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Age Bias Exists Even in Outer Space - in Samples Collected by Apollo Astronauts

Age Bias Exists Even in Outer Space - in Samples Collected by Apollo Astronauts
09-19-2018

Because much of the evidence from Earth’s early history has been destroyed by plate tectonics and weathering, astronomers often look to the moon and Mars for clues about our beginnings. But what if some of our information from those planets is biased?

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Bright Streaks on the Moon are a Product of Space Weathering

Bright Streaks on the Moon are a Product of Space Weathering
09-18-2018

The long, bright streaks that reach out from craters on the moon are actually much longer than they appear, according to EAPS research published in the journal Icarus.

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EAPS Alum Drew Feustel to Expected Become All-Time Leading U.S. Spacewalker

EAPS Alum Drew Feustel to Expected Become All-Time Leading U.S. Spacewalker
09-12-2018

With this spacewalk, the 10th of his career, Feustel will tie former astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria for most spacewalks by a U.S. astronaut, and is expected to surpass him for overall spacewalking time to become the all-time leading U.S. spacewalker and second overall in spaceflight history.

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EAPS Study to Investigate Arctic Carbon Stores

EAPS Study to Investigate Arctic Carbon Stores
08-29-2018

An EAPS study is investigating vulnerable carbon stores in the Arctic.

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EAPS Radar Captures Tornado on First Day of Operation

EAPS Radar Captures Tornado on First Day of Operation
08-17-2018

The new X-band Teaching and Research Radar (XTRRA) captured a short-lived tornado on its first day of full operation.

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