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"Countdown!" TESS Satellite's Search for Alien Worlds --WATCH Tomorrow April 15 NASA's Pre-Launch Press Conference...
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The countdown is on! The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to lift off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday, April 16, at 6:32 p.m. EDT. The space probe will study star systems that...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-15 06:20 UTC
Today's Top Space Headline --Scientists Ask: "Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?"...
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"By asking about civilizations lost in deep time, we're also asking about the possibility for universal rules guiding the evolution of all biospheres in all their creative potential, including the emergence of civilizations. Even without pickup-dr
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-15 06:20 UTC
Scientists Edit Thousands of Genes at Once With Upgraded CRISPR...
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When the gene-editing technology CRISPR first made a splash back in 2012, it foretold a future in which curing diseases might simply involve snipping out problematic bits of genetic code. Of course, innovation is rarely so straightforward. As incredible a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-11 18:28 UTC
NASA video flies you above the moon in 4K...
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NASA wants to fly you to the moon in 4K. The space agency just released a new video showing off high-resolution imagery gathered by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, tasked with exploring the moon from above. The five-minute video shows off various sites
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-10 17:18 UTC
Physicists explore a safe alternative to X-ray security scanners...
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A team of physicists at the University of Sussex are developing the science to create a safe and efficient 'paint' that can reveal, with terahertz (THz) radiation, the contents of luggage or objects hidden in clothing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-10 17:15 UTC
The closest exoplanet to Earth just got doused with deadly flares...
The astronomers write in a journal article preprint. "This suggests that life on Proxima b will have to undergo complex adaptations to survive, even if the planetary atmosphere survives the long-term impact of the stellar activity."
By ceres on 2018-04-10 17:11 UTC
Astronomers Just Found 72 Stellar Explosions, but Don't Know What's Causing Them...
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Using data from the Dark Energy Survey Supernova program, a team of astronomers recently found 72 supernovae, the largest number discovered to date The post Astronomers Just Found 72 Stellar Explosions, but Don't Know What's Causing Them appeared
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 20:27 UTC
'Space Alien' Mummy Spurs DNA Debate...
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The remains of a 6-inch-long mummy from Chile are not those of a space alien, according to recently reported research. These findings were supposed to end the controversy but they ignited a new one.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 07:03 UTC
Geoengineering: China To Make It Rain Over Area 3X Size Of Spain...
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But globalists claim weather modification practices a conspiracy theory.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 16:48 UTC
NASA's Next Exoplanet Hunter Will Seek Worlds Close to Home...
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is designed to spot planets orbiting nearby bright stars
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 17:26 UTC
Could There Be Life in the Cloudtops of Venus?...
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A new study by a team of international researchers shows how microbial life could exist in Venus' cloud tops, an idea suggested almost fifty years ago.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 17:25 UTC
Older adults grow just as many new brain cells as young people...
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Researchers show for the first time that healthy older men and women can generate just as many new brain cells as younger people.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 05:03 UTC
Huge crack in the ground in Africa could split the continent in two...
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A 50-foot deep crack in the earth has appeared Africa that some scientists say is a sign the continent will split in two.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:33 UTC
Astronomers discover a 'super-Earth' exoplanet orbiting a low-mass star...
Using microlensing method, an international team of astronomers has detected a new "super-Earth" alien world circling a low-mass star about five times less massive than our sun. The finding is detailed in a paper published March 28 on the arXiv pr
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 15:08 UTC
SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks...
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Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX would increase flight rate by 50 percent. It has.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 15:07 UTC
"Looking Back in Deep Time" --Astronomers Discover 4,000 Galaxies of the Infant Universe...
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Astronomers today announce one of the largest 3D maps of the infant Universe, in a presentation at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science in Liverpool. A team led by Dr David Sobral of Lancaster University made the chart...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 15:05 UTC
SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium satellites for NEXT constellation network...
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SpaceX launched a rocket carrying 10 Iridium satellites to orbit, its fifth in a series of eight launches contracted for the communications company as it builds its NEXT constellation network
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-31 21:06 UTC
Greenland Is Melting Faster Than Any Time in the Last 400 Years...
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And the melt of the massive ice sheet is only picking up speed
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 16:30 UTC
NASA resuming search for alien life, to launch probe for exoplanets on Apr 16...
TESS will launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 18:59 UTC
"Out-of-this-World" --NASA Ion-Powered Spacecraft Could Streak Through Milky Way At More Than 200,000 MPH...
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible," said sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. A one-way trip to Mars using conventional chemical rockets could take up to nine months. It's...
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:51 UTC
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