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APOD: 2014 November 11 - Orion in Gas, Dust, and Stars

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: The constellation of Orion holds much more than three stars in a row. A deep exposure shows everything from dark nebulae to star clusters, all embedded in an extended patch of gaseous ...

Phys.Org Mobile: Magnetic fields on solar-type stars

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phys.org - Most techniques used to observe stellar magnetism rely on indirect proxies of the field, for example on characteristics of the radiation emitted by atoms. Surveys using these proxies have found cle...

APOD: 2009 November 27 - The Jets of NGC 1097

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Enigmatic spiral galaxy NGC 1097 lies about 45 million light-years away in the southern constellation Fornax. The small companion galaxy, just below and left of center, that seems to b...

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

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universetoday.com - When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our own, but where things work or happened differently....

Kepler’s Weirdest Exoplanets

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universetoday.com - Captain Kirk has nothing on the “strange new worlds” the Kepler space telescope has found. NASA’s planet-probing orbiting observatory launched its quest to find more Earths four years ago this week...

APOD: 2012 December 16 - MWC 922: The Red Square Nebula

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: What could cause a nebula to appear square? No one is quite sure. The hot star system known as MWC 922, however, appears to be embedded in a nebula with just such a shape. The above im...

Da Vinci - Mars Design: The Space Elevator to Mars - Descent At Dusk

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davinci-marsdesign.blogspot.com - About 40 hours of work on this massive photomanipulation, made in high definition. I first built a 3D model (in Blender) of the whole area thanks to NASA topographic data (MGS MOLA), set the correc...

Niume | Circle: QI Space - Science

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niume.com - A Quantum Leap through the Universe of Space, Time and Science, any Quite Interesting Space Science article, photos you would like to share, feel free - we would love to see them

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niume.com - The Eyes through NASA A collection of this year's best photos taken by different satellites, courtesy of NASA.

APOD: 2012 July 14 - AR1520: Islands in the Photosphere

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Awash in a sea of plasma and anchored in magnetic fields, sunspots are planet-sized, dark islands in the solar photosphere, the bright surface of the Sun. Dark because they are slightl...

Comet water: Rosetta finds comets less likely to be source of Earths water.

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slate.com - Making things more complicated, some asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter have water on them, and it appears to have an Earth-like D/H ratio. But we think they have so little water t...

Space Coast Living - Daily Two Cents

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dailytwocents.com - The Space Coast is Brevard County, Florida and it is called that because it is home to the Kennedy Space Center and all that takes place there. Many of the businesses located throughout the county ...

Twinkle, Twinkle New-Born Starsu201449

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cfa.harvard.edu - Stars are born in dense, cool clouds of molecular gas and dust. When the local density is high enough, the matter can gravitationally collapse to form a new star, a so-called young stellar object (...

New Galactic Supercluster Map Shows Milky Way's 'Heavenly' Home

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space.com - A new cosmic map is giving scientists an unprecedented look at the boundaries for the giant supercluster that is home to Earth's own Milky Way galaxy and many others. Scientists even have a name fo...

The Future of Space Launch is Near

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justatinker.com - This wasteful and costly method of getting payloads to space could be about to change in the near future. The California-based company Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, has finally reveale...

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niume.com - The 13 most important Numbers in the Universe Here is a list of a group of numbers that have some sort of cosmic relevance. These numbers play a defining role in explaining our existence, and defin...

comet landing - Historic comet landing - Pictures - CBS News

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cbsnews.com - An artist's impression of the European Space Agency (ESA) probe Rosetta with Mars in the background. The European comet-chasing spacecraft is set for a nail-biting close encounter Nov. 12, 2014 wit...

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niume.com - What Mars would look like if it still water Kevin Gill, a software engineer living in New Hampshire, modeled the Mars terrain in an open-source learning program of his own creation, jDem846, and th...

