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Curious Kids: If an insect is flying in a car while it is moving, does the insect have to move at the same speed?

If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.

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Earth-Like Mud Cracks Found On Mars Confirm Ancient Lake Dried Up 3.5 Billion Years Ago

The mud cracks reveal fresh details about the ancient climate of Mars. In January 2017, NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover stumbled upon what looked like ancient mud cracks in the Martian soil inside ...

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NASA rover spots strange 'stick-like figures' on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover is eyeing a group of angular formations on Mars that stand out from the usual rocks.

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What Does Mars Smell Like?

There may be ways to recreate whiffs of the Red Planet here on Earth, scientists say.

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Mars - Mars rover Curiosity: Images from the Red Planet - Pictures - CBS News

Tracks from the first drives of NASA's Curiosity rover are visible in this image captured by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The rover is seen where the tracks...

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Why the Curiosity Rover is Forbidden From Collecting Water on Mars | Mental Floss

This past Monday, NASA announced that they’ve found definitive evidence of liquid water on Mars. The Curiosity rover is currently about 30 miles away from a location where NASA suspects water may flow. While obtaining a physical sample would revolutionize science, it’s forbidden by international law.

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Curiosity Rover Drills Into Mars Rock, Finds Water

From Yahoo News: NASA's Curiosity rover is continuing to help scientists piece together the mystery of how Mars lost its surface water over the course of billions of years.