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Danielson Crater on Mars
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This image shows sedimentary rock and sand within Danielson Crater, an impact crater about 42 miles or 67 kilometers in diameter, located in the southwest Arabia Terra region of Mars.
Photo of scientist Heather Lynch in front of a colony of penguins
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Heather Lynch Receives Young Scientist Award for Tracking Antarctica Penguins with Satellites

Heather Lynch is one of three scientists receiving the 2019 Blavatnick National Awards for Young Scientists for her unique synthesis of cutting-edge statistics, mathematical models, satellite...

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