NASA Develops Key to Cosmic Carbon’s Molecular Evolution

Cosmic Carbon's Molecular Evolution

Combining for the first time a blind, algorithm driven analytic approach with authentic PAH spectra, members of the Astrophysics & Astrochemistry Laboratory are now able to systematically track parts of carbon’s molecular evolution across the Universe. On Tuesday, May 24th, 2013, simultaneous with the appearance of a paper in The Astrophysical Journal describing their work, […]

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Curiosity Rover Preparing For Upcoming Activities

SPACE (5/8, Wall) continued coverage of how now that the Curiosity rover has resumed operations, it is “gearing up for lots of action in the coming weeks.” Curiosity deputy project scientist Ashwin Vasavada of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory said, “A couple of weeks to move to the site and drill, and then the experiments themselves […]

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New Panoramas Show Curiosity At Work

SPACE (5/1, Wall) reports, “Three spectacular new panoramas give an eye-popping look at NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity hard at work on the Red Planet.” Ken Kremer and Marco Di Lorenzo created the images, which “help paint a picture of Curiosity and its mission.” Kremer said, “I chose these scenes because they vividly tell the story […]

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Curiosity To Reconnect With JPL Operators

The Pasadena (CA) Star-News (5/1, Figueroa) continues coverage of how the Opportunity rover entered safe mode last week even as all the rovers “are emerging from a month-long communications hiatus this week.” The Curiosity rover is scheduled to become fully operational once it connects with Jet Propulsion Laboratory operators today. […]

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