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geology

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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 Apr. 10, 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 Sep. 19, 2012

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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 Aug. 13, 2012

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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 Apr. 16, 2014

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China's Jade Rabbit moon rover declared dead (or is it?)

A media report mourns the loss of China's Yutu moon rover after a technical malfunction, leading to an outpouring of sadness from the rover's fans.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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China's moon rover breaks down, mission in jeopardy

China landed its first rover on the moon to much celebration last month, but the Jade Rabbit is now in trouble.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Google's 'Game of Thrones' spoilers are what's trending

If you missed the latest episode of "Game of Thrones" on HBO Sunday night, you'll want to steer clear of a few Google services until you get caught up, as Crave's Eric Mack discovered firsthand.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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This dwarf planet may contain more freshwater than Earth

Using the Herschel Telescope, the European Space Agency has detected water vapor on Ceres, the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt. And it just may have a whole lot of it.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Extraordinary earthquake lights explained -- they're not UFOs

The rare and colorful lights sometimes seen before major earthquakes could come from electric charges in certain types of rock.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Spam-fried noodles on Mars?

NASA-funded study explores dining options in a simulated Mars mission. And most of them don't look half bad.

By Aug. 13, 2013