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Monday 20 April, 2015

Scientists plan to grow lettuce on Mars

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A British-led group is planning to grow lettuce on the Red Planet for future dwellers, media reports said.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015

NASA set to test inflatable technology

The US space agency is planning to test inflatable spacecraft  More...

The EAGLE simulation is one of the largest cosmological hydrodynamical simulations ever, using nearly 7 billion particles to model the physics. It took more than one and a half months of computer time on 4000 compute cores of the DiRAC-2 supercomputer in Durham. It was performed with a heavily modified version of the public GADGET-2 simulation code. (Image Credit:Durham University)
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Computer simulation of the universe to create realistic galaxies

An international team of astronomers, based at Durham University and Leiden University in the Netherlands  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

NASA looks for high-tech airships

NASA has called for designs of an airship that can fly at altitudes higher than the current 65,000-foot limit for weather  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

ISS astronauts celebrate New Year’s eve 16 times

The crew of Expedition 42 orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station celebrated  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 27th, 2014

NASA’s giant leaps to space in 2014

Apart from Orion’s test flight towards Mars, cutting-edge scientific discoveries while studying the Earth  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Merry Christmas, NASA astronauts say from space

The stockings are out, the tree is up and Christmas celebrations are on in the zero-gravity nest of astronauts in space.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

NASA Commercial Crew Partners Complete 23 Milestones in 2014

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and the agency’s industry partners completed 23 agreement and contract milestones in 2014  More...

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity drilled into this rock target, "Cumberland," during the 279th Martian day, or sol, of the rover's work on Mars (May 19, 2013) and collected a powdered sample of material from the rock's interior.
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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover measured a tenfold spike in methane

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

NASA Takes Giant Leaps on the Journey to Mars

In 2014, NASA took significant steps on the agency’s journey to Mars — testing cutting-edge technologies and making  More...