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Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034—roughly four times the...
An experimental hepatitis B drug that looked safe in animal trials tragically killed five of 15 patients in 1993. Now,...
Using the two high-quality genomes that exist for Neandertals and Denisovans, researchers find clues to gene activity...
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concludes that humanity has done little to slow...
Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a red dwarf—a star cooler than the sun—500...
Three years ago, Jennifer Francis of Rutgers University proposed that a warming Arctic was altering the behavior of the...
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Earth and Planetary Scientists Search for Common Ground
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A unique 4-day meeting, which 125 researchers attended, was cosponsored by four separate NASA science divisions—Earth Science, Heliophysics, Astrophysics, and Planetary Science—a milestone for an agency infamous for bureaucratic stovepiping. The meeting's galaxy-spanning agenda included talks on topics as varied as how methane on Jupiter's moon Titan acts like water on Earth and new techniques for seeing wind currents on Mars, Venus, and Earth. A key goal was to forge closer ties between the earth and planetary science communities.