Topic: NASA

Mineralogy found on moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin provides evidence for mantle and volcanic material on the lunar surface, according to a study by University researchers.

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Scientists map mineralogy of large lunar basin

March 6, 2018 Comments are Disabled

University researchers recently published a study examining the mineralogy of the moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin, which could serve as guidance for future explorations on the moon.

Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

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Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

November 29, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Earth is a dynamic system, constantly in motion both above and below its surface.

Margaret Hamilton, one of the women represented in the new Lego set, worked as a programmer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and created software for the Apollo Space program.

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New Lego set celebrates women in NASA

October 31, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Today, young girls who dream of becoming astronauts or space scientists will be able to literally hold their futures in the palms of their hands.

Scientists created a model of ancient Mars that shows the formation of water, which explains some geographical features of the planet.

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Scientists explain water on ancient Mars

October 25, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Though scientists have long observed signs of water on ancient Mars, they could not explain how it came to exist in the frigid climate of those times.