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 2021-04-22 18:22 

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"Dark-Matter Olympiad" First-Ever Map of the Milky Way's Outer Reaches Will Reveal Its True Nature...

"With the wake we have a brand new testing ground for theories of dark matter," wrote Harvard astrophysicist Rohan Naidu in an email to The Daily Galaxy about the first all-sky map of the outermost region of our galaxy, known as the galactic halo ...

 2021-04-22 17:30 

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Planet Earth Report "Closest Black Hole to Earth Detected to Russia's 'Cosmic' Religion"...

Check off another amazing few days on Planet Earth, with news stories ranging from the detection of the closest black hole to Earth to what might be one of the great scientific discoveries to Stephen Hawking' very scary warning. China Is Set to Launch...

 2021-04-21 15:30 

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"The Radio Species" Scientists Doubt 'Human Niche' Would Be Filled If We Go Extinct...

For what purpose did the human brain evolve is a question that has puzzled scientists for decades.In 2010 Colin Blakemore, an Oxford neurobiologist argued that a mutation in the brain of a single human being 200,000 years ago turned intellectually able pr...

 2021-04-21 14:00 

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Stephen Hawking's Great Question "Why Isn't the Milky Way Crawling With Mechanical or Biological Life?"...

"If the argument about the time scale for the appearance of life on Earth is correct", Stephen Hawking observed, echoing Enrico Fermi's infamous questionWhere is Everybody "there ought to be many other stars, whose planets have life on the...

 2021-04-20 17:16 

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Exoplanet Mystery "The Gas Giant That Should Not Exist"...

An exoplanet mystery has been imaged by a team of astronomers led by Dutch scientists of a giant planet orbiting at a large distance around a sun-like star. The planet in question is YSES 2b, located 360 light years from Earth in the direction of the sout...

 2021-04-20 14:00 

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"The Invisible Galaxy" 100 Million Black Holes Lurking in the Milky Way...

Astrophysicists have discovered a dozen black holes —"invisible one-way doors out of our universe" —gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, which in May, 2019 suddenly...

 2021-04-20 13:00 

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"Mountain of Mystery" — Mars' Mount Sharp Gale Crater...

"To me, Mars is the uncanny valley of Earth," said planetary geophysicist Kevin Lewis of Johns Hopkins University. "It's similar but was shaped by different processes. It feels so unnatural to our terrestrial experience." In a 2019 pap...

 2021-04-19 15:00 

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"First In, Last Out" A Dark Solution to the Fermi Paradox...

Some scientists have suggested that in our anxious search for the answer to the Fermi Paradox "are we alone in the cosmos"we're searching for intelligent, conscious, tool-making beings that have developed a language we're capable of unders...

 2021-04-19 14:12 

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Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines "Hidden Planets at Milky Way Center to Very Strange Stars"...

Astronomers Peer Through the Fog at Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole "Is It Emitting a Jet Angled Toward Earth?" "First Life-Bearing Planet in Our Solar System?" Spectral Analysis of Molecules in Atmosphere of Venus May Confirm Its ...

 2021-04-18 15:00 

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Planet Earth Report "Unexpected New Quantum Theory of Reality to an Earth-Trojan Alien Probe?"...

Another amazing week on Planet Earth, with news stories ranging from quantum computers are revealing an unexpected new theory of reality to James Benford's search for Extraterrestrial Artifacts to the 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex that lived during th...

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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"The Galaxy With One Star" A Profound Puzzle for Physics...

"If this monster was at the center of the Milky Way it would likely make life on Earth impossible with the huge amounts of x-rays emanating from it," said Christian Wolf, with the Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Astronomy a...

 2021-04-17 12:00 

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The Monster Black Hole at the Beginning of the Universe "Unseen Spinning Source of Creation"...

When the iconic black hole the size of our Solar System located at the center of the galaxy M87 was imaged in 2019, astronomers described it as witnessing the "gates of Hell and the end of spacetime." Fast forward to today, astronomers using three...

 2021-04-16 13:56 

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Astronomers Peer Through the Fog at Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole "Is It Emitting a Jet Angled toward Earth?"...

