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  • Exploring comets: A short introduction Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    Exploring comets: A short introduction

    By Professor David Rothery

    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Exploring comets: A short introduction

    Exploring comets: A short introduction Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these hurtling space rocks.
  • Does it snow on Mars? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

    Does it snow on Mars?

    By Professor David Rothery

    A new study - and photographic evidence - suggests that sometimes it snows on the Red Planet. Dave Rothery explains...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Does it snow on Mars?

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    Does it snow on Mars? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    A new study - and photographic evidence - suggests that sometimes it snows on the Red Planet. Dave Rothery explains how.
  • Phoenix on Mars! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona)
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2017

  • Phoenix on Mars!

    Phoenix on Mars! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona)
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    The Phoenix lands on Mars.
  • What do volcanoes tell us about the possibility of life on Mars? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/USGS/ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G Neukum)
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2017

  • What do volcanoes tell us about the possibility of life on Mars?

    What do volcanoes tell us about the possibility of life on Mars? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/USGS/ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G Neukum)
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    Discoveries of volcanoes on the surface of the Red Planet suggests that life could once have been supported there. Dave Rothery explains how.
  • How do rules on contamination limit our ability to explore space? Creative commons image Icon NASA Goodard Space Flight Center under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jul 2017

  • How do rules on contamination limit our ability to explore space?

    How do rules on contamination limit our ability to explore space? Creative commons image Icon NASA Goodard Space Flight Center under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jul 2017
    For good reasons, there are rules about how we run the risk of introducing Earth microbes onto other planets. Dave Rothery suggests we might need to relax...
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