Opportunity Surpasses 20 Kilometers of Total Driving
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity today surpassed 20 kilometers (12.43 miles) of total driving since it landed on Mars 74 months ago.
Mars Rover Examines Odd Material at Small, Young Crater
(PhysOrg.com) -- Weird coatings on rocks beside a young Martian crater remain puzzling after a preliminary look at data from examination of the site by NASA's Opportunity rover.
Rover Gives NASA an 'Opportunity' to View Interior of Mars
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse deep inside Mars.
Women, minorities face special hurdles in job market
A new study from North Carolina State University shows that white men receive significantly more tips about job opportunities than women and racial minorities - particularly among people in upper management positions - highlighting ...
Meteorite Found on Mars Yields Clues About Planet's Past
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity is investigating a metallic meteorite the size of a large watermelon that is providing researchers more details about the Red Planet's environmental history. ...
Rover Confirms Meteorite on Mars
(PhysOrg.com) -- Composition measurements by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity confirm that this rock on the Martian surface is an iron-nickel meteorite.
Possible Meteorite Imaged by Opportunity Rover
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Opportunity rover has eyed an odd-shaped, dark rock, about 0.6 meters (2 feet) across on the surface of Mars, which may be a meteorite.
Not space junk yet: Mars rovers carry on despite age, ailments
In one of the most remarkable engineering feats of our time, the aging Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity are still taking orders and sending home pictures more than five years after they were supposed to ...
Employee involvement programs key to workplace diversity
A new study by a University of Arizona professor shows employee involvement programs that executives adopt to increase efficiency also end up improving their record on diversity.
Opportunity Rover Sees Variable Environmental History at Martian Victoria Crater
(PhysOrg.com) -- One of NASA's two Mars rovers has recorded a compelling saga of environmental changes that occurred over billions of years at a Martian crater.
Mars Rover Update
In January 2004, NASA landed two identical robotic rovers named Spirit and Opportunity on the surface of Mars. The twins were primed for a brief 3-month mission to tell us a story of water and possibly life ...
One Mars Rover Sees a Distant Goal; The Other Takes a New Route
(PhysOrg.com) -- On a plain that stretches for miles in every direction, the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has caught a first glimpse on the horizon of the uplifted rim of the big crater ...
Study reveals demographic trend of the Jewish population in Broward County
South Florida has the second most populous Jewish community in America, after New York. Jewish people traditionally settled in South Florida for economic opportunities, for the climate, to join friends and family and to retire. ...
Mars Rovers Near Five Years of Science and Discovery
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity may still have big achievements ahead as they approach the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars.