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Guest Post: Tyler Nordgren: Mars Above, Mars Below

by Tyler Nordgren With Mars at opposition once again, astronomers around the world will soon be looking up for our best telescopic views of the Red Planet. But next weekend, I and a group of scientists will be turning our gaze downward for views of that alien planet. From March 9 to 11, Death Valley National Park will be hosting the first ever Mars and Mojave Festival, an event designed to showcase research into terrestrial analogs for the.
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Hubble finds 3 surprisingly dry exoplanets

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last week)

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun -- and have come up nearly dry. The three planets, known as HD 189733b, HD 20945... Read Post

Highest-precision measurement of water in planet outside the solar system

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last week)

A team of astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapour in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the Sun – and have come up nearly dry. The three planets, HD 189733b, HD 2094... Read Post

NASA's Quest for Water on Alien Worlds --"The Holy Grail?"

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (last week)

A team of astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapour in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the Sun – and have come up nearly dry. The three planets, HD 189733b, HD... Read Post


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