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Washington, DC - Navy chaplains gathered with family and friends at the Old Post Chapel on Joint-Base Myer-Henderson Hall to pay tribute to the life and ministry of Rear Adm. Ross H. Trower, Tuesday.

Lava tubes large enough to house cities could be structurally stable on the moon, according to a theoretical study presented at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference on Tuesday.

A new study by a team of Cassini mission scientists led by the University of Colorado Boulder have found that microscopic grains of rock detected near Saturn imply hydrothermal activity is taking place within the moon Enceladus. The grains are the first clear indication of an icy moon having hydrothermal activity, in which seawater infiltrates and reacts with a rocky crust, emerging as a heated, mineral-laden solution.

As the nation’s headlines turn more and more to issues of tolerance - race, religion, free speech, same sex marriage - research by San Diego State University Psychology Professor Jean M. Twenge shows that Americans are actually more tolerant than ever before.

Following a successful launch, NASA’s four Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft are positioned in Earth’s orbit to begin the first space mission dedicated to the study of a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection. This process is thought to be the catalyst for some of the most powerful explosions in our solar system.