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Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?...
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It would be silly to think we completely understand our universe, given how small the Earth is compared to the vastness of the cosmos. But from here on our tiny planet, it appears that much of the universe is missing. And I'm not just talking about da
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-20 17:14 UTC
How Did a Chlorine Gas Cloud Form Over a Public Pool?...
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35 people were exposed to gaseous chlorine while swimming in a neighborhood pool in San Jose.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-17 06:05 UTC
Researchers discover a system with three Earth-sized planets...
Astronomers have discovered two new planetary systems, one of them hosting three planets with the same size of the Earth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-10 23:21 UTC
New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:37 UTC
Organic matter found on Mars, Nasa reveals in major announcement...
Nasa's Curiosity rover has found organic matter preserved on Mars, in a discovery that could suggest it was once home to life.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:36 UTC
NASA news conference: When is NASA's major Mars Curiosity Rover announcement?...
NASA is expected to unveil a monumental Mars Curiosity Rover discovery this afternoon and the world's scientific community is on edge. But what time will the US space agency's press announcement be held today? The exact details of the conference are under embargo but many speculate the rover may
By ceres on 2018-06-07 15:00 UTC
Antarctica's Largest Iceberg Is About to Die ... Near the Equator...
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Antarctica's iceberg B-15 will finally melt in the South Atlantic Ocean. Farewell, friend. It's been a crazy, 18-year ride.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 14:53 UTC
No Need for Planet Nine? Small Objects' Gravity Could Explain Weird Orbits...
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Small but rowdy space rocks pushing and jostling one another may have created the unusual orbits some astronomers cite as the signature of the hypothesized "Planet Nine," a new study suggests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-05 15:17 UTC
NASA has a plan to let humans soar above the clouds on Venus...
Proposed 'HAVOC' mission would send a blimp-like airship to Earth's nearest neighbor.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-05 15:15 UTC
Ancient Greenland was much warmer than previously thought...
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A tiny clue found in ancient sediment has unlocked big secrets about Greenland's past and future climate.
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
What Has NASA's Curiosity Found on Mars? We'll Find Out Thursday...
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently found something intriguing on Mars and the space agency will unveil the discovery to the public in a live webcast Thursday (June 7).
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
The Moons of Some Giant Alien Planets Could Host Life...
Researchers have identified more than 100 giant exoplanets that could have potentially life-hosting moons. The new analysis could change the way scientists search for life in the cosmos, study team members said.
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:26 UTC
A New Study Confirms Exoplanet WASP-127b Contains Multiple Metals And May Even Harbor Water...
A team of researchers from the Instituto de Astrofsica de Canarias (IAC) in Spain and the University of Cambridge have published a new study showing that Exoplanet WASP-127b is likely to hold multiple metals in its atmosphere as judged by its 'fingerp
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:25 UTC
Mars Cubesats Make History with Deep-Space Maneuver...
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Over the past week, NASA's tiny MarCO-A and MarCO-B spacecraft have been firing their onboard thrusters to refine their course toward Mars. No cubesat had ever performed such a "trajectory correction maneuver" before, agency officials said.
By ceres on 2018-06-04 15:23 UTC
NASA Will Launch a Probe to Study the Solar System's Protective Bubble in 2024...
A newly selected NASA mission should help scientists better understand the bubble that surrounds the solar system, agency officials said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-03 14:41 UTC
The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy? We Probably Found It Years Ago — But Don't Know It Yet...
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Earlier this year, astronomers stumbled upon a fascinating finding: Thousands of black holes likely exist near the center of our galaxy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-03 14:41 UTC
NASA Is About to Have Its Closest Encounter Ever with Dwarf Planet Ceres...
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A NASA spacecraft is about to get up close and personal with Ceres, a giant asteroid that also happens to be the only dwarf planet in the inner solar system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-02 15:01 UTC
These 121 Giant Planets May Have Habitable Moons...
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Searching for habitable exomoons will "greatly expand" the places we can look for life, a scientist says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-31 19:49 UTC
New Study Says Great Barrier Reef Has Come Close To Death Five Times In Last 30,000 Years...
Several reports and studies have gone into detail about how Australia's Great Barrier Reef is dying, as bleaching and warmer water temperatures continue to affect the system's corals. While a new study suggests that the reef had come close to dyin
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-31 19:49 UTC
Never-before-seen dunes on Pluto spotted in New Horizons images...
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Images from the New Horizons spacecraft reveal dunes on Pluto — but the sand-sized grains must have had an unusual boost to get moving.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-31 19:46 UTC
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