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Is the Earth round?

April 18, 2017

The Earth is an irregularly shaped ellipsoid. While the Earth appears to be round when viewed from the vantage point of space, it is actually closer to an ellipsoid. However, even an ellipsoid does not […]

Did NASA find water on another planet?

April 14, 2017

  Four hundred years ago, the astronomer Galileo’s discovery of Jupiter’s four large moons forever changed humanity’s view of the universe, helping to bring about the understanding that Earth was not the center of all […]

Are there oceans on other planets?

April 13, 2017

Earth is the only known planet to have bodies of liquid water on its surface. Currently, Earth is the only known planet (or moon) to have consistent, stable bodies of liquid water on its surface. […]

What is NASA doing in the Great Barrier Reef?

November 4, 2016

From NASA A NASA airborne mission designed to transform our understanding of Earth’s valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs has set up shop in Australia for a two-month investigation of the Great Barrier Reef, the […]