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A manned mission to Mars would require global cooperation. (Getty Images)

Scientists: Manned Mars Mission Possible By 2030s

Conference of scientists envisions manned missions to Mars two decades from now.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that's close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Scientists Find First Earth-Size Planet With Rocky Core

Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that’s close in size and content to Earth — an astronomical first.

CBS Tampa–10/30/2013

Two weeks in space can cause long-term damage to an astronaut's eyes. (Getty Images)

Study: Time In Space Is A Risk To Astronauts’ Eyes

New research shows that long-term damage to an astronauts eyes may happen in as little as two weeks.

CBS Tampa–10/26/2013

File photo of Asteroid 2103 TV135. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Large Asteroid Just Missed Earth In Sept., Coming Back In 2032

Scientists say a large asteroid came near to Earth in September and will return in 2032.

10/19/2013

Astronomers say this asteroid could hit Earth on March 16th, 2880. (JPL/NASA)

Asteroid Could Be On Collision Course With Earth…In 2880

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – If some astronomers are right, humans might go the way of the dinosaurs in 866 years. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory say an asteroid over half-a-mile wide could be […]

CBS Tampa–10/12/2013

The planet Venus appears close to the crescent Moon as Jupiter (R) appears nearby during a rare planetary alignment on December 1, 2008.  (credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Study: Life-Sustaining Planets May Exist Beyond Our Solar System

According to a recent study, scientist say planets in a solar system over 100 light years from Earth can sustain life.

10/12/2013

New readings from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity show that the Martian surface has almost no trace of methane – a sign that the planet likely doesn't support living microbes. (Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech via Getty Images)

Study: Mars Has Too Little Methane To Support Life

New readings from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity show that the Martian surface has almost no trace of methane – a sign that the planet likely doesn’t support living microbes.

09/22/2013

File photo. (/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Claim To have Found Proof of Alien Life

After harvesting strange organisms from space, a team of British scientists claim to have found proof of alien life.

09/21/2013

There are nearly three billion years remaining for life on Earth, but humans will succumb to the soaring heat of the Sun far sooner.  (Space Station. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Life On Earth Likely For Another 3 Billion Years, But Not For Humans

There are nearly three billion years remaining for life on Earth, but humans will succumb to the soaring heat of the Sun far sooner.

CBS Tampa–09/19/2013

Orbits of "Potentially Hazardous Asteroids." (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA Releases Map Of Over 1,400 ‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroids’ For Earth

There’s no need to send Bruce Willis or Ben Affleck into space just yet – NASA released a new map showing the orbits of all known “Potentially Hazardous Asteroids.”

08/15/2013

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