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Hubble telescope spies an exoplanet that snows sunscreen...
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It's snowing sunscreen (hallelujah) on a giant exoplanet that gets way hot on one side and collects titanium oxide on the other.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:25 UTC
Astronomers Spot First-Ever Space Rock from Another Star...
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As it departs the inner solar system, scientists are racing to study the object before it fades from view
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:18 UTC
Sun-Like Star May Have Devoured 15 Alien Planets...
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A distant sun-like star may have devoured a dozen or more of its own Earth-size planets, new research shows.
By ceres on 2017-10-24 18:43 UTC
Well all get a great view of Uranus tonight, and we wont even need a telescope...
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Uranus is a pretty awe-inspiring sight. Its big, pale, and packed with gas, but we rarely get a chance to actually see it without the use of pricey instruments. Tonight is another story, and
By ceres on 2017-10-19 21:01 UTC
A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica...
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The gigantic, mysterious hole "is quite remarkable," atmospheric physicist Kent Moore, a professor at the University of Toronto's Mississauga campus, told me over the phone. "It looks like you just punched a hole in the ice."
By ceres on 2017-10-11 14:57 UTC
New Attachment Allows Ground-Based Telescopes To View Exoplanets With Precision...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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"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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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
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