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07.20.2020
The Mars 2020 mission is scheduled to launch at the end of July. Its goal is to land the Perseverance rover on the Red Planet and collect samples in the hope of finding signs of past life.
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11.22.2015
Operating some of the most complex machinery ever built can be a daunting task for the best of engineers. Especially when something breaks down hundreds of millions of kilometers away.
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11.09.2015
The Martian, a science fiction film hailed for its realism, was recently released. What are its (rare) scientific inaccuracies? Is the hero’s incredible psychological resilience the least plausible...