News tagged with atmospheric conditions

Update on Gliese 581d's habitability

When last we checked in on Gliese 581d, a team from the University of Paris had suggested that the popular exoplanet, Gliese 581d may be habitable. This super-Earth found itself just on the edge of the Gold ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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Recreating Venus in the Lab

Scientists are reproducing the environment of Venus so that they can interpret observations of the planet's surface and atmosphere. Studying environmental processes on Venus can help astrobiologists better ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Bedrock is a milestone in climate research

After years of concentrated effort, scientists from the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) project hit bedrock more than 8,300 feet below the surface of the Greenland ice sheet last week. The project ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Into the Storms

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time in nine years, NASA and other federal agencies will use aircraft and satellites this summer to mount an intensive, U.S.-based study of how hurricanes are born and rapidly intensify, and ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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