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New Attachment Allows Ground-Based Telescopes To View Exoplanets With Precision...
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have come up with an inexpensive telescope attachment that allows for unprecedented precision in observing exoplanets on ground-based telescopes. According to Science Daily, the Penn State astronomers teame
By ceres on 2017-10-11 14:52 UTC
Being unaware of memory loss predicts Alzheimer's disease, new study shows...
While memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer's disease, its presence doesn't mean a person will develop dementia. A new study has found a clinically useful way to predict who won't develop Alzheimer's disease, based on patients' awareness of their m
By earlybird on 2017-10-11 04:33 UTC
Bright light therapy at midday helped patients with bipolar depression...
Daily exposure to bright white light at midday significantly decreased symptoms of depression and increased functioning in people with bipolar disorder, a recent study found. More than 68 percent of patients who received midday bright light achieved a nor
By earlybird on 2017-10-11 04:33 UTC
New NASA Study Shows Moon Once Had an Atmosphere...
A new study shows that an atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, 3 to 4 billion years ago.
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:40 UTC
New Clues Emerge for the Existence of Planet 9...
In their latest study concerning Planet 9 , astronomers Brown and Batygin offer the first single and coherent description that accounts for all of the evidence...
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:39 UTC
3,200-Year-Old Stone Inscription Tells of Trojan Prince, Sea People...
The massive stone inscription is written in an ancient language called Luwian that just a few scholars can read and it describes the rise of a powerful kingdom called Mira.
By ceres on 2017-10-07 15:02 UTC
Chinas physics-defying EmDrive could allow journey to Mars in weeks ...
A mysterious propulsion system that defies physics may be close to reality in China, where scientists say they have finished work on the EmDrive. Much sought after by space agencies, the system could potentially allow for travel to Mars in weeks.
By ceres on 2017-10-04 17:34 UTC
  "Found Near Young Sun-Like Stars" --Organic Compound Freon-40 Created By Biological Processes on Earth...
"Finding the organohalogen Freon-40 near these young, Sun-like stars was surprising," said Edith Fayolle, a researcher with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the USA, and lead author of the new paper.
By ceres on 2017-10-03 16:06 UTC
3-D Analysis Offers New Info On Martian Climate Change, Age of Polar Caps...
3-D subsurface radar volumes are revealing new information about the polar regions of Mars.
By ceres on 2017-09-27 15:43 UTC
Help scientists search for aliens with a customized exoplanet telescope...
As part of the PLANETS Foundation, a team of scientists has taken to Kickstarter to fund a revolutionary exoplanet telescope that's designed specifically to search for nearby planets and scan them for signs of life. The post Help scientists search for ali
By ceres on 2017-09-27 15:43 UTC
Experimental nerve-stimulation therapy partially revives man in long-term vegetative state but experts urge caution...
There may be alternative explanations, some scientists say
By ceres on 2017-09-25 17:28 UTC
New evidence that the highest energy cosmic rays come from beyond our galaxy...
But sources of the particles from space still arent nailed down
By ceres on 2017-09-22 15:30 UTC
Alien-hunters crowdsource for all-seeing telescope to probe Proxima b ...
An international team of professors, astrophysicists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and scientists are attempting to crowdfund a revolutionary telescope to examine the surface of distant exoplanets in nearby solar systems.
By ceres on 2017-09-22 15:29 UTC
Strange Pitch-Black Exoplanet Observed by Hubble Space Telescope...
Astronomers have discovered that the well-studied, egg-shaped exoplanet WASP-12b reflects almost no light, making it appear essentially pitch black. This discovery sheds new light on the atmospheric composition of the planet and also refutes previous hypo
By viper1 on 2017-09-14 20:29 UTC
Hydrogen power moves a step closer...
Physicists at Lancaster University are developing methods of creating renewable fuel from water using quantum technology.
By viper1 on 2017-09-14 20:28 UTC
Three Possible Super-Earths Discovered Around Nearby Sun-Like Star...
A recent study involving data collected by the K2 mission has revealed three possible Super-Earths around a nearby Sun-like star. The post Three Possible Super-Earths Discovered Around Nearby Sun-Like Star appeared first on Universe Today.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-14 00:47 UTC
Three 'super-Earth' exoplanets orbiting nearby star discovered...
(Phys.org)NASA's prolonged Kepler mission, known as K2, has made another significant discovery, revealing the existence of three new exoplanets. The newly found alien worlds circle the nearby star GJ 9827 and were classified as "super-Earths." The finding
By ceres on 2017-09-13 17:13 UTC
Stephen Hawking thinks humans will settle on other planets within 100 years...
The most likely candidate for colonisation will be the planet Proxima b which is around 4 light years away.
By ceres on 2017-09-12 16:04 UTC
Are backyard eggs really that dangerous?...
With an increase in salmonella cases this year, health officials are pointing the finger at hobby farmers, which isn't entirely fair.
By viper1 on 2017-09-12 15:42 UTC
Researchers find 'internal clock' within live human cells...
A team of scientists has revealed an internal clock within live human cells, a finding that creates new opportunities for understanding the building blocks of life and the onset of disease.
By aphrodite on 2017-09-12 04:11 UTC
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