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Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Waits to Bust a Move, Opportunity on Final Leg to Victoria Crater

Posted by A.J.S. Rayl on 2006/08/31 12:00 CDT

The Mars Exploration Rovers, which bounced to landings in January 2004 with 90-day warranties, have survived their second winter solstice on the Red Planet and are still going strong more than two and a half years after landing.

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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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With Multi-Beam Receiver, SETI@home Takes Giant Step Forward

Posted by Amir Alexander on 2006/08/14 12:00 CDT

In seven intense days spent at the radio telescope Chief scientist Dan Werthimer and his colleagues completely overhauled the way SETI data is gathered at Arecibo, and ensured that SETI@home will henceforth enjoy the benefits of gathering data with the most advanced equipment anywhere in the world.

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