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Nasas Mars probe spots evidence of ancient lake...
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Nasas Opportunity Mars rover is examining rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater that may once have been a lake of liquid water
By viper1 on 2017-06-26 13:28 UTC
NASA's CHESS Mission to Probe Interstellar Cloud...
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Space between distant stars is not empty. Instead, there drift vast clouds of neutral atoms and molecules, as well as charged plasma particles called the interstellar medium.
By viper1 on 2017-06-26 13:27 UTC
Anonymous Hacktivist Group: NASA Is About To Announce Discovery Of Technologically Advanced Alien Life...
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The hacker collective Anonymous claims it has evidence that NASA is about to announce the discovery of intelligent and technologically advanced alien life. In a new message posted to their website, Anonymous claims that based on the evidence of a number o
By ceres on 2017-06-25 15:47 UTC
NASA Poised to Discover Alien Life --"We are On the Verge of Making One of the Most Profound Discoveries in History" (VIDEO/Weekend Feature)...
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“Taking into account all of the different activities and missions that are specifically searching for evidence of alien life, we are on the verge of making one of the most profound, unprecedented, discoveries in history,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate
By ceres on 2017-06-25 15:46 UTC
"Surprising Discovery" --NASA/Hubble: Massive Dead Galaxy Challenges Current Theories ...
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“This new insight may force us to rethink the whole cosmological context of how galaxies burn out early on and evolve into local elliptical-shaped galaxies," said study leader Sune Toft of the Dark Cosmology Center at the Niels Bohr Institute,...
By ceres on 2017-06-22 15:55 UTC
Astronomers Continue Search for Earth-Like Planets at Proxima Centauri and Other Stars...
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Astronomers will set the sights of the European Southern Observatorys (ESO) 3.6-metre telescope at La Silla on nearby stars Proxima Centauri, Barnard's Star and Ross 154.
By ceres on 2017-06-22 13:40 UTC
Unseen 'planetary mass object' signalled by warped Kuiper Belt...
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An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research on the orbits of minor planets to be published in the Astronomical Journal. This object would be different fromand much closer thanthe
By ceres on 2017-06-22 13:37 UTC
Nasa discovers 10 new planets 'rocky and raw' like Earth...
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Nasa has announced the discovery of 219 new planets outside our solar system. The figure includes 10 that are rocky and raw like Earth and which exist in their solar system's'Goldilocks zone', neither too close to their star, and therefore too
By ceres on 2017-06-19 17:15 UTC
Kepler finds 219 potential new worlds...
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NASA has announced the Kepler space telescope has identified 219 potential new exoplanet candidates and 10 could be habitable.
By ceres on 2017-06-19 16:00 UTC
More Alien Worlds! NASA to Announce New Exoplanet Finds Monday...
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NASA will announce the latest crop of planet discoveries from the Kepler Space Telescope during a briefing Monday morning (June 19)
By ceres on 2017-06-18 13:30 UTC
Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars...
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The billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX wants to make humanity a "multi-planetary species”
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:04 UTC
NASA Kepler Mission to Reveal New Planet Discoveries --Will Live Stream Monday, June 19th Conference...
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While the space agency has disclosed little information about the findings, the new results from the Kepler mission are said to be ‘the most complete and reliable accounting of distant worlds. Scientists from the Astrophysics Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, as well as the Search for
By ceres on 2017-06-14 17:56 UTC
Astroboffins solve the mystery of the 1977 'Wow!' signal...
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Good news, it's replicable. Bad news, no aliens The mystery of the "Wow!" signal, a radio return that was recorded from outer space in 1977, has finally been solved.…
By ceres on 2017-06-10 12:07 UTC
TRAPPIST-1 planets have an Earth-like composition, research suggests...
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According to new analysis, at least six of the seven exoplanets boast an Earth-like consistency and are likely composed mostly of dense rock.
By ceres on 2017-06-10 12:02 UTC
Some Astronomers Suggest: "A Strange, Unknown Supermassive Object May Exist At The Heart of Almost All Galaxies"...
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Supermassive black holes are thought to lie at the heart of almost all galaxies. But some theorists suggest that there's something else there instead—not a black hole, but an even stranger supermassive object that has somehow managed to avoid gravitat
By ceres on 2017-05-30 20:34 UTC
Nasa partner and Billionaire Robert Bigelow says he is 'absolute convinced' aliens are currently living on Earth...
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During an episode of 60 minutes Mr Bigelow began to talk about his belief in aliens – and his claim that UFOs have come to Earth and extraterrestrials have an “existing presence” here.
By rjx32 on 2017-05-30 18:52 UTC
Astronomers discover 'super-Earth' planet orbiting nearby star...
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(Phys.org)European astronomers report the detection of a new extrasolar world several times more massive than Earth. The newly found exoplanet, classified as a so-called "super-Earth," is circling a nearby star designated GJ 625. The researchers detailed
By ceres on 2017-05-29 14:44 UTC
Scientists have confirmed that all seven planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system circle their star in a sort of gravitational lockstep with one another....
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Credit: NASAThe orbits of all seven Earth-size planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system are now known. Astronomers have nailed down the path of TRAPPIST-1h, the outermost planet in the system, finding that this world takes just under 19 Earth days to complet
By ceres on 2017-05-25 01:24 UTC
Humans May Have Accidentally Created a Radiation Shield Around Earth...
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NASA spends a lot of timeresearching the Earth and its surrounding space environment. One particular feature of interest arethe Van Allen belts, so much so that NASA built special probes...
By ceres on 2017-05-21 22:23 UTC
NASA Detects Artificial Barrier Around Earth, A Shield That Protects Planet From Solar Flares...
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NASA (National Space and Aeronautics Administration) has detected an artificial barrier a protective belt, as it were encircling the Earth in a defensive shield, scientists say. The ...
By ceres on 2017-05-21 22:14 UTC
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