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Layered Outcrops in Gusev Crater

Layered Outcrops in Gusev Crater

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit collected data on morphology, composition, and mineralogy of a rock nicknamed "Tetl" using the microscopic imager, the alpha particle X-ray spectrometer, ...

Mexico's 'Volcano Of Fire' Rumbles

Mexico's 'Volcano Of Fire' Rumbles

The mountain, known as the "Volcano of Fire" to local residents, rumbled throughout much of the day Thursday. Eruptions have been a daily occurrence at Colima since the volcano became active on Sept. 29.