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Gliese 581 g Tops List of 5 Potentially Habitable Exoplanets

Gliese 581 g shot to the top of a list put out by researchers at the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo’s Planetary Habitability Laboratory (PHL) after a new study marshaled support for its long-debated existence...

July 25, 2012 — Mike Wall and SPACE.com

Failed Russian Mars Probe Crashes into Pacific Ocean

Although it can be tough for observers in the West to vet such claims from the Russians, fears that Phobos-Grunt's fall would cause dangerous chemicals to rain from the sky are probably unfounded, experts say...

January 15, 2012 — Mike Wall and SPACE.com

The Most Memorable Spaceflight Stories of 2011

Here's a rundown of the top 11 spaceflight stories of 2011, from the last mission of NASA's venerable space shuttle program to China's first-ever docking of two spaceships in Earth orbit...

December 22, 2011 — Mike Wall
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