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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 November 18, 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 April 10, 2014

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No, the planets are not going to cause an epic earthquake this week

Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.

By May 27, 2015

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Find this plant and you'll have a good chance of finding diamonds

A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.

By May 7, 2015

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UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015

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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By February 10, 2015

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Martian meteorite may contain evidence of extraterrestrial life

A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.

By December 2, 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 August 5, 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 August 1, 2014

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'Smart' contact lenses, augmented reality windshields, a new map of Mars, and more on Tomorrow Daily

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 July 15, 2014