Diamonds in Gold Country: California Meteorite Reveals Asteroid Secrets

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space.com - A meteorite that crashed down in California's gold country is showing off treasures of a different sort: small diamonds that could tell scientists more about the insides of asteroids. The Sutter's ...

APOD: 2009 December 29 - Rigel and the Witch Head Nebula

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble -- maybe Macbeth should have consulted the Witch Head Nebula. This suggestively shaped reflection nebula on the lower le...

The Case For Past Life On Mars: Revisiting The Fossil Outcrop at Eagle Crater, page 1

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abovetopsecret.com - A recently released image from NASA's photo journal (link) inspired me to once again review some of the more noteworthy rover images we've acquired up to now in order to compare them to similar fos...

Supernova Seen In Two Lights - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

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spitzer.caltech.edu - The destructive results of a mighty supernova explosion reveal themselves in a delicate blend of infrared and X-ray light, as seen in this image from NASAs Spitzer Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray...

Are Habitable Binary Planets Possible? : Discovery News

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news.discovery.com - As we seek out planets orbiting stars inside their habitable zones, astronomical techniques are becoming so sophisticated that, one day, we may be able to probe the atmosphere of a distant exo-Eart...

4 things NASA can teach you about a good night's sleep - The Week

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theweek.com - They have to. Their bodies are cut off from many of the normal external cues that remind us what time it is. In orbit they can experience a dozen sunrises and sunsets a day which makes their circad...

With An Eye To Mars, NASA is Testing its Astronaut Twins | Science

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smithsonianmag.com - When Scott Kelly completes his year at the International Space Station in 2016, it will be the longest stint that any American has spent in orbit. It’s a privilege, he says, to be “the first U.S. c...

APOD: 2010 November 25 - Stardust in Aries

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: This composition in stardust covers almost 2 degrees on the sky, close to the border of the zodiacal constellation Aries and the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy. At the lower right of th...

APOD: 2010 November 26 - Flame Nebula Close-Up

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Of course, the Flame Nebula is not on fire. Also known as NGC 2024, the nebula's suggestive reddish color is due to the glow of hydrogen atoms at the edge of the giant Orion molecular ...

NASA Receives $18 Billion in Omnibus Spending Bill

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spacenews.com - WASHINGTON — NASA will receive $18 billion for 2015, more than a half a billion dollars above the Obama administration’s original request, under the terms of an omnibus spending bill released late ...

Mysterious X-Ray Signal Could Reveal Dark Matter : Discovery News

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news.discovery.com - Astronomers may finally have detected a signal of dark matter, the mysterious and elusive stuff thought to make up most of the material universe. While poring over data collected by the European Sp...

The Amazing Milky Way by Hanoch Hemmerich / 500px

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500px.com - The Milky way was so clear and sharp I could even see colors with my naked eyes. The shot is taken just in the moment of the first rays from the moon illuminated the foreground making it visible at...

Astounding shots from the sharpest new satellite in space (pictures) - CNET

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cnet.com - In August, commercial satellite operator DigitalGlobe launched its Worldview-3 (WV3) satellite, which is capable of capturing photos sharp enough to let viewers identify objects on the ground that ...

APOD: 2009 November 10 - Saturn After Equinox

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: The other side of Saturn's ring plane is now directly illuminated by the Sun. For the previous 15 years, the southern side of Saturn and its rings were directly illuminated, but since ...

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niume.com - Biggest Black holes ever found. University of California, Berkeley, astronomers have discovered the largest black holes to date ‑- two monsters with masses equivalent to 10 billion suns that are th...

Proton-M - Yamal-401 Launch - Spaceflight101 Live

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spaceflight101live.com - Home Live Event Launch Calendar Archive Spaceflight101 NASA TV HDEV Live Yamal 401 Launch Launch Vehicle: Proton-M - Briz-M Launch Date: December 15, 2014 Launch Time: 0:16:00 UTC Launch Site: 81/2...

