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Rare red lightning photographed from space News - The Weather Network

theweathernetwork.com - Sunday, August 30, 2015, 11:00 GMT - Earlier this month, scientists aboard the International Space Station (ISS) snapped two photos elusive sprites -- 'red lightning' that only lasts for a few mill...

How Do Stars Go Rogue?

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universetoday.com - Rogue stars are moving so quickly they’re leaving the Milky Way, and never coming back. How in the Universe could this happen? Stars are built with the lightest elements in the Universe, hydrogen a...

How SETI Will Understand Messages Broadcast by an Alien Intelligence

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io9.com - Imagine the day when we finally receive a signal from an extraterrestrial intelligence, only to find that there’s a message embedded within. Given that we don’t speak the same language, how could w...

Bright spots on Ceres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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en.wikipedia.org - Several bright surface features (also known as faculae) were discovered on the dwarf planet Ceres by the Dawn spacecraft in 2015. The brightest cluster of spots ("Spot 5") is located in an 80-kilom...

Are Martian Dust Storms Dangerous?

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universetoday.com - Just how dangerous are the terrifying dust storms that swarm Mars? Brave explorers trek across the red dunes of Mars when a dangerous dust storm blows in. In moments, our astronauts are blasted by ...

A Canadian company is planning to build a tower that's 20km high

independent.co.uk - The plans for a “space elevator” have been approved by the US patent office, which granted Ontario-based Thoth Technology the rights to a “pneumatically pressurised structure for location on a plan...

Private Space Stations Could Be a Reality by 2025

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space.com - SAN JOSE, California — There are strong prospects that commercial space stations will become a reality within the next 10 years if entrepreneurs and NASA can properly manage the tricky transition f...

India's 1st Mars Probe Captures Stunning 3D View of Huge Chasm

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space.com - India's first mission to Mars has captured a stunning new 3D view of a vast chasm, revealing gullies shaped by erosive forces on the Red Planet. The images, sent back by India's Mars Orbiter Missio...

The Gas Giant Jupiter

universetoday.com - Ever since the invention of the telescope four hundred years ago, astronomers have been fascinated by the gas giant known as Jupiter. Between it’s constant, swirling clouds, its many, many moons, a...

VOYAGER - A Sci-Fi Series Based On Events From A Near Future

kickstarter.com - So real, it will inspire your belief in sci-fi. It is also the first network-bound narrative TV series to welcome crowdsourcing and fan endorsement at the most strategic and determining stage of it...

NASA Fails To Fully Recover Kepler Telescope, Thinking New Mission

thetechjournal.com - International space agency NASA‘s space telescope Kepler has been hunting Earth-like planets in space since it reached there. Although NASA expected that Kepler would work fine until 2016, malfunct...

Chaos Tamed with New Math Definition : DNews

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news.discovery.com - It’s that point when a smooth river turns into a tumultuous swirl of white water, the tornado that unpredictably changes course on a dime or the wild interactions of three planets under one another...

Possibility of Alien Life is Greatest on Europa, Enceladus, & Ganymede

fromquarkstoquasars.com - “Life is not a miracle. It is a natural phenomenon, and can be expected to appear whenever there is a planet whose conditions duplicate those of the Earth.” Such were the words of Harold Urey, phys...

Planetary Resources Aims To Launch Its First Satellites In 2014

thetechjournal.com - Planetary Resources, formerly known as Arkyd Astronautics, is a billionaire-backed asteroid-mining company. Planetary Resources wants to mine asteroids for their sweet, sweet minerals and make a bu...

NASA concludes series of engine tests for next-gen rocket

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gudgets.com - NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has completed the first developmental test series on the engines that will power the US space agency’s next-generation mega rocket on mission...

NASA simulates Mars mission by locking up people in a tiny dome

engadget.com - A group of six people bade the rest of the world farewell on Friday to begin their year-long stay in a cramped dome on Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano. The French astrobiologist, German physicist and Am...

Top 10 Best Secretly Awesome Base Car Engines

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sportscars20.com - Yes! We have placed Subaru FA and FB motor engines on No.1 as they have taken over the majority of current vehicles in Subaru’s lineup very quickly, which as a matter of fact is a good news. The mo...

"A Billion Miles Beyond Pluto" -- NASA New Horizons to Probe Unexplored Kuiper Belt Objects

dailygalaxy.com - “Even as the New Horizon’s spacecraft speeds away from Pluto out into the Kuiper Belt, and the data from the exciting encounter with this new world is being streamed back to Earth, we are looking o...

NASA's Unmanned Voyages To Neptune, Uranus Could Be Only Major Deep Space Exploration After Pluto Mission

ibtimes.com - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is considering a new mission to Uranus and possibly Neptune after successfully flying by Pluto and, if all goes according to plan, the Europa moon orbiting Jupiter....

