Archive: 8/05/2006

Extensional tectonics in Tempe Terra

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show the tectonic 'grabens' in Tempe Terra, a geologically complex region that is part of the old Martian highlands.

dateMay 08, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Two more corals become threatened species

Two types of corals have been declared threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act -- reportedly the first time coral has been placed on that list.

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Alternative energy plan wins contest

An alternative energy company called Aurora BioFuels has won the $25,000 first prize at the eighth annual UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Aurora BioFuels ...

dateMay 08, 2006 in Energy & Green Tech
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Breathing Moonrocks

An early, persistent problem noted by Apollo astronauts on the Moon was dust. It got everywhere, including into their lungs. Oddly enough, that may be where future Moon explorers get their next breath of air: The moon's dusty ...

dateMay 08, 2006 in General Physics
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