The chemical reactions that dust storms on Mars cause indicate that our quest to find life on the red planet may need to go beneath the surface.
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Tiny nanocardboard probes that weigh less than a fruit fly could levitate through the Martian skies to gather data.
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Europe's newest space telescope starts its study and characterisation of distant planets.
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Saturn is far from the sun, so why is its upper atmosphere so hot? Astronomers may have finally solved "one of the great mysteries of planetary science."
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Astronomers study an exotic planet where they suspect iron droplets fall through the atmosphere.
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"We don't only look at other planets to know what's out there. It's also a way for us to learn things about the planet that's under our own feet."
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