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    Mars harboured long-lasting lakes and water streams about 3.8 to 3.3 billion years ago, boosting the odds that life may have once existed on the Red Planet, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. Using data from the Curiosity rover, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity team has determined that, long ago, water helped deposit sediment into Gale Crater, where the rover landed more than three years ago. The sediment deposited as layers that formed the foundation for Mount Sharp, the mountain found in the middle of the crater today. "Observations from the rover suggest that a series of long-lived streams and lakes existed at some point between about 3.8 to 3.3 billion years ago, delivering sediment that slowly built up the lower layers of Mount Sharp," said Ashwin Vasavada, Mars Science Laboratory project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion…

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    The Martian, by Andy Weir, is a science fiction novel whose readers will constantly wonder: Will Watney make it out alive? Or will NASA just recover a frozen corpse? Astronaut Mark Watney, who is stranded on Mars and presumed dead, will be faced with life threatening situations that will entice readers through the whole story. Watney will have to figure out how to survive on Mars: what to eat, how to communicate, how to get water, and how to maintain a human-friendly environment. This novel…

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    The MER

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    researched. For those who may not know exactly what NASA is, it is a government agency that was started by Congress in 1958. NASA’s main purpose is to explore space and aeronautics, or research about flight. There are four Exploration Missions taking place. One being DLRE (Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment), MER (Mars Exploration Rover- Opportunity), Mars Odyssey, and MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). There are two International Space Station Missions taking place, ISS-RapidScat and OPALS…

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    Mars was once a big planet filled with water, before it turned into the barren wasteland the world knows it as (Northon). Astronaut Mark Watney is trying to get home from Mars, while the people on Earth are trying to rescue him to get him home , too. Although they are trying, he’s all alone on the worst desert imaginable. He’s stuck all by himself, fighting to get to talk to Earth, fighting to come home. The Martian has very many interesting elements, just like the author, Andy Weir. The Martian…

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    fatal disasters. This planet, Mars, uncolonized, and only partially discovered, makes Mark face many challenges. In the end, the reader will be surprised that Mark is still even alive. That is, if he is still alive. But most importantly, the reader needs to take some lessons from this book. One of the main things in this book is that everyone should always believe in themselves, and maybe they’ll get to the end! The Martian is a good book that contains elements like humor, suspense, and also an…

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    Is the Rover Curiosity A Possible Solution? The idea of a human mission to planet Mars has been capturing the attention of everybody. It has manifested itself in cinema, art, and literature. In order for this to happen scientist have to determine if Mars can support life. On November 26, 2011 NASA launched a robotic space probe mission to Mars, called “Mars Science Laboratory”. This mission successfully landed Curiosity rover in Mars on August 6, 2012 (Space). The objectives of this mission…

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    isolation, and gravity are only a handful of what astronauts have to deal with on their missions through space and walking among other planets. While it is an exciting thought that humanity may be living on another planet, such as Mars, one day, it may not be as easy as society thinks when we finally make it there. An experiment was done by NASA to simulate what it would be like for a group of people to live on terrain similar to Mars (Cornet, 2015). “A major component of the…

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    Procedure: Why it is important: What equipment it is likely to relate to (examples): Knowledge of equipment Knowledge of the equipment in which is in the laboratory is very important, as the equipment in which needs any maintenance is then kept maintained. It is also important so you know the places in which equipment needs to go in and you know where to look for specific things. - Where the glassware is situated as it should all be grouped together to decrease chances of breakages or equipment…

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    Do we all have a time when teacher introduces a new method and by solving the questions only plugging numbers into the equation, and we feel we can easily handles this? I think everyone have this emotion during their learning careers, and many friends of mine also have this kind of this emotion. This feeling reminds me of a class, earth science 142. It talks about atmospheric chemistry, and which somehow connects to my major, chemistry. It is a small class, and I think the professor and I were…

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    The following is an assessment of Case 3.7, and the mentor/mentee interaction. The graduate advisor Ron Archer is a mentor for a predoctoral student named Gordon Polk. One day, Gordon approached Ron enthusiastically about his transformative findings of a enzyme’s properties. For the sake of credibility, Ron requested that Gordon redo the experiment. Later, Gordon reperformed the experiment, and returned to Ron with the same results. Before going forward with the findings due to their…

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