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The Antarctic search for meteorites: 237 meteorites await the long drive to Houston

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/09 02:10 CST

Fifty-five meteorites are collected by the team in a single day.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: not for the impatient

Posted by ANSMET team on 2009/01/04 01:55 CST

The team makes progress while facing extreme weather conditions.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: put-in at last; week of productive searches

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/29 01:50 CST

A week of productive searching near the Davis Nunataks.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: more waiting; runway's ready; ralph goes home

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/22 01:50 CST

As the team waits, the runway is finished, and Ralph makes an exit.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: waiting

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/17 01:40 CST

The team is delayed for a week in McMurdo.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: preparations

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/10 01:35 CST

The team arrives in Antarctica to prepare for the expedition.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: in Christchurch, New Zealand

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/12/02 01:30 CST

The rest of ANSMET's team are in Christchurch after a long, long session of travel.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: introduction

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/11/25 01:10 CST

ANSMET will post blog entires on their research during their 33rd field season.

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The Antarctic search for meteorites: who's going, and where we are going

Posted by ANSMET team on 2008/11/01 02:40 CDT

A summary of the 2008-2009 expedition team, and where they will go to hunt meteorites.

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Sands on Earth, Sands on Mars

Posted by Jim Bell on 2008/06/13 01:49 CDT

One of the ways that planetary scientists try to understand the origin and evolution of landforms on other planets is by studying similar kinds of landforms or "analogs" here on the Earth. For the past few days I've been working with a group of colleagues doing just that--specifically, studying dunes in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in order to try to better understand the nature of sand dunes on Mars.

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Special Coverage from the 2006 Arctic Mars Analogue Svalbard Expedition

Posted by Jake Maule on 2006/08/22 06:40 CDT

Jake Maule reports from the 2006 Arctic Mars Analogue Svalbard Expedition.

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Europa on Earth: The Sulfur Springs of Borup Fiord Pass, Ellesmere Island

Posted by Stephen Grasby on 2006/07/19 04:00 CDT

From June 21 to July 6, 2006, a four-person team traveled to Borup Fiord Pass to perform geological field studies to compare with satellite images.

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The Borup Fiord Field Site

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2006/07/01 04:25 CDT

The Sulfur Springs of Borup Fiord Pass, Ellesmere Island, offer an excellent Europa analog.

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The Devon Diaries

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2002/07/24 05:35 CDT

Emily Lakdawalla reports on her expedition to Devon Island, where The Planetary Society is taking steps toward the goal of humans and robots working together to explore Mars.

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Haughton Impact Crater

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla on 2002/01/01 05:45 CST

Haughton Crater measures about 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) in diameter, and was formed 23 million years ago when either an asteroid or a comet collided with our planet.

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