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Science Brief: Can We Live on Mars? MOXIE Brings Us One Step Closer to Finding Out!

By Aida El-Hajjar, age 11 On April 20, NASA used the experimental MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-Situation Resource Utilization Experiment) instrument aboard the Perseverance robot for the first time. NASA’s MOXIE instrument demonstrated that oxygen can be created on Mars, making it more livable for humans.  Around 95% of Mars’ atmosphere is made up of carbon …

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Science Brief: New Ozzy Dino Discovery Breaks Record

By Amelie Kokolios aged 10 and Siena Kokolios aged 8 Palaeontologists, scientists who study dinosaurs, have recently recognized a new species of dinosaur that’s the largest in Australia and one of the largest in the world. Australotitan cooperensis, nicknamed Cooper, was a plant eater, and was found near Cooper Creek in Queensland. It’s taken 14 …

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