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Amanda Kooser


Albuquerque, NM, United States

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Recent articles by Amanda:

Billionaire's SpaceX Moon Mission Picks Steve Aoki, 'Everyday Astronaut' for Starship Flight

The guy behind the dearMoon mission has chosen artists to fly around the moon. → Read More

Science Shows How Flushing a Public Toilet Blasts Pathogens Everywhere

We always suspected flushing a public toilet was disgusting. → Read More

76-Million-Year-Old Fossil Reveals How Armored Dinosaurs Used Their Sledgehammer Tails

Spiky ankylosaurs didn't just fight off T. rex with their impressive armaments. → Read More

NASA's Mars Helicopter Flies High, Sets Altitude Record

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a freakin' helicopter on Mars making history. → Read More

NASA Mars Rover Snags 'Hodgepodge of Martian Minerals' Sample

Perseverance gets to play in the sand. → Read More

NASA Orion Captures View That Looks Like 'Apollo 13' Movie Poster

Artemis I delivers another stunning portrait of the spacecraft, moon and Earth -- and this one might look familiar. → Read More

Remains of the Last Tasmanian Tiger Rediscovered in Museum

The thylacine died many decades ago in captivity, but its story will be told anew. → Read More

Scientist Proposes Building a 50 Acre 'Forest Bubble' on Mars

The "extraterrestrial nature reserve" would support species of value if humans were to colonize the red planet. → Read More

Scientist Proposes 'Extraterrestrial Nature Reserve' on Mars

Call it a forest in a bubble. → Read More

NASA Hopes Mars Rock Sample Might Contain Droplet of Ancient Water

Let's get this Martian rock back to Earth and take a closer look. → Read More

Watch Sharks 'Walk' on the Seafloor to Get Snacks

Nurse sharks have some creative feeding strategies. → Read More

Massive Meteorite Hid Two Minerals Never Before Seen on Earth

Please give an official science welcome to elaliite and elkinstantonite. → Read More

Extremely Rare White Bald Eagle Captured on Video Looking Majestic

The bird was sighted in Oklahoma. → Read More

Mauna Loa Volcano Eruption: Satellites Capture Striking Views From Space

It last spewed ash in 1984. → Read More

New 3D Map of Mars' North Pole Reveals Buried Canyon

A radar-generated view teases out geologic secrets from below the surface of Mars. → Read More

See Space Views of Mauna Loa Volcano Erupting for First Time Since 1984

It last spewed ash in 1984. → Read More

TSA 'Shocked' to Find Cat Stowed Away in Checked Bag

And the airport security photo is completely nuts. → Read More

Here's the NASA Artemis I Earth Rise Video We've Been Waiting For

Good morning, Earth shine. The moon says hello. → Read More

NASA's Orion Snaps Spectacular Selfie Before Completing First Moon Flyby

The Artemis I moon mission delivered some glamour shots prior to zipping past the moon. → Read More

See Aurora and Shooting Stars Team Up for Glorious Celestial Two-Fer

Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska shares an awe-inspiring video of a celestial fireworks show. → Read More