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Is E.T. Artificially Encoding Stellar Pulsars?...
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A new paper considers the possibility that advanced aliens might use pulsars for communication.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:28 UTC
Dawn finds possible ancient ocean remnants at Ceres...
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Minerals containing water are widespread on Ceres, suggesting the dwarf planet may have had a global ocean in the past. What became of that ocean? Could Ceres still have liquid today? Two new studies from NASA's Dawn mission shed light on these questi
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
NASA Says Dwarf Planet Ceres Likely Harbors Salty Mud...
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Dawn spacecraft in orbit around Ceres detects what researchers say is likely briny mud under its frozen surface.
By ceres on 2017-10-27 17:26 UTC
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
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
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
  "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
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
Three Possible Super-Earths Discovered Around Nearby Sun-Like Star...
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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...
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(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...
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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
"Alien Air" --Proposed NASA Mission to Probe 1000 Exoplanet Atmospheres (VIDEO)...
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One of NASA’s proposed missions, known as the Fast INfrared Exoplanet Spectroscopy Survey Explorer (FINESSE), could greatly improve our understanding of extrasolar worlds. If selected for development, the spacecraft will investigate at least 500 exoplanet
By rjx32 on 2017-09-06 00:43 UTC
'Star Trek' actor Shatner sends message to Voyager...
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NASA announced the winner Tuesday of a contest to send a message to the Voyager spacecraft which launched 40 years ago on a historic mission to explore the outer planets.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-06 00:43 UTC
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