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This week in space: NASA fact-checks the Enterprise, Curiosity controls its own laser, and Ceres’ mysterious remodeling

This week in space: NASA fact-checks the Enterprise, Curiosity controls its own laser, and Ceres’ mysterious remodeling Here’s what happened this week, in case you missed it the first time around.A remote update gave the Curiosity rover’s AI control over which rocks to vaporize with its on-board laser.

Cold, mysterious, and also sad: this week in space

Cold, mysterious, and also sad: this week in space Navy, [he] left his mark on the history of exploration by flying three times in space, twice to the moon.In this case, the wave may form as the lower atmosphere flows over mountains on Venus’ surface.

Hot idea: NASA is close to making a computer than can survive on Venus

Hot idea: NASA is close to making a computer than can survive on Venus One day, mankind will jump into spaceships and explore the solar system, and eventually the galaxy and beyond.And most of the places we want to explore are rather hard on the computers that enable those machines to function.

NASA develops new hell-resistant electronics for a mission to Venus

NASA develops new hell-resistant electronics for a mission to Venus It’s hard to think of Venus without thinking of that story, because it captures something essential about Earth’s “evil twin.Bradbury knew Venus would be an awful place to live, but he didn’t know how punishing conditions on Venus actually are.

Stephen Hawking is wrong about runaway greenhouse on Earth and here's why

Stephen Hawking is wrong about runaway greenhouse on Earth and here's why president Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement may lead to runaway global warming, eventually turning Earth's atmosphere into something resembling Venus.In the book, Hansen argues that if we burn all reserves of oil, gas and coal "there is a substantial chance we will initiate the runaway greenhouse".