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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
Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Planet K2-229b Could Reveal How Mercury Was Created...
The planet is likely the densest Earth-sized planet ever found.
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:46 UTC
'Something just passed over us': Pilots report encounter with UFO over Arizona...
One of the pilots said the object had a
By ceres on 2018-03-27 18:14 UTC
FAA Audio: Perplexed Pilots Report UFO Sighting Above New Mexico, Arizona Desert...
The pilots of at least three separate aircraft encountered an unidentified flying object above southern Arizona and New Mexico last month.
By ceres on 2018-03-27 18:14 UTC
NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope to 2020...
The launch of NASA's next great space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, to no earlier than May 2020, nearly a year later than previously planned, the space agency announced Tuesday (March 27).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 17:42 UTC
The Milky Way Appears to be Swarming With Venus-Like Exoplanets --"May Hold the Secret of Earth's Fate"...
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Without figuring out why Venus and Earth evolved differently, we have no hope of predicting all the beautifully bizarre planets that will no doubt be discovered. We may also learn something about the fate of our own planet. That is...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 03:33 UTC
World's largest collection of ocean garbage is now twice the size of Texas...
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of floating trash halfway between Hawaii and California, has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, or twice the size of Texas.
By viper1 on 2018-03-22 15:16 UTC
US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space Station...
A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully from a launch facility in Kazakhstan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 23:50 UTC
One of the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries: Scientists Close to Turning Light Into Matter --"Recreating the 1st 100 Seconds of the Universe"...
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"If we can demonstrate it now, we would be recreating a process that was important in the first 100 seconds of the universe and that is also seen in gamma ray bursts, which are the biggest explosions in the universe...
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:47 UTC
A Star Grazed Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago, and Early Humans Likely Saw It...
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Some distant objects in our solar system bear the gravitational imprint of a small star's close flyby 70,000 years ago, a new study suggests.
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:46 UTC
In 1986, scientists found a fuel-producing bacterium at the bottom of a Swiss lake. Now, they know how it works...
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New finding could jump-start efforts to produce fuels with microbes
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:46 UTC
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