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Sentinel To Measure Ocean Height

Posted in Science on 12th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Sentinel-6a is likely to go into orbit in 2020 on an American rocket. It will measure changes in the height of the oceans, a key indicator for understanding weather and climate.

NASA Putting Out A 'Journey To Mars Challenge' To The Public

Posted in Science on 12th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA has launched the 'Journey to Mars Challenge' asking the public for their ideas for maintaining a crew on Mars. Three winners will be awarded $5,000.

Fossils Fill Evolutionary Gap Between Fish And 4-legged Beasts

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

How did fish evolve into four-legged beasts that roam the land? A key part of that mystery has been solved by fossils found on a Nova Scotia beach.

Fresh Evidence For How Water Reached Earth Found In Asteroid Debris

Posted in Science on 10th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth.

Asteroid-Mining Company To Deploy 1st Satellite This Summer

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Planetary Resources' Arkyd-3R probe currently sits aboard the International Space Station and is scheduled to be deployed sometime in July.