Is it live, or is it memorex?
- Jupiter’s magnetically fueled auroras, thanks to Ganymede and Io.
- Cracks on Mars appear to be dried up lakes.
- Who needs green cheese when you’ve got lunar hydrogen and some of the coldest places in the solar system? More here on viewing the temperature of the Moon. And a little more here on potential water on La Luna.
- And who needs Earth now that we’ve got CoRoT-7b? Oh wait… we do. More here on the first rocky exoplanet.
- Is the quiet sun a sign of things to come?
- The clearest view of the universe after the Big Bang, courtesy of the Planck spacecraft.
- One man’s trash is another man’s research.
- How the largest comet outburst in history shot mini comets around the sky.
- This summer’s Arctic ice melt was less than the previous two years, but long-term trends have yet to reverse.
- Imagine Oz, with 35 million people.
- The tiniest T-Rex may have just been found in China. More here. And here.
- Mercury-tainted water posing a threat in California.
- NASA can’t look for killer asteroids but they can make clouds.
- A new Drake Equation to keep you up at night while you stare at the sky…
- Harry Potter style video ads have become a reality. Wands should be available by the holidays.
- And in this week’s news of the coming robot revolution: 25 foot-jumping robot created to scale obstacles… and slowly take over the planet.
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