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Nanotube coating is poised to enable a compact coronagraph that could aid astronomers and weather satellitesFri, 24 Oct 2014 05:07:00 -0700
Although scientists have flown two spacecraft in formation, no one ever has aligned the spacecraft with a specific astronomical target and then held that configuration to make a scientific observation—creating, in effect, a single or "virtual" telescope with two distinctly different satellites.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:36:10 -0700
DURHAM, N.H. –- Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:31:59 -0700
A composite Hubble Space Telescope image provides the position of comet Siding Spring during the comet's closest approach to Mars on October 19, 2014. Join Hubble astronomers for a live discussion at 3pm today during the Comet Siding Spring/Mars Hubble Hangout at https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cq3l54o0if0solg51h5tocbf508.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:11:44 -0700
GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Science and Engineering Services today announced that the General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded them a multiple award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide complex,...Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:26:51 -0700
astroengine writes Scientists have found two families of comets in the developing Beta Pictoris star system, located about 64 million light-years from Earth, including one group that appears to be remnants of a smashed-up protoplanet. The discovery bolsters our theoretical understanding of the violent processes that led to the formation of Earth and the other terrestrial planets in the solar ...Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:41:35 -0700
GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near the north and south poles. These regions are curiously shifted off the poles, to the east or west, so that dawn is breaking over the southern...Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:24:47 -0700
A beloved dog stolen during a robbery in Prince George's County was found on the streets 35 miles from home.Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:11 -0700
A beloved dog stolen during a robbery in Prince George's County was found on the streets 35 miles from home.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:32:39 -0700
A citizen spotted the 10-year-old boxer in Calvert County.