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 2018-07-18 13:20 

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Astronomers Poised to Detect Alien Planets with 10-Year Orbits...

To discover and confirm the presence of a planet around stars other than the Sun, astronomers wait until it has completed three orbits. However, this very effective technique has its drawbacks since it cannot confirm the presence of planets at......

 2018-07-18 12:34 

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Search for 'Planet X' Reveals 12 New Moons of Jupiter --"Including One Weirdo"...

"Jupiter just happened to be in the sky near the search fields where we were looking for extremely distant Solar System objects, so we were serendipitously able to look for new moons around Jupiter while at the same time looking......

 2018-07-17 17:12 

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"Virtual Twin" of a Previously Known Alien Planet Observed...

"We have found a gas-giant planet that is a virtual twin of a previously known planet, but it looks like the two objects formed in different ways," said Trent Dupuy, astronomer at the Gemini Observatory. Direct Wircam image of 2MASS......

 2018-07-16 17:53 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" --Earth's Viruses Predict the Pace of Global Climate Change...

"While we've learned a lot about ocean viruses in recent decades, we know next to nothing about soil viruses," said Matt Sullivan, a professor of microbiology at Ohio State. "This work's viruses are so novel that they have doubled the....

 2018-07-16 17:28 

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Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines --"Europa's Fossils to Signals from Extinct Alien Civilizations"...

"Geysers & Fossils" --NASA Does a Deep Dive on Europa's Global Ocean "We are Very Perplexed" --Gaia and Hubble Space-Telescope Findings May Reveal a 'New Physics of the Universe' Mystery Signal from the Dawn of the Universe --&...

 2018-07-15 14:04 

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Volcanic Epicenter of the Solar Systems --New Hotspot on Jupiter's Io, Site of the Monster Surt Volcano...

In February 2001 an eruption from the Surt volcano on the Jupiter-facing hemisphere of Io, the volcanic epi-center of our solar system, occurred with an estimated output of 78,000 Gigawatts. By comparison, the 1992 eruption of Mt Etna, Sicily, was......

 2018-07-14 18:03 

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NASA Zooms in on the Pillars of Creation --"Doomed By a Supernova Explosion 6,000 Years Ago"...

A new, striking image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope shows the intact dust towers of the spectacular star-forming region known as the Pillars of Creation, which is located in the southern portion of the Eagle Nebula,....

 2018-07-14 14:46 

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Earth's New Super Radio Telescope --"Fifty Times More Powerful Than Hubble or China's FAST"...

South Africa on Friday unveiled a super radio telescope, a first phase of what will be the world's largest telescope in a project to try to unravel the secrets of the universe. The 64-dish MeerKAT telescope in the remote and......

 2018-07-13 13:03 

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"Cosmic Messengers" --Mystery Sources Detected of Ghost Particles from the Most Extreme Environments in the Cosmos...

"A cosmic mystery of immense proportions, once seemingly on the verge of solution, has deepened and left astronomers and astrophysicists more baffled than ever. The crux ... is that the vast majority of the mass of the universe seems to... Related Sto...

 2018-07-12 16:16 

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"We are Very Perplexed" --Gaia and Hubble Space-Telescope Findings May Reveal a 'New Physics of the Universe'...

The combined new data from the Gaia and Hubble Space Telescope data are in serious conflict with the Cosmic Microwave Background data," said Planck team member George Efstathiou of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology in Cambridge. The results fuel the.....

 2018-07-12 14:40 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" --Our Planet's Deep Hidden Oceans --"Where Did All the Water Come From?"...

Water-bearing minerals reveal that Earth's mantle could hold more water than all its oceans. Researchers now ask: Where did it all come from? A couple hundred pebble-size diamonds, plucked from Brazilian mud, sit inside a safe at Northwestern Universi...

 2018-07-12 14:40 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" --Our Planet's Deep Hidden Oceans --"Where Did All the Water Come From?"...

Water-bearing minerals reveal that Earth's mantle could hold more water than all its oceans. Researchers now ask: Where did it all come from? A couple hundred pebble-size diamonds, plucked from Brazilian mud, sit inside a safe at Northwestern Universi...

