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Satellites reveal a new view of Earth's water from space

In 1889, near the remote border town of Embudo, New Mexico, John Wesley Powell, the famous explorer of the Grand Canyon and second head of the U.S. Geological Survey, started a quiet scientific revolution.

ESA's Mars rover has a name – Rosalind Franklin

The ExoMars rover that will search for the building blocks of life on the Red Planet has a name: Rosalind Franklin. The prominent scientist behind the discovery of the structure of DNA will have her symbolic footprint on ...

Prolonged spaceflight could weaken astronauts' immune systems

NASA hopes to send humans to Mars by 2030 on a round-trip mission that could take up to three years—far longer than any human has ever traveled in space. Such long-term spaceflights could adversely affect certain cells ...

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