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Curiosity Rover Uses Improvised Gravity Sensor To Explore Mystery of Mars Mountain

KJZZJanuary 31, 2019

"By comparing the density of the minerals, or the building blocks that make up the rocks in Gale Crater, using the gravity data, we can understand the conditions under which the rocks formed," said co-author Travis Gabriel, a doctoral candidate at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration. 

Moon craters reveal surprise rise in asteroid shrapnel pelting Earth

New Scientist January 17, 2019

“This work has some very interesting implications for the cause of this uptick in the cratering rate,” says Meenakshi Wadhwa at Arizona State University. It could indicate that one or more large asteroids in the asteroid belt broke up around that time, sending a rain of shrapnel towards the inner solar system, she says.

Is 'Rudolph' Racist? Viewing Old Art Through A Modern Lens

KJZZDecember 19, 2018

During this winter holiday season, maybe you’ve turned on the television or dialed up a subscriber service to catch one of the old classics — like "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

But some on social media are saying that Rudolph, in particular, has racist and bigoted elements and is out of step with our current sensibilities.

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