Tag Archives: Curiosity

The ‘Plutonium Problem’

Hello Readers!  Following the exciting news of the Chang’e 3 successfully landing on the moon, I thought I’d focus a little more on what is powering the little rover as it makes its way over the lunar surface. Chang’e 3 … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 07.06.13

Well we failed yet again! 2 weeks ago I promised that we’d get back on track with these weekly news updates, but we didn’t manage to find time to write anything last week – apologies once again. We have all … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 26.05.13

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Hello! First of all, we would like to apologise for not posting these weekly updates for the last few weeks. Things have been a little crazy in the lab with one very sick spectrometer, and we’ve been too busy playing … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 11.04.13

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Hello readers! Welcome to this week’s news round-up. We’ve had a very exciting week here in Manchester, including receiving a variety of new and interesting samples. Sadly, the spectrometers are still not working completely but we are several steps closer to getting … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up – 04.04.13

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Hello readers! We’re back from our Easter break now and eager to get on with work in the lab – We also have a lot to tell you about LPSC 2013! I hope you’ve had, or are having a great … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-Up 22.03.13

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Howdy readers!! now as the usually team for the weekly round up are busy in Houston, I’m going to continue the awesome work they’ve been doing… I hope 🙂 Houston Voyager has ‘left’ the Solar System!! Voyager-1 spacecraft (NASA) was … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 21.02.13

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This week has definitely not disappointed, both within the lab and outside of it there has been an incredible amount going on in the field of planetary science. Within the lab, after several months of slow progress making the necessary … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 07.02.13

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Welcome to this week’s News Round-up! We hope you’ve had a week that’s been as eventful as ours has. I for one am a step closer to having a working spectrometer- I’ll be writing more about that in the coming … Continue reading

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Weekly News Round-up 18.01.13

Hello readers! With the New Year you may notice a series of changes to the blog – we managed to draw in an outstanding 22,000 number of hits last year (Coincidentally, also the number of man-made objects being tracked by … Continue reading

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Staying Curious – Cool things to find?

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Hello Readers! I recently stumbled across a video on Youtube (see it here), you might have seen the post about it on the Facebook group or the Twitter feed. While the video is about the Curiosity rover, it got me thinking … Continue reading

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