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A night with the stars…in a conference room

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ancient astronomers looked up at the dark skies in wonder, as the stars marched by overhead like precision dancers. In the early 17th century, Galileo Galilei brought the world one step closer ...

Jun 01, 2011
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Better positioning with concept

Final burst for the European satellite navigation system Galileo – the first satellites are to be in position in the year 2012 and start their work. Fraunhofer Galileo Labs are showcasing the first applications ...

Mar 23, 2011
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Europe opens an Arctic eye on Galileo

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today saw the opening of a remote, northerly site in the worldwide network of Galileo ground stations. The Kiruna Galileo Station in the Swedish Arctic will play a vital role communicating ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Jupiter Impact: Mystery of the Missing Debris

On June 3rd, 2010, something hit Jupiter. A comet or asteroid descended from the black of space, struck the planet's cloudtops, and disintegrated, producing a flash of light so bright it was visible in backyard t ...

Jun 15, 2010
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Exploring Beneath Antarctic Ice

The NASA-funded ENDURANCE project has completed its second field season robotically exploring the waters of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica. Insight gained by the expedition will help scientists prepare ...

Apr 13, 2010
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Europa on Earth

Cracks in the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa contain sulfur-rich material. An expedition to a sulfur spring in the Arctic could help solve some mysteries about Europa - including its potential for life.

Mar 25, 2010
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