Picture perfect proof that Mars once had wet seasons › News in Science (ABC Science)

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abc.net.au - Monday, 15 December 2014 StarStuff image of the week, by Stuart Gary ABC StarStuff photo of the week It looks like a freeze dried desert now, but this image taken by the Mars Curiosity rover is pro...

Exploring Space With Voyager 1 - video playlist

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curiosity.com - When we think about the rockets and satellites we send into space, we often think about their journey through the universe and relish in the information they send back to Earth. But that's just it:...

NASA reveals stunning image of galaxies colliding - SlashGear

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slashgear.com - NASA has revealed its own "festive lights", and they come from two galaxies that were imaged colliding together. Both NGC 2207 and IC 2163, located approximately 130 million light years from our pl...

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

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news.nationalgeographic.com - Photograph by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Happy birthday, Hubble. Astronomers snapped this image—released on March 17—of the Monkey Head Nebula in honor of the famous space...

What's Your Mars? Astronaut Abby TEDx Talk [Video]

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astronautabby.com - Here it is! My TEDx talk from October 25, 2013! I am so excited to share it with you! I hope you will watch it and if you are inspired by it share it with your friends. When TEDx Tampa Bay contacte...

Mitsubishi Space Star - Neue Positionen Mitsubishi Autos.

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autos-markt.com - Mitsubishi SpaceStar 1.6 Comfort, 9644/370, 172000 km, ez. 14.12.2001, 72 kW/98 PS, 1584 cm³. ABS, SRS 4x, HU-AU 01/15, 3 Hand , 5 Gang geht schwer rein, Auspuff lässt Geräusche muss erneuern oder...

Orion splashes down

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gizmag.com - Another chapter in the history of spaceflight was written today at 8:29am PST, as the EFT-1 mission ended with the splashdown of the Orion capsule in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Baja Califor...

DNews: Is There a Universe That Mirrors Our Own? : Discovery News

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news.discovery.com - How Fast Are We All Hurtling Through the Universe? What Would Happen to a Body Exposed to Outer Space? What's the Military's Not-So-Secret Shuttle Doing? dnews: how did they build the pyramids? wit...

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niume.com - White Holes For anybody like me, who has a passion for cosmology and mysteries of the Cosmos, you will love this concept I cam across which I never heard of before. In general relativity, a white h...

NASA Will Pay You To Lie In Bed - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - If you have the stamina to lie in bed for 70 days straight, NASA will pay you $18,000 — no joke. It's actually called the "Bed Rest Studies — The Exercise Study (CFT 70)." They say the study is "de...

The Fastest Stars in the Universe May Approach Light Speed

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wired.com - Our sun orbits the Milky Way’s center at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple million miles per hour. Could there be stars mo...

Rock ejected from Mars has carbon of biological origin, study claims

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dailymail.co.uk - In the search for life on Mars, landers, rovers and spacecraft have been sent to the red planet to ascertain if it was once, or still is, habitable. But evidence for such life might now have been f...

Why Cubesats are Revolutionizing the Space Industry

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diyspaceexploration.com - Cubesats are now making many things possible. They also help improve existing technologies to fill gaps in information. They also make it possible for many people to take part in the space revoluti...

Best view yet of merging galaxies in distant universe -- ScienceDaily

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sciencedaily.com - To make this observation, the team also enlisted the help of a gravitational lens, a galaxy-size magnifying glass, to reveal otherwise invisible detail. These new studies of galaxy HATLAS J142935.3...

25 of the Most Interesting Photos of Earth From Space This Year

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wired.com - There are a lot of satellites surrounding our planet, observing and imaging its surface. But some of the sharpest, most capable among them belong to Digital Globe. Now, the company has released 25 ...

Classic PC Space Game Returns As A…Tabletop Game

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blackholenews.net - Freespace, the last of the great PC space shooters, is coming back. But as a tabletop miniatures wargame. Made by Chris Taylor, lead designer on the original Fallout. That's one hell of a combo. Th...