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Image 1 - New Mystery On Mars' Forgotten Plains
2011-10-12 09:23:41

One of the supposedly best understood and least interesting landscapes on Mars is hiding something that could rewrite the planet’s history. Or not.

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2010-07-13 07:20:00

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is beaming back images of caverns hundreds of feet deep -- beckoning scientists to follow.

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2006-11-13 10:40:00

Conventional wisdom says the Moon is dead. Conventional wisdom may be wrong. Recently in the journal Nature, a team of scientists led by Prof. Peter Schultz of Brown University announced evidence for fresh geologic activity on the Moon.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.