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Planets Take Virtual Shape on Earth with NASA Knowledge and Imagery

In a time of quarantines and online learning, guided strolls along the surface of Mars are especially appealing. These tours are possible with Access Mars, a free virtual reality experience of the Red Planet, with interactive landmarks and narration by a NASA scientist, using the Planetary Data System (PDS). PDS is a long-term archive of digital data products […]

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Planets Take Virtual Shape on Earth with NASA Knowledge and Imagery

In a time of quarantines and online learning, guided strolls along the surface of Mars are especially appealing. These tours are possible with Access Mars, a free virtual reality experience of the Red Planet, with interactive landmarks and narration by a NASA scientist, using the Planetary Data System (PDS). PDS is a long-term archive of digital data products […]

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Imagery reveals autism-related brain differences

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) debuts in childhood and is a neuropsychiatric condition characterised by limited communication and social skills and repetitive behaviour. A visualisation of the average serotonin transporter concentration in people with ASD, autism spectrum disorder (left) and people without ASD (right). Image credit: Max Andersson “Unfortunately, knowledge of brain physiology in autism is […]