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A comprehensive study of ice

A group composed of 17 scientists from 11 different countries has published the most comprehensive study ever done on ice in the world. The study addresses the most important contemporary issues in a field ...

Jun 19, 2012 3.8 / 5 (4) 0

SETI on the SKA

Can the Square Kilometer Array - a network of thousands of radio antennas to be based in South Africa and Australia -- be used to hunt for extraterrestrial signals?

Jun 26, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 4

New study finds apex fossils aren't life

Structures thought of as the oldest known fossils of microbes might actually be microscopic mineral formations not associated with life, suggesting that astrobiologists have to be careful calling alien objects ...

Mar 18, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

Turning up the gas

Rapid increases in greenhouse gases have happened more frequently in the Earth’s history than previously realized, according to a Scripps Institution of Oceanography-led study published in the journal ...

Apr 26, 2011 4 / 5 (3) 1