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Martian scars

Ripped apart by tectonic forces, Hebes Chasma and its neighbouring network of canyons bear the scars of the Red Planet's early history.

dateOct 11, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Life may be harder to identify on some exoplanets

Finding life on exoplanets may be more difficult than people thought, said Feng Tian, a professor at the Center for Earth System Science at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The report was presented last week to the ...

dateOct 11, 2013 in Astronomy
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Simulating Mars on Earth

A little corner of ESA's technical heart that is forever Mars: this rubble-strewn model of the Red Planet is used to put prototype planetary rovers through their paces. Officially known as the Automation ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Eyeball earths

Alien worlds resembling giant eyeballs might exist around red dwarf stars, and researchers are now proposing experiments to simulate these distant planets and see how capable they are of supporting life.

dateMay 03, 2013 in Astronomy
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