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Nasa's New Horizons probe strikes distant gold...
New observations suggest America's Pluto probe will see more than one object on its next flyby.
By viper1 on 2017-12-13 03:05 UTC
Kepler Mission: NASA to Reveal AI Breakthrough Discovery...
NASA has called a press conference to reveal a breakthrough discovery from its alien-hunting Kepler telescope. The discovery was driven by Google’s machine-learning artificial intelligence software.
By ceres on 2017-12-12 02:18 UTC
Nasa announcement: What we know about the space agency's mysterious, major breakthrough...
Nasa is preparing for a huge announcement from its plant-hunting telescope. It has said only that it will brief the press on Thursday and that the discovery has been made by the Kepler space telescope. It also said that Google has been involved in the bre
By ceres on 2017-12-12 02:18 UTC
Two super-Earths around star K2-18...
New research using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has revealed that a little-known exoplanet called K2-18b could well be a scaled-up version of Earth.
By ceres on 2017-12-05 15:53 UTC
NASA raises possibility of life on Pluto, says the dwarf planet may be hiding a vast ocean...
Its been a rough couple of decades for Pluto. After over a decade of discussion about whether or not it should be considered a planet, the big ball of ice and rock was officially demoted in
By viper1 on 2017-12-04 19:15 UTC
Exoplanet Atmospheres Could Obscure Signs of Life...
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany created simulations of multiple nearby exoplanets that have the potential to support life, including Proxima b and TRAPPIST-1d. The post Exoplanet Atmospheres Could Obscure Signs of Life a
By ceres on 2017-12-04 15:40 UTC
Nasa have discovered a planet so unusual, it could rewrite the astronomy books...
WASP-18b has an atmosphere consisting of deadly carbon monoxide.
By ceres on 2017-12-01 15:46 UTC
New Possibly Habitable Exoplanet Found in the Depths of Space...
Astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have discovered a small exoplanet located approximately 11 light years away from the Solar system, which may sustain life.
By aphrodite on 2017-11-30 02:12 UTC
Oddly Behaving Blobs Beneath Earth's Surface Finally Explained...
The boundary between the Earth's outermost layer, the crust, and the underlying mantle is speckled with mysterious, blob-like regions that cause volcanic activity called ultralow-velocity zones. Scientists may have determined where they came from.
By ceres on 2017-11-28 16:57 UTC
"It Appears that Dark Energy May Not Actually Exist" --A New Assault on the Very Existence of this Unknown Phenomena...
Researchers have hypothesized that the universe contains "dark matter." They have also posited the existence of "dark energy." These two hypotheses account for the movement of stars in galaxies and for the accelerating expansion of the uni
By ceres on 2017-11-22 17:00 UTC
Astronomers reveal nearby stars that are among the oldest in our galaxy...
Astronomers have discovered some of the oldest stars in our Milky Way galaxy by determining their locations and velocities, according to a study led by scientists at Georgia State University.
By ceres on 2017-11-21 17:15 UTC
Bizarre Interstellar Asteroid Is Unlike Any Observed In Solar System...
The recently detected interstellar object that is now visiting our solar system is providing planetary scientists with their first close up view of an extrasolar asteroid.
By ceres on 2017-11-21 17:14 UTC
'Super-Earth' planet with very short orbital period discovered...
(Phys.org)—NASA's prolonged Kepler exoplanet-hunting mission, known as K2, has revealed the presence of another "super-Earth" alien world. The newly found planet, designated EPIC 246393474 b (or C12_3474 b), is more than five times more
By ceres on 2017-11-21 17:13 UTC
Was It a Good Idea to Beam Our Best Techno to an Alien World?...
In the year 2030, a powerful radio transmission originating from Earth will arrive at a potentially habitable exoplanet located approximately 12.4 light years away. Should any alien intelligence be there to receive it, theyre in for quite a treat: This bi
By viper1 on 2017-11-17 20:37 UTC
CRISPR patent wars highlight problem of granting broad intellectual property rights for tech that offers public benefits...
(Phys.org)—Duke University Law professor Arti Rai and bio-technology professor Robert Cook-Deegan with Arizona State University have stepped into the gene editing patent war with an Intellectual Property Policy Forum paper they have had published in
By viper1 on 2017-11-17 20:32 UTC
Scientists Have Discovered a New Planet Close to Earth. Here's Why It's So Exciting...
An Earth-like world around a nearby star. What's not to like?
By ceres on 2017-11-15 20:21 UTC
In Earth's Backyard: Newfound Alien Planet May Be Good Bet for Life...
A newfound exoplanet may be one of the best bets to host alien life ever discovered and it's right in Earth's backyard, cosmically speaking.
By ceres on 2017-11-15 20:20 UTC
This exoplanet could be a better candidate for life than Proxima b...
Ross 128 b stays a seasonable temperature year-round and avoids stellar blasts
By ceres on 2017-11-15 20:20 UTC
Chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War illness as unique disorders, brain chemistry study shows...
Researchers have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin -- chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI). In addition, the work supports a previous observation of two variants of G
By viper1 on 2017-11-10 17:48 UTC
Astronomers Look For Life On 'Generic' Exoplanet...
Proxima b could be a cosmic template.
By ceres on 2017-11-07 19:37 UTC
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