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What would it take for humans to travel to and live on Mars—and who is daring enough to do it? In this episode, we explore the Mars One project, which is planning human settlement on the red planet, and hear from scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center about adjusting to the Martian environment. We also meet some brave Bay Area residents who are hoping to make the journey.
Project: Science in the City | Browse All
Date: July 8, 2014
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
The POLENET project installed their newest high-precision GPS system on Deverall Island, Antarctica. These GPS systems tell scientists how much the ground underneath the ice sheet is moving upward. This has important implications on the movement of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its interplay with the rock below. Learn more about it in this audio report from correspondent Kelly Carroll.
Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All
Date: December 7, 2008
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science