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Image courtesy of NASA No Wheels? No Legs? No Problem: 3 Rolly Rover Designs

If you want to explore the terrain of Mars, or the surface of a foreign moon or asteroid, you need to know what you’re getting into. Destinations like these are bathed in lethal radiation, with no breathable atmosphere, likely in

Courtesy of Michael Lentz/NASA Goddard Conceptual Image Lab Did Mars Once Look Like This?

Want to see about 4 billion years of planetary evolution squeezed into less than two minutes? Take a look at this new simulation from NASA: The music is cheesy, but otherwise the video is thought-provoking and even a little scary—on

Courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems Swarm on Mars

In our video about space exploration, we talked about rovers, robots, probes and all manner of inorganic space explorers. One idea that didn’t make it into the final video was actually one of my favorites: swarm explorers. Wheeled rovers like

exp-4-470x275 Space Is Trying to Kill Us: Further Reading

Your intrepid Fw:Thinking crew was thrilled to embark on space exploration research this week – albeit from the safety of Earth’s nominally deadly environs. In the process, we e-stumbled across some fascinating resources that we wanted to share: NASA has

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

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Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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