Did NASA just prove aliens exist? Some believe new Curiosity pictures show signs of life

latinospost.com - Conspiracy theories about Mars have been around as long as humans have been able to take still images of the planet. Websites like UFO Sighting Daily taut the possible of extraterrestrial life, pur...

Binary Black Hole at the Center of Closest Quasar

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rdmag.com - Considered some of the brightest objects in the universe, quasars are contained within active galaxies and powered by black holes billion times the mass of the sun. “Although light cannot escape fr...

Destination Mars: NASA Asks Where Astronauts Should Land

space.com - NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.   The space agenc...

Insane inflatable space elevator concept could lift astronauts 12 miles high

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space.com - Space enthusiasts and sci-fi fans, rejoice: The space elevator may be one step closer to reality. A Canadian space company was recently awarded a patent for a space elevator that would reach about ...

The Moon landing was a giant leap. The next leap is staying there. - Macleans.ca

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NASA and New Horizons team pick post-Pluto target ... and serve up an awesome video

universetoday.com - NASA and the science team behind the New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond have settled on the popular choice for the spacecraft’s next flyby: It’s 2014 MU69, an icy object a billion miles beyon...

More Evidence That Comets May Have Brought Life to Earth

universetoday.com - The idea of panspermia — that life on Earth originated from comets or asteroids bombarding our planet — is not new. But new research may have given the theory a boost. Scientists from Japan say the...

Part of A Rocket Engine Landed in This Guy's Living Room

gizmodo.com - Part of a rocket engine crashes through the roof of a house in northeast China’s Shanxi province early Friday morning. It appears to be a nozzle from the first stage engine of a Long March 4C rocke...

The wings of the butterfly - New Hubble image of the Twin Jet Nebula (Video) - DeepStuff.org

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deepstuff.org - The shimmering colours visible in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image show off the remarkable complexity of the Twin Jet Nebula. The new image highlights the nebula’s shells and its knots of...

L’ingegnere udinese che studia come tenere i satelliti nello spazio

messaggeroveneto.gelocal.it - UDINE. Suona l’organo e con la mente si proietta nello spazio. Lo fa per studiare un sistema in grado di consentire ai satelliti di rimanere in orbita più a lungo e per osservare altri pianeti. È l...

Has Stephen Hawking solved a huge black hole mystery?

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space.com - Stephen Hawking may have just solved one of the most vexing mysteries in physics — the "information paradox." Einstein's theory of general relativity predicts that the physical information about ma...

Buzz Aldrin Says Mars Is Not A Place For Tourists

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io9.com - The Second Man on the Moon was on Reddit yesterday doing an AMA. When asked what advice he'd like to give to Space X's Elon Musk, Aldrin's response was decidedly unsympathetic. Aldrin's appearance ...

Feathery filaments in Mon R2

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esa.int - Fierce flashes of light ripple through delicate tendrils of gas in this new image, from ESA’s Herschel space observatory, which shows the dramatic heart of a large and dense cosmic cloud known as M...

Earth Observation - special cases

spaceforscience.wordpress.com - After the introduction to Earth Observation by Satellite, we move on to look at some special cases. It is said, investigated and confirmed that we tend to react more strongly to news about some rap...

Gaia's first year of scientific observations

esa.int - Last Friday, 21 August, ESA’s billion-star surveyor, Gaia, completed its first year of science observations in its main survey mode. After launch on 19 December 2013 and a six-month long in-orbit c...

Full Moon Tonight Offers Sneak Preview of September Lunar Eclipse

space.com - A full moon will grace the sky tonight (Aug. 29), but it is only a dress rehearsal for next month, when the full moon will undergo a total lunar eclipse. Some Native American fishing tribes referre...

Why Aren't Aliens Calling Earth?

space.com - This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. We’ve been conditioned by television and movies t...

Due buchi neri supermassicci scoperti al centro del quasar più vicino alla Terra

aliveuniverse.today - La scoperta, pubblicata sulla rivista The Astrophysical Journal, suggerisce che questi sistemi binari potrebbero essere molto comuni nei nuclei galattici attivi essendo il risultato di violente fus...

Interstellar seeds could create oases of life | Space Leaks

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spaceleaks.com - New research by Harvard astrophysicists shows that if life can travel between the stars (a process called panspermia), it would spread in a characteristic pattern that we could potentially identify...

Space Marshals v1.2.4 | AndroidABA

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androidaba.altervista.org - Spazio Marshals è un sci-fi Wild West avventura che si svolgono nello spazio! Questo sparatutto top-down tattico ti mette nei panni di specialista Burton nella sua caccia ai latitanti pericolosi do...

Juno Spacecraft Sets On A Course Again For Jupiter After Suffering A Glitch

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thetechjