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Image 1 - Enceladus Has Snow Flurries And Perfect Powder For Skiing
2011-10-03 09:14:47

Global and high resolution mapping of Enceladus confirms that the weather forecast for Saturn's unique icy moon is set for ongoing snow flurries.

2011-07-01 13:00:00

HOUSTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) in Houston, Texas, and the University of Texas at Arlington recently hosted five undergraduate students from the Indian Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) in Thiravanathapuram, India.

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2010-04-13 10:15:00

Two studies released on Monday provide increasing evidence that water exists not just on the moon, but on Mars as well.

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2009-11-23 08:45:00

New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting the Red Planet once had an ocean.

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2007-11-23 00:40:00

A team of scientists has found that terrestrial planets such as the Earth and Mars may have remained molten in their early histories for tens of millions of years.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.