 2018-07-12 13:22 

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Gravitational Waves from Black Hole-Neutron Star Binaries --"Unveiling the Origin of the Universe and Its Fate"...

"So far, people have focused on binary neutron stars as a way of measuring the Hubble constant with gravitational waves," says Salvatore Vitale, assistant professor of physics at MIT. "We've shown there is another type of gravitational wav...

 2018-07-11 16:55 

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"SuperGalaxy" --Will the Human or Alien Species Transform the Milky Way to Survive in an Ever-Expanding Universe?...

"A hyper-advanced civilization might raid other galaxies for stars to keep the Milky Way glowing for trillions of years. Over a period of billions of years our progeny could secure many trillions of stars that would have otherwise fallen victim......

 2018-07-11 14:18 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" --The Rise and Fall of Silicon Valley...

"In retrospect, perhaps that ever-expanding gap between Californian dreams and American realities led to the undoing of Silicon Valley. Its detachment from the lives and concerns of ordinary Americans can be seen today in the unhinged Twitter rants of...

 2018-07-11 13:10 

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Alien Planets Without Detectable Oxygen --"Could Be Teeming with Life"...

"You could be looking at a planet and not see any oxygen -- but it could be teeming with microbial life," says Matt Koehler at the University of Washington. "So, if you fail to detect oxygen in a planet's atmosphere,......

 2018-07-10 16:58 

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Mystery Signal from the Dawn of the Universe --"May Unveil a New Physics" (Today's Top Science News)...

"The stakes are high because if the signal is real, this experiment is worth two Nobel prizes," says astronomer Abraham Loeb of Harvard University. "One for being first to detect the 21 cm signal from the cosmic dawn and the......

 2018-07-10 16:24 

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"Missed the Cut" --Infrared Chemistry Scan Nixes Earth's Alien-Twin Candidate...

Last autumn, the world was excited by the discovery of an exoplanet called Ross 128 b, which is just 11 light years away from Earth. New work from a team led by Diogo Souto of Brazil's Observatrio Nacional and including......

 2018-07-10 13:10 

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"Ancient Scars" --Our Planet's Telltale Traces of Collisions With Dark Matter...

Minerals deep inside Earth might contain telltale traces of collisions with dark matter — the elusive stuff that researchers think makes up most of the matter in the Universe. Experiments designed to search for these traces could one day complement....

 2018-07-09 21:07 

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"The First Quasar?" Newly Discovered Object's Light has been Traveling 13 Billion of the Universe's 13.7 Billion Years...

A newly discovered quasar's light has been traveling nearly 13 billion of the universe's 13.7 billion years to reach us here in Earth. P352-15 is the first quasar with clear evidence of radio jets seen within the first billion years......

 2018-07-09 16:30 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" -- Melting Glaciers Abruptly Ended 1,000 Years of Global Warming...

"This abrupt climate change—known as the Younger Dryas—ended more than 1,000 years of warming," explains Lloyd Keigwin, an oceanographer at WHOI and lead author of the paper published online July 9, 2018, in the journal Nature Geoscien...

 2018-07-09 13:18 

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"Geysers & Fossils" --NASA Does a Deep Dive on Europa's Global Ocean...

"I know, I know," writes Caltech's Mike Brown, the Richard and Barbara Rosenberg Professor of Planetary Astronomy, who specializes in the discovery and study of bodies at the edge of the solar system. "We have all been instructed by Arthur...

 2018-07-09 10:00 

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Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines --"Kepler's Alien-Life Payload to Hunt for the Dark Photon"...

Alien Life Payload?" NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Downloads Exoplanet Science Data "We Have Absolutely No Idea What's Out There!" --On 'World UFO Day' Scientists Discuss a Taboo Subject "The Most Astonishing Galaxy in the Cosmo...

 2018-07-08 14:21 

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Earth's "First Contact" May be Ghost Signals from Long-Vanished ET Civilizations...

The human species has been transmitting radio waves for only about 80 years, so our radio waves cover less than 0.001 percent of the Milky Way. Electromagnetic signals (blue circles shown below) from alien civilizations will continue traveling through the...

