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geology

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Asteroid rockhounds rejoice: NASA unveils geologic map of Vesta

Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.

By 19 November 2014

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Geology of thrones: Elaborate maps of Westeros over eons

"Game of Thrones" often feels like it's set in a real world. Feed the illusion with these fascinating geologic maps created by Stanford researchers.

By 11 April 2014

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Can ants save the world from itself?

Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.

By 6 August 2014

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will make oxygen, peek underground

NASA announces the payload for its next Mars rover and it's set to be even more sophisticated than the highly successful Curiosity mission.

By 2 August 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 018: Mapping Mars, future windshields, high-tech contacts, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss Google's glucose-measuring contact lenses, Jaguar's future car tech, and a new USGS map of Mars. How would you use an augmented reality windshield?

By 16 July 2014

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Curiosity Mars rover poised for first 'hands-on' geology

The Curiosity Mars rover, slowly creeping across the floor of Gale Crater, is ready to attempt its first hands-on "contact science," studying a pyramid-shaped rock known as "Jake."

By 20 September 2012

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Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: How many shapes can dance on a record?

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde have launched an interactive augmented-reality app to accompany their new record, "Someday World".

By 22 May 2014

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Geology rocks! New photos from Mars (pictures)

Photos show a network of valleys on the surface of Mars believed to have been formed by water erosion.

By 14 August 2012

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Google Maps meets 'Game of Thrones' in interactive Westeros map

An unofficial "Game of Thrones" map uses familiar Google Maps-style navigation, but adds fascinating character paths and a spoiler-slider.

By 22 April 2014

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Check out this astronaut's-eye view of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is still spectacular when seen from the International Space Station.

By 17 April 2014