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21 January 2011

To send a human to Mars via conventional chemical engines means a journey of at least 6 months. However, there is a way to make it only 1 month.

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A computational process called ‘co-adding’ will help citizen-scientists study the galaxies captured by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be publishing as iSGTW for the foreseeable future.

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The motto of the Software Sustainability Institute is ‘Death to Decay.’ Find out why and how.

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