In 2019 astronomers lifted the veil on the monster black hole called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) at the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy. Using computer modelling, astronomers to simulated the material inside the thick cloud of plasma, dust and gas surrounding S...

 2021-04-15 16:00 

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"Dark Matter is a Mythical Beast" A Figment of Our Ignorance...

What if gravity is an illusion, a cosmic side effect of something else going on at deeper levels of reality? The classical theory of gravity is in dire need of new approaches, since it doesn't combine well with quantum physics. Both theories, crown je...

 2021-04-15 15:00 

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"Warping Spacetime to Explore Uncharted Realms" NASA Seeks Out Hidden Planets at Milky Way's Center...

Named after Nancy Roman, known as the "Mother of Hubble," NASA's Nancy Grace Roman Telescope will explore uncharted regions of the galaxy for exoplanets, focusing on star-systems toward the crowded, chaotic center of our Milky Way galaxy. Stud...

 2021-04-14 13:00 

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A New State of Matter "Black Hole Physics of Strange Metals"...

"Not only does God play dice but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen," said Stephen Hawking about the paradoxical physics of black Holes. Welcome to the bizarre quantum world of "strange metals" a new state of matter. Sha...

 2021-04-14 12:00 

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"Very Strange Stars" A Big Clue to the Source of Life in the Cosmos?...

"Without phosphorus there would be no thought," observed Jacob Moleschott a 19th-century physiologist and philosopher. Phosphorus is one of the six main elements that make up the human body and an essential element for life as we know it for the c...

 2021-04-13 14:00 

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"Worlds in Collision" 'Reawakening' Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole...

. "Beautiful as it is, our Universe is constantly evolving, often through violent events like the Milky Way's forthcoming collision with the Large Magellanic Cloud," said Carlos Frenk, Director of the Institute for Computational Cosmology at t...

 2021-04-12 18:53 

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"First Life-Bearing Planet in Our Solar System?" Spectral Analysis of Molecules in Atmosphere of Venus May Confirm Its Presence...

Recent research has revealed that Venus might have looked like Earth for three billion years, with vast oceans that could have been friendly to life leading to recent speculation that it may have been the first life-bearing planet. A conjecture spurred by...

 2021-04-12 16:10 

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Planet Earth Report "The Cosmic Chasm to the Mystery of Human Brain WiFi"...

It's been an amazing news week on Planet Earth, with stories ranging from our physics tells us almost nothing about the deepest riddles of the Universe to human consciousness could reside in the brain's electromagnetic field to the upcoming releas...

 2021-04-12 14:37 

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Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines NASA's "Epic" Ingenuity Helicopter to Milky Way's Ancient K Stars...

"Epic" NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Poised to Forever Change the Way We Explore Other Planets Milky Way's Ancient K Stars "The Best Bet for Planets With Life?" A Tiny Wobble Shakes the Foundations of Physics "An Inaccessible Rea...

 2021-04-11 15:00 

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The Great Unknown "Is Dark Energy New Exotic Matter or an ET Force Field?"...

Welcome to the biggest mystery in physics: one of the great known unknowns of the universe is the nature of dark energy, an antigravitaional force field making the universe expand faster. Current theories range from end-of-the universe scenarios to dark e...

 2021-04-10 16:52 

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"Epic" NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Poised to Forever Change the Way We Explore Other Planets...

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter is charging up its solar panels and spinning its blades in preparation to fly above the Martian surface. The 4-pound drone is set to lift off early on Monday in an atmosphere is just 1/100th as dense as Earth's, ri...

 2021-04-10 14:00 

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"The Death Star" Did It Eject Life Into the Solar System?...

Some 65 million years ago the greatest asteroid impact in a billion years may have sown life throughout the solar system, even as it ravaged life on Earth. Blasted debris escaped Earth's gravitational force forming irregular orbits around the sun, eve...

 2021-04-09 15:00 

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot "Could It Be a Way Station on the Long Road to Life?"...

Many scientists believe that it is, suggests Paul Davies, theoretical physicist at Arizona State University and director of the Beyond Center, in The Demon in the Machine. Davies suggests that the Great Red Spot is an example of a "dissipative structu...

 2021-04-09 14:23 

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Planet Earth Report "Myth of Stephen Hawking to a 'Perfect Storm' 14-Times Earth's Greatest Biological Catastrophe"...

