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US Navy vet who served on USS Nimitz recalls seeing '2-mile-wide UFO' over base...
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“If you could imagine a trash bag that’s two miles in diameter floating, translucent."
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 22:49 UTC
Astronomers Have a New Way to Spot Earth-Like Worlds With Atmospheres...
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A new method might tell scientists whether or not a rocky exoplanet—the kind of exoplanet most similar to Earth—has an atmosphere.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 05:47 UTC
Yes, Two Planets Can Both Share The Same Orbit...
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And one of our planets has the orbiting moons to prove it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-28 19:09 UTC
Space News: Astronomers Spot New Exoplanet Orbiting Distant Star...
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Astronomers from around the world just confirmed the existence of an entirely new planet. It was first spotted by NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) and then confirmed after ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-22 05:57 UTC
Earth-Like Planets with Giant 'Wrecking Ball' Neighbors Can Host Life After All...
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A giant planet wildly careening around a star may not prevent an Earth-size planet from staying in a stable orbit friendly to life as we know it, a new study finds.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-20 17:29 UTC
Photos show evidence of life on Mars, Ohio entomologist says...
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As scientists scramble to determine whether there is life on Mars, Ohio University Professor Emeritus William Romoser's research shows that we already have the evidence, courtesy of photographs from various Mars rovers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-19 20:24 UTC
Mercury will be visible gliding across the face of the sun on Monday, Nov. 11...
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Brenda Culbertson, local NASA ambassador, explains Monday's Mercury transit, which is when Mercury is visible as a small dot gliding across the face of the sun. This only happens about 13 tim...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-09 03:57 UTC
NASA's TESS spacecraft is finding hundreds of exoplanets and is poised to find thousands more...
This artist's impression shows a view of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the solar system. NASA/ESO/M. Kornmesser Within just 50 light-years from Earth, there are about 1,560 stars, likely orbited
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 23:04 UTC
TESS presents panorama of southern sky...
The glow of the Milky Way—our galaxy seen edgewise—arcs across a sea of stars in a new mosaic of the southern sky produced from a year of observations by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Constructed from 208 TESS images
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 23:01 UTC
Interstellar space even weirder than expected, NASA probe reveals...
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The spacecraft is just the second ever to venture beyond the boundary that separates us from the rest of the galaxy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-11-05 22:50 UTC
The center of the Milky Way exploded when ancient human ancestors walked the Earth...
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Around 3.5 million years ago, a gigantic energy flare punched out from the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radiation it released erupted in two energized cones that were so powerful, the impact was felt 200,000 light-years away.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-06 20:29 UTC
Warp Drive Is Theoretically Possible...
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Very, very theoretically. But still!
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-06 20:28 UTC
Giant exoplanet around tiny star challenges understanding of how planets form...
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An international team of researchers with participation from the University of Gttingen has discovered the first large gas giant orbiting a small star. The planet orbits the nearby red dwarf star GJ3512. This discovery challenges scientists' understan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-27 16:33 UTC
5G mobile service should start in Ukraine in 2020...
5G mobile service should start next year in Ukraine, according to a decree signed Friday by President Poroshenko, writes The decree sets a sch
By ukrainiantribune on 2019-09-16 17:48 UTC
Mysterious object from interstellar space 'approaching our solar system'...
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A MYSTERIOUS object from deep space is fizzing towards the Solar System and scientists have no idea what it is. Dubbed "C/2019 Q4", the high-speed body appears to be on a path originating from another star system that will see it fire past Mars in
By ceres on 2019-09-12 20:54 UTC
Water Vapor Detected in Atmosphere of an Alien World Nearly Twice the Size of Earth...
Scientists have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18 b.
By ceres on 2019-09-11 19:08 UTC
Alien alert: Scientist warns humans should NEVER make contact with ET - 'Risk too great'...
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HUMANS should avoid making contact with aliens, a scientist has warned, due to fears extraterrestrial life might wish us harm.
By ceres on 2019-09-04 18:10 UTC
Study shows some exoplanets may have greater variety of life than exists on Earth...
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A new study indicates that some exoplanets may have better conditions for life to thrive than Earth itself has. "This is a surprising conclusion," said lead researcher Dr. Stephanie Olson, "it shows us that conditions on some exoplanets with f
By ceres on 2019-09-02 03:58 UTC
China's Lunar Rover Has Found Something Weird on the Far Side of the Moon...
China's Chang'e-4 lunar rover has discovered an unusually colored, 'gel-like' substance during its exploration activities on the far side of the moon.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-31 04:32 UTC
Newfound Alien Planet Has a Bizarre Looping Orbit...
Astronomers have never seen a world quite like HR 5183 b before
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-28 20:15 UTC
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