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Water in the solar system predates the Sun

Water was crucial to the rise of life on Earth and is also important to evaluating the possibility of life on other planets. Identifying the original source of Earth's water is key to understanding how life-fostering environments ...

dateSep 25, 2014 in Space Exploration
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An astronaut's rhythm

Anyone who has flown long distances will be familiar with the jetlag that comes with travelling across time zones. Our body clocks need time to adjust to different daylight times as high-fliers and frequent travellers know ...

dateJan 07, 2014 in Space Exploration
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When it comes to mammals, how big is too big?

( —Mammals vary enormously in size, from weighing less than a penny to measuring more than three school buses in length. Some groups of mammals have become very large, such as elephants and whales, while others ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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