"Planet Earth Report" provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalist about the discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species. The Myth of Stephen H...

 2021-04-09 11:00 

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Milky Way's Ancient K Stars "The Best Bet for Planets With Life?"...

"The Sun is 10 billion times brighter than an Earth-like planet around it, so that's a lot of light you have to suppress if you want to see an orbiting planet. A K star might be 'only' a billion times brighter than an Earth orbiting around...

 2021-04-08 15:30 

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A Tiny Wobble Shakes the Foundations of Physics...

Findings from a seminal experiment point to unknown forms of matter and energy vital to the nature and evolution of the Universe. The long-awaited first results from the Muon g-2 experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator...

 2021-04-08 14:00 

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"Phobos" Mars Strange 'Science-Fiction' Moon May Hold Clues to Ancient Life...

A mysterious vertical rock formation, akin to the monolith in Arthur C. Clarke's novel and Stanley Kubrick's film 2001: A Space Odyssey, towers above the surface of Mars' 17-mile-wide and deeply-grooved moon Phobos. The origin of the monolith ...

 2021-04-08 12:00 

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"Hyperion" A Titanic Relic From the Early Universe...

This structure, which the researchers nicknamed Hyperion, is the largest and most massive structure to be found so early in the formation of the universe. The enormous mass of the proto-supercluster is calculated to be more than one million billion times ...

 2021-04-07 14:00 

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"An Inaccessible Realm" A City-Sized Cosmic Object That's Essentially a Ginormous Atomic Nuclei...

Though astronomers and physicists have studied and marveled at neutron stars for decades where just a single sugar-cube worth of neutron-star material would weigh 100 million tons here on Earth, or about the same as the entire human population, many myste...

 2021-04-07 13:12 

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Alien Rain "A Key to Revealing the Ancient Climate on Planets like Mars and Potentially Habitable Exoplanets"...

"The insights we gain from thinking about raindrops and clouds in diverse environments are key to understanding exoplanet habitability," said Robin Wordsworth, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the Harvard John A. Pau...

 2021-04-07 12:00 

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"I Couldn't Believe My Eyes"A Strange Signal from One of the Largest Objects in the Cosmos...

"I couldn't believe my eyes," said Esra Bulbul of the Harvard Center for Astrophysics in July of 2014 of a still unfolding story about a strange signal that appeared not to come from any known type of matter detected in the x-ray spectrum in t...

 2021-04-06 14:00 

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Strange Lightness of Dark Matter "It May Be Older Than the Big Bang"...

"We do not know what dark matter is, but if it has anything to do with any scalar particles, it may be older than the Big Bang," says astrophysicist Tommi Tenkanen at the Johns Hopkins University, who was not part of a 2019 University of Tokyo stu...

 2021-04-06 13:00 

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Stephen Hawking's Warning "Treating AI as Science Fiction Would Potentially Be Our Worst Mistake Ever"...

"We should plan ahead," warned physicist Stephen Hawking who died March, 2018, and was buried next to Isaac Newton. "If a superior alien civilization sent us a text message saying, 'We'll arrive in a few decades,' would we just rep...

 2021-04-05 17:08 

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Carbon, Backbone of Life on Earth Survived Vast Journeys from Cold, Dark Molecular Clouds in the Interstellar Medium...

Can all life as we know it be traced back to the interstellar medium (ISM). This March 2021, Michael McCarthy, an astrochemist and Acting Deputy Director of Harvard Center for Astrophysics (CfA) commented about the discovery of a vast, previously unknown ...

 2021-04-05 13:53 

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Last Week's Top 5 Space & Science Headlines "Beyond the Cosmos to Unknown Forces of the Dark Universe"...

Beyond the Cosmos "Worlds Utterly Unlike Anything We Can Imagine" "Something Unknown and Unseen" Vast Dark-Matter Object Is Making Nearby Stars Vanish "It's Just Weird" Andromeda's Ring of Dwarf Galaxies Suggests We're ...

 2021-04-05 12:00 

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"Artificial Intelligence is Billions of Years Old"...

