60-Second Space

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Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

Leading science journalists provide a daily minute commentary on some of the most interesting developments in the world of astronomy and space exploration. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast Show more

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Bacteria Got an Early Fix on Nitrogen

Published Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0800

New evidence points to the evolution of the ability for bacteria to grab nitrogen from the atmosphere some 3.2 billion years ...

Stars Reveal Hidden Galaxy

Published Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:20:00 -0800

A dwarf galaxy near the Milky Way may consist of more dark matter than regular matter.* Clara Moskowitz reports

Space Science Budget Gets Small Lift

Published Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:20:00 -0800

NASA has to deal with the unexpected financial consequences of robotic missions that just keep going. Lee Billings reports

Long-Lost Lander Found on Mars

Published Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:45:00 -0800

New images from a NASA orbiter reveal Beagle 2’s final resting place. Lee Billings reports

Look Up to See Latest Comet Lovejoy

Published Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:39:00 -0800

Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy’s latest comet find is naked-eye visible in the southeast sky until January ...