SETI bioastro: Fw: Today on SPACE.com -- Monday, December 17, 2001

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From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4@msn.com)
Date: Mon Dec 17 2001 - 11:11:01 PST


Today in Science/Astronomy:

* Comet Orbiter and Lander Mate, Will Run Hot and Cold Tests
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solarsystem/rosetta_011217.html

A union made for heaven. The first spacecraft to attempt a soft-landing on the icy nucleus of a comet has been coupled to its "mother craft" -- a critical step toward their departure from Earth in January 2003.

* New Signs of Water on Mars Create Hope of Great Discovery
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solarsystem/odyssey_hydrogen_011214.html

The Mars Odyssey spacecraft has uncovered preliminary yet tantalizing evidence for water near the surface of Mars and away from the permanently frozen north polar ice cap.

* Voyage Inside the Sun
http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solarsystem/hidden_sun_011214.html

Scientists have peered beneath the surface of the Sun to discover how large areas of stormy regions form and grow and why sunspots sometimes go for a spin.


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