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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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Jul3-14 06:29 PM
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Hellfire requested that I post a list of classic papers that one could use for reference when trying to understand the...
Nov28-12 01:12 AM
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This kind of science makes it kind of hard to believe we're alone. Those are galaxies.
Oct7-07 07:03 PM
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I was reading some article about some scientists who were able to 'read' some sort of cosmic background radiation and...
Jan13-04 01:49 AM
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I heard about a technique where mercury or some other liquid is spun in a dish until it assumes a parabolic shape....
Feb3-04 11:24 PM
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I live in a very light polluted part of the country (NE) and I am unable to see any stars near the horizon but a lot...
Apr16-09 11:37 PM
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Why would you want to send men? Why not a hundred more rovers.. They could do a LOT more and better explorations for a...
Dec13-06 08:55 PM
18 2,690 "Manhattanhenge sometimes referred to as the Manhattan Solstice is...
Oct25-11 06:38 AM
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Does a manifold necessarily have a metric? Does a manifold without metric exist? If it exists, what is its name?
Nov20-07 02:03 PM
Chris Hillman
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Would it be possible to send manned missions to, or colonize the gas giants? I'm talking about the actual planets, not...
Nov1-10 07:57 AM
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Here's an interesting article on the first 'skylight' - opening to a possible underground lava tube or cavern -...
Oct31-09 12:12 AM
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If Mars had 25% more mass would its orbit be further or closer to the sun?
Jul17-06 09:40 AM
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I'm probably going to get flamed hard for this but, I just want to see what type of reaction I'd get. BUT, in leu of...
Jun29-08 07:26 PM
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Recently I saw this in the news...any thoughts on this? jhd as joesmith
May29-11 09:34 AM
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So often I see shows on TV discussing the seemingly inevitable terraforming of Mars by humans. These shows generally...
Dec11-11 01:16 PM
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Hey Guys, Im just curious... can you show me the actual computations as when the next closest encounter of Mars and...
Aug29-06 10:14 PM
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I hope this is not a duplicate topic, if it is, I apologize... I watched on science news the other night that Mars...
Jun18-03 06:00 PM
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Hey there I just saw a show on Discovery about spacetravel, and a little question arose as the show ended: In the...
Mar10-04 08:37 PM
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Hello. I would like to share some images taken by the Mars Express spacecraft. Please click on the links below....
Jan13-08 06:59 PM
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Roflmao this article is too hilarious not to share.
Feb4-14 11:50 AM
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quotes: In the wake of plans by President George W Bush to put a man on Mars, and a rival European effort, a 13...
Feb8-04 04:18 PM
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I just heard recently that in the near future mars is going to be highly visible to Earth. What is the details of...
Jul15-09 03:20 PM
12 15,804 Nasa press release from 24 September....
Sep26-09 07:52 AM
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I been wondering something. What would Mars be like in the next 1-3 billion years. As I understand Mars has CO2 and...
Jun9-13 11:51 AM
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How long do you think it will be before we land the first manned spacecraft on mars? How close are we to being able...
Apr8-03 05:32 PM
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Space weather. Dr Foullon points to particular concerns...
May2-06 09:50 PM
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I've been struggling with orbit calculations for Mars' moons and satellites. My Phobos and Deimos orbits look correct...
Dec22-09 02:54 PM
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Good morning, yesterday night I was out for a walk, and as usual - Venus and Jupiter rose in the West which is pretty...
Mar22-12 03:13 AM
5 2,043 Astounding to think the rovers only had a such a limited...
Sep4-05 03:24 PM
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Feb9-04 03:43 PM
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The Mars Global Surveyor's camera caught a sign of intelligent life in Mars in northern Sinus Meridiani region......
Oct14-04 05:10 AM
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The soil on Mars has been found to have nutrients which would be conducive to supporting life: ...
Jun28-08 10:27 PM
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I've always wondered if Venus, which has many similarities to the Earth, would have had an Earth like habitat if/when...
May30-10 11:55 AM
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So, i was on vacation and watching the New Tom Green Show, (which is much better than the old one imho) and this...
Aug18-03 03:15 PM
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Mars to Swing Close to Earth This Weekend. Get your telescopes ready.
Oct27-05 09:43 PM
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Nov16-03 10:28 PM
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An article from the Globe and Mail, the 37 million dollar canadian space station onboard phoenix reports its first...
May30-08 06:58 AM
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Image of the day:
Sep8-03 05:42 PM
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I hope someone can clear up some issues about Mars's atmosphere, specifically: -- Since most evidence indicates that...
May11-08 08:52 PM
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On 27 August:smile: Just thought you guys would like to know. The last time it was this close 60 000 years ago:wink:...
Jul10-03 11:39 AM
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Aug26-03 01:30 PM
Ivan Seeking
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Apparently, during a Martian winter, sand particles can get stuck together and frozen carbon dioxide will cover them...
Jan14-10 09:46 AM
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