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Asteroid Redirect Mission

A future spacecraft will abscond with a boulder from an asteroid, illustrated here, and return it to lunar orbit where it will await a human rendezvous, NASA announced March 25.

Maelstrom of Gas

POSSIBLE PLANET NURSERY  A turbulent maelstrom of gas, seen in this radio image from the Very Large Array, swirls around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. In those swirls, astronomers think they have found budding solar systems.

Curiosity rover

MARS FERTILIZER  The rover Curiosity has discovered “fixed” nitrogen, a biochemically important form of the element also found in fertilizer on Earth.

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