While the scientific community debates Harvard astrophysicist Avi Loeb's bold conjecture that our solar system has been visited by an advanced extraterrestrial civilization, philosopher Susan Schneider, who holds the Baruch Blumberg Chair, Library of ...

 2021-04-04 12:00 

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"Gargantua" The Object That Could Swallow Our Solar System...

"Researchers argue that it's of utmost importance to unravel the nature of black holes, lest we someday begin to worship them," said Harvard astrophysicist, Eric Chaisson. In April 2019 an event took place that was as epic as the Apollo 11 lan...

 2021-04-03 12:00 

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The Shape-Shifting Cosmos "Huge Clue to the Nature of the Ultimate Truth"...

"Paleontologists infer the existence of dinosaurs to give a rational accounting of strange patterns of bones. We look at patterns in space today, and we infer a cosmological history in order to explain them," said Nima Arkani-Hamed, a physicist an...

 2021-04-02 16:01 

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Planet Earth Report "The Black Hole at the Edge of Our Solar System to Blocking the Sun to Save Earth"...

s about the extraordinary "Planet Earth Report" provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalist about the discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human spec...

 2021-04-02 14:00 

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"It's Just Weird" Andromeda's Ring of Dwarf Galaxies Suggests We're Missing Something...

A string of 13 dwarf galaxies have been found in orbit around the massive galaxy Andromeda, spread across a flat plane more than one million light years wide and only 30,000 light years thick. They appear to be moving in synchronicity with each other. The...

 2021-04-02 12:00 

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"Is There Life There, HAL?" In a Visionary Step, NASA Plans to Install Artificial Intelligence Systems on Probes of Distant Planets...

In Space Odyssey 2001, HAL 9000, the Heuristically Programmed Algorithmic Computer, consigned the crew commander to his death by refusing to open the pod bay doors. Leaping forward to June, 2020, NASA announced a visionary step: that intelligent computer ...

 2021-04-02 12:00 

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"Truly Incredible" Our 95% Dark Universe May Be Powered by Unknown Magnetic Forces...

"Honestly, our discovery may just be a coincidence. But if it isn't, it is truly incredible. It would change our understanding of the universe's composition and why it is expanding at an ever-increasing rate," says Steen Harle Hansen, an a...

 2021-04-01 14:34 

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"Something Unknown and Unseen" Vast Dark-Matter Object Is Making Nearby Stars Vanish...

Something unknown and unseen — a suspected population of 'dark matter sub-halos' — has been destroying the stars in the enormous tidal tail of the nearest star cluster to our sun, reports the ESA. This thin, elongated region of stars a...

 2021-04-01 13:00 

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"The Ocean Galaxy" Many of Milky Way's 4,000 Known Exoplanets May Be Water Worlds...

"Plumes of water erupt from Europa and Enceladus, so we can tell that these bodies have subsurface oceans beneath their ice shells, and they have energy that drives the plumes, which are two requirements for life as we know it," says Lynnae Quick,...

 2021-04-01 12:00 

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Very Strange Crater Lake on Mars "No Evidence of the Source of the Water"...

Among the many mysteries of Mars, perhaps the most challenging is what happened to the Red Planet's water. It once was wet and fertile. "It's now bone dry," said Cosmos host, Neil deGrasse Tyson, "Something bad happened on Mars. I want...

 2021-04-01 11:00 

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"The Galaxy Report" Opt-In for Our Free Weekly Newsletter...

Your free twice-weekly fix of stories of space and science a random journey from Planet Earth through the Cosmos that has the capacity to provide clues to our existence and add a much needed cosmic perspective in our Anthropocene epoch. Yes, Sign Me Up fo...

 2021-04-01 10:00 

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Very Strange Crater Lake on Mars "No Evidence of the Source of the Water"...

Among the many mysteries of Mars, perhaps the most challenging is what happened to the Red Planet's water. It once was wet and fertile. "It's now bone dry," said Cosmos host, Neil deGrasse Tyson, "Something bad happened on Mars. I want...

 2021-03-31 12:00 

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"Life Beyond Our Universe?" The Eerie Implications of Infinite Space...

"If space is truly infinite," observes Dan Hooper, head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Group at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, in At the Edge of Time, "the implications are staggering. Within an infinite expanse of space, it would...

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