 2018-07-07 17:20 

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"The Most Astonishing Galaxy in the Cosmos" --A Gigantic See-Through Blob With No Dark Matter (Today's Most Popular)...

This invisible, mysterious substance is by far the most dominant aspect of any galaxy. Finding a galaxy without any dark matter is completely unexpected; it challenges standard ideas of how galaxies work. There is no theory that predicts this type......

 2018-07-07 13:31 

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Today's "Planet Earth Report" --Trade Wars and the 'Law of Unintended Consequences'...

The Smoot-Hawley Tariff imposed by the U.S. in 1930 slapped 20 percent tariffs on 20,000 kinds of imported products mostly from Europe. It set off a wave of trade protectionism. Global trade fell by about two-thirds in four years during......

 2018-07-07 00:10 

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"Alien Life Payload?" NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Downloads Exoplanet Science Data...

Earlier this week, NASA's Kepler team received an indication that the spacecraft fuel tank is running very low. NASA has placed the spacecraft, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,750 exoplanets known to date, in a hibernation-like state in......

 2018-07-06 23:04 

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From the Farside --"British Intelligence Services Feared China or Russia May Acquire UFO Technology"...

"Even though they have been partly censored they can't conceal the fact the UK military were interested in capturing UFO technology - or what they coyly refer to as 'novel weapon technology',"; UFO expert and acted as curator for The......

 2018-07-06 22:24 

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EcoAlert --World's Heat Maps Reveal Persistent Record-Breaking Temperatures...

The University of Maine's Climate Reanalyzer reported cities across the Northern Hemisphere experencing exceptionally high heat this week, with records breaking in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Western Asia. Besides the long-term effects...

 2018-07-06 15:05 

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Blazingly Fast! --We've Upgraded "The Galaxy" to a Global Content Distribution Network...
 2018-07-06 14:29 

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NASA: "Ancient Global Ocean of Jupiter's Europa Spews Surface Fossils Millions of Years Old"...

In new NASA research, scientists Europa's global ocean as "fossil" ocean material because the bits of ocean trapped in Europa's ice shell spend many hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of years being carried to the surface. In other wo...

 2018-07-06 13:18 

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Jupiter's Moons Create a Wild Magic Show of Color and Shadows On Its Polar Auroras...

New images from NASA's Juno spacecraft show an unusual "footprint" of Jupiter's moons on their parent planet's aurorae. The data reveal that, rather than casting one "shadow" in Jupiter's aurorae, the moon Io - Jupiter'...

 2018-07-06 12:46 

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Strange Triple-Star System Unique in the Cosmos --"A Laboratory for Einstein's Theories"...

"This is a unique star system," said Ryan Lynch of the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia, and coauthor on the paper. "We don't know of any others quite like it. That makes it a one-of-a-kind laboratory for putting Einstein's......

 2018-07-04 14:36 

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Hunt Begins for the Dark Photon --5th Force of Nature: "The Portal Between the Visible and Hidden Universe"...

Physicists in Italy are about to start up a new experiment designed to hunt for hypothetical particles such as the "dark photon" and carriers of a possible fifth force of nature. "Dark Photons would provide a 'portal between the visible......

 2018-07-04 13:51 

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Milky Way Fireworks! --ESO's Gaia Satellite Unveils an Ancient Cataclysm that Created Our Galaxy...

An international team of astronomers propose that around 8 billion to 10 billion years ago, an unknown dwarf galaxy smashed into our own Milky Way. The dwarf did not survive the impact: It quickly fell apart, and the wreckage is......

 2018-07-03 16:11 

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"Unexpected" --Monster Planet Discovery: 'Largest in the Universe Nixes Existing Theories'...

A giant planet the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely discovered around a small star by an international collaboration of astronomers last fall is the largest planet compared to the size of its host star ever......

 2018-07-03 13:58 

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Today's Top Science News --"There's No Fixed Limit on Human Lifespan"...

There might be no natural limit to how long humans can live — at least not one yet in sight — contrary to the claims of some demographers and biologists, according to a statistical analysis published Thursday in Science1 on......

