A New Gully Channel in Terra Sirenum, Mars

March 19, 2014

NASA Orbiter Finds New Gully Channel on Mars

Before-and-after observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter document the formation of a new gully channel, which likely resulted from action of dry-ice frost.

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This Seasat synthetic aperture radar image from Aug. 27, 1978

March 18, 2014

NASA Historic Earth Images Still Hold Research Value

NASA's 35-year-old Seasat satellite images of Earth, which were recently released, still have potential value for researchers, as outlined in a paper just published in Eos.

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Old-growth Amazon tree canopy in Tapajós National Forest, Brazil.

March 18, 2014

Amazon Inhales More Carbon than It Emits, NASA Finds

A new NASA-led study has confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit.

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Arcadia High School of Arcadia, Calif

March 17, 2014

Arcadia High School Surfs Over Competition at JPL

Arcadia High School of Arcadia, Calif., beat 23 other California high schools in an all-day "buzzer-beater"-style Ocean Sciences Bowl held at JPL.

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The BICEP2 telescope at the South Pole

March 17, 2014

NASA Technology Views Birth of the Universe

Using JPL-developed technology, astronomers have acquired the first direct evidence that gravitational waves rippled through our infant universe.

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NASA's Cassini mission invites the public to transform images from the spacecraft for posting on an amateur image page

March 14, 2014

Your 15 Minutes of 'Frame' - from NASA's Cassini

Members of the public are encouraged to transform Cassini spacecraft images of the Saturn system and share the results on JPL's Cassini Amateur Image page.

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Pi Day infographic

March 14, 2014

Celebrate Pi Day with the JPL Education Office

To mark Pi Day, the informal holiday celebrating the mathematical constant 3.14, JPL's Education Office serves up an infographic with word problems featuring NASA spacecraft.

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Laurie Barge of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

March 13, 2014

How Did Life Arise? Fuel Cells May Have Answers

A new JPL-led study demonstrates a unique way to study the origins of life: fuel cells.

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Artist concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image credit: NASA/JPL

March 11, 2014

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Resumes Full Duty

Engineers have restored NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to full operations, following a March 9 unplanned swap of duplicate computers aboard the spacecraft.

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A nearby star stands out in red in this image from the Second Generation Digitized Sky Survey.

March 7, 2014

NASA's WISE Survey Finds Thousands of New Stars, But No 'Planet X'

NASA's WISE has turned up no evidence of the hypothesized celestial body in our solar system commonly dubbed "Planet X."

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