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Greenhouses for Mars

Wed, 25 Feb 2004 00:00:00 EST

When humans go to the Moon or Mars, they'll probably take plants with them. NASA-supported researchers are learning how greenhouses work on other planets.

Electric Border Collie

Thu, 20 May 2004 00:00:00 EDT

Using electric fields, NASA-supported researchers are learning to herd microbes for the benefit of astronauts and Homeland Security.

The Hidden Life of Thunderstorms

Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 EST

Scientists are sending unmanned aircraft into electrical storms to learn more about their mysterious inner workings.

Storm Warnings

Mon, 12 Jan 2004 00:00:00 EST

A new device onboard two NASA satellites could improve 3- to 12-hour forecasts of severe weather.

Mercury Transits Sun

Thu, 09 Nov 2006 00:00:00 EST

Mark your calendar: On Wednesday, November 8, the planet Mercury will pass directly in front the Sun.

Houston, We Have a Solution

Mon, 10 Nov 2003 00:00:00 EST

New research aboard the space station aims to adapt a tried-and-true repair tool to weightlessness.

Membranes on Mars

Wed, 03 Dec 2003 00:00:00 EST

New membranes developed by NASA-funded researchers could help people go to Mars--and clean the air here on Earth.

Spooky Atomic Clocks

Fri, 23 Jan 2004 00:00:00 EST

NASA-supported researchers hope to improve high-precision clocks by entangling their atoms.

A New Form of Matter: II

Tue, 24 Feb 2004 00:00:00 EST

NASA-supported researchers have discovered a weird new phase of matter called fermionic condensates.

Resilient Rockets

Tue, 20 Apr 2004 00:00:00 EDT

Spacecraft and automobiles could benefit from a new NASA technology that protects the insides of scorching-hot engines.