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Water detection at Gusev crater described

Chemical proof for two wet scenarios A large team of NASA scientists, led by earth and planetary scientists at Washington University in St. Louis details the first solid set of evidence for water having exis ...

Sep 07, 2005 not rated yet 0

Fermi finds a 'transformer' pulsar

(Phys.org) —In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed. The pulsar's radio beacon vanished, while at ...

Jul 22, 2014 4.8 / 5 (21) 7

VLT clears up dusty mystery

A group of astronomers has been able to follow stardust being made in real time—during the aftermath of a supernova explosion. For the first time they show that these cosmic dust factories make their grains ...

Jul 09, 2014 4.8 / 5 (10) 0