small piece of its very own Curiosity rover.


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2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.