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Researchers study the geological makeup of Kīlauea, a volcano in Hawaii, as part of planetary science research. (PHOTO CREDIT : NASA SSERVI RIS4E TEAM)

Stony Brook RIS4E team studies Hawaiian volcano for NASA project

Jasmine Blennau October 16, 2014
Stony Brook University has one of nine Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) teams that will help NASA study planetary science and space exploration over the next five years.
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Under the microscope: potential for former life on Mars

Mallory Locklear October 24, 2013
Are we alone in the universe? Some scientists are attempting to answer this question by exploring the closest planet most similar to Earth–Mars. There are two main ways of studying the surface of Mars. Rovers, like Opportunity and Curiosity, are currently operating on the planet. The other method is satellites. Dr. Deanne Rogers, assistant professor in the Geosciences Department at Stony Brook University, uses satellites to search for signs of past Martian life.
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