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Juno solar panels complete testing

The three massive solar panels that will provide power for NASA's Juno spacecraft during its mission to Jupiter have seen their last photons of light until they are deployed in space after launch. The last of the Jupiter-bound ...

dateMay 30, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Waiter, there's metal in my moon water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bring a filter if you plan on drinking water from the moon. Water ice recently discovered in dust at the bottom of a crater near the moon's south pole is accompanied by metallic elements like mercury, magnesium, ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Toyota's go-slow message on electric cars

No automaker looking at the electric car market right now is going to read "full speed ahead" from what's happened so far. The Chevy Volt is outselling half the car models on the market, but many others, from the Nissan Leaf ...

dateOct 08, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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