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BAY VIEW -- The Bay View Music Festival will host stand-up comedian, actor and writer Paul Reiser at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, in John M. Hall Auditorium. Tickets for Paul Reiser Up Close and Personal are $25-$45. In addition to co-creating and...
NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has scraped away at some of the oldest rock it's examined and found the strongest signs for water it has ever discovered over its 9.5-year mission, scientists for the Mars Exploration Rover project said Friday. The...
Just 10 months into its two-year mission, the Mars rover Curiosity will be headed to a 3-mile-high mountain in the middle of the crater where it landed, NASA officials announced Wednesday. In doing so, Curiosity will leave behind Glenelg, an area on...
UFO watchers' eyes were set ablaze recently by reports of what looked like a stony rodent lurking among the rocks on Mars. The so-called Mars rat, spotted in an image taken last year by the NASA rover Curiosity’s Mast Camera, captured imaginations...
Tags: Amina Khan, NASA
An instrument on NASA’s Curiosity rover found during its deep-space cruise that a mission to a place like Mars could expose humans to potentially dangerous radiation levels, scientists announced Thursday. Currently, NASA allows astronauts to be...
Astronauts heading to Mars would face exposure to a deluge of radiation, in some cases as much as NASA policy permits, according to new data from the Curiosity rover. The space agency limits astronauts to a 3% increased risk of fatal cancer. This...
Less than a year after the rover Curiosity's successful landing on Mars, scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are at work on two new missions to the Red Planet. The space agency last year announced that a new lander and rover...
After nine years on the job, NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has finally broken a 40-year-old record for the longest distance driven on another world. The Mars rover Opportunity has been exploring the Red Planet’s surface since landing in...
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has emerged from its "spring break" and is back to work, officials at Jet Propulsion Laboratory said this week. Up next on the agenda: Drilling the second target at Yellowknife Bay. The Mars Science Laboratory mission made...
Tags: Amina Khan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA
While the Mars rover Curiosity is discovering the building blocks of life on the Red Planet, many are equally excited about another development: Commercial companies have finally discovered profit in space. This is no small feat, considering the...
Tags: SpaceX, Science, Space Programs, Satellite Technology, NASA
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has already met its mission goals, discovering that parts of the Red Planet could have been friendly to microbial life. But not one to rest on its scientific laurels, the robot has drilled a second sample of rock to...
Tags: Science and Technology, NASA
I've seen three shows now in Adler Planetarium's still new, still state-of-the-art central domed theater, and I remain amazed at the quality of the celestial imagery and at the precision with which it is projected up on the dome. Journeys into distant...
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