The Countdown

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Miniature Big Bang Created in Ultra-Cold Lab, and More – The Countdown, Episode 30


Cheng Chin of the University of Chicago stands in front of his ultra-cold vacuum chamber. (Credit: The University of Chicago)

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Earth life 'may have come from Mars' (BBC News)

Maybe Mars Seeded Earth's Life, Maybe It Didn't (Scientific American Blog Network)

China Plans Its First Unmanned Moon Landing This Year (New York Times)

China to launch lunar probe for landing mission (Xinhua)

NASA Data Reveals Mega-Canyon under Greenland Ice Sheet (NASA)

Space Station Astronauts to Test 3-D Printing in Microgravity (Scientific American)

From Cosmology to Cold Atoms: Observation of Sakharov Oscillations in a Quenched Atomic Superfluid [Preview] (Science)

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