 2018-07-03 13:07 

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"From Dust to Dust" --Rare 'Species' of Interstellar Dust Common in Milky Way Detected in a Galaxy 11 Billion Light Years Away...

The dust in galaxies consists of small grains of carbon, silicon, iron, aluminium and other heavier elements. The Milky Way has a very high content of carbonaceous dust, which has been shown to be very rare in other galaxies. But......

 2018-07-02 21:42 

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Destruction of Ancient Planets --"The Origin of Asteroids and Meteorites"...

Most asteroids and meteorites originate from the splintering of a handful of minor planets formed during the infancy of our solar system, a new study shows. The study found at least 85 percent of 200,000 asteroids in the inner asteroid......

 2018-07-02 17:41 

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"We Have Absolutely No Idea What's Out There!" --On 'World UFO Day' Scientists Discuss a Taboo Subject...

Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if we are not alone and there is someone or something more powerful out there,......

 2018-07-02 16:36 

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Today's Planet Earth Report: "The Bitcoin Conspiracy" --Hidden Communities and a High-Concentration of Wealth Between a Few People...

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be analysed because every transaction is traceable. This means that they are an attractive system for physicists to study. In a paper published in EPJ B, Leonardo Ermann from the National Commission for Atomic Energy in.....

 2018-07-02 15:27 

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Last Week's Top Space & Science News --"AI Unveils New Laws of Nature to Alien Ocean Worlds"...

The Alien Observatory: NASA --"A Single Pixel of Light Can Unveil a Habitable World" "It Appeared Out of Nowhere" --Colossal Explosion 200 Light Years from Earth 100 Times Brighter than a Supernova Alien Ocean Worlds--"There May be Lif...

 2018-07-02 14:59 

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ESO Captures First Image Ever of the Dust-Shrouded Birth of a Planet...

The new-born planet stands out very clearly in the new observations, visible as a bright point to the right of the blackened center of the image above. It is located roughly three billion kilometres from the central star, roughly equivalent......

 2018-07-01 13:21 

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Alien Brains --"May Package Reality in a Fashion that We Can't Conceive"...

"A manifestly artificial signal even a message as boring as a set of prime numbers or the digits of pi would convey the momentous message that intelligence wasn't unique to the Earth and had evolved elsewhere. And it......

 2018-06-30 12:40 

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"Time Capsule" --Google Earth Reveals a Hidden Rainforest Atop an Africa Mountain...

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a......

 2018-06-29 12:53 

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The Alien Observatory: NASA --"A Single Pixel of Light Can Unveil a Habitable World"...

An exciting new study analyzed a data set containing single-pixel images taken multiple times per day, in 10 wavelengths, over an extended period. Despite the fact that the entire exoplanet had been reduced to a single point of light, the......

 2018-06-29 12:24 

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A New Kepler "Earth" Discovered 500 Light-Years Away...

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology provides new clues indicating that an exoplanet 500 light-years away is much like Earth. Kepler-186f is the first identified Earth-sized planet outside the solar system orbiting a star in the habitable....

 2018-06-28 15:34 

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Webb Space Telescope --Hubble's Heir Delayed, Yet Again! NASA's Head Explains (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)...

"It hasn't been good," Jim Bridenstine, the NASA's administrator, recently told The Atlantic's Marina Koren about the work of the contractor, Northrop Grumman. "They know that. NASA knows that. But we're gonna get it worked out...

 2018-06-28 13:08 

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"It Just Appeared Out of Nowhere" --Colossal Explosion 200 Light Years from Earth 100 Times Brighter than a Supernova...

"I've never seen anything like this before in the local universe," said astrophysicist Stephen Smartt, part of the ATLAS team at the Keck Observatory in Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Astronomers with More than a dozen telescopes from all over the world.....

 2018-06-28 12:42 

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"Blown Away By Enceladus" --'Now We've found Complex Organic Molecules From Its Global Ocean'...

"Now we've found organic molecules with masses above 200 atomic mass units," said said SwRI's Dr. Christopher Glein, a space scientist specializing in extraterrestrial chemical oceanography. "That's over ten times heavier than meth...

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