As the emcee gets the crowd pumped

March 24, 2014

Student Robotics Teams Head to World Championships

Teams from California and Chile won the right to progress at the FIRST Robotics Competition Los Angeles Regional Qualifier held March 21 and 22 in Long Beach, Calif.

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Differential Erosion at Work on Martian Sandstones

March 24, 2014

NASA Mars Rover's Next Stop Has Sandstone Variations

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is approaching a waypoint where sandstone layers exhibit textures that may tell of ancient environmental changes.

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This animation shows the prototype starshade, a giant structure designed to block the glare of stars so that future space telescopes can take pictures of planets.

March 20, 2014

Space Sunflower May Help Snap Pictures of Planets

A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower might one day be used to acquire images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars.

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GLIMPSE the Galaxy All the Way Around

March 20, 2014

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Brings 360-Degree View of Galaxy to Our Fingertips

Touring the Milky Way now is as easy as clicking a button with NASA's new zoomable, 360-degree mosaic presented Thursday at the TEDActive 2014 Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

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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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