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Astronauts Get a Tip from Hibernating Bears

Bears conk out for up to seven months during the Wisconsin winters, a snooze that would turn a human's muscles into Jell-O. But when nature's alarm clock signals it's time to awaken from hibernation, black bears have just as much muscle mass.
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NASA's Golden Gift to the Aliens

A look at the weird contents of Carl Sagan's 1970s message to intelligent ETs
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High Resolution Satellite Photos

See the Earth in high resolution.
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Mars As Art

45 amazing images of Mars.
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NASA Discovers 'Twilight Zone' of New Air Particles

An extensive and previously unknown “twilight zone” of particles in the atmosphere could complicate scientists’ efforts to determine how much the Earth's climate will warm in the future
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Boom, Boom, Boom Goes Starbirth

The long-held belief that globular star clusters form in a single boom has been challenged by new findings
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Solar Storm Warning: You Have A Year To Prepare

The federal government now predicts a new cycle of solar storms will start in March 2008. Those storms are expected to peak around the end of 2011.
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Hawking In Zero Gee - Video

The video of Steven Hawking in zero gravity.
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First Mission to Explore Those Wisps in the Night Sky

Two hundred seventy thousand feet above the ground. NASA is launching a small satellite to take a closer look at these clouds at the edge of outer space and to try to understand why, in recent years, they are appearing more often.
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Climate Change Hits Mars

Mars is being hit by rapid climate change and it is happening so fast that the red planet could lose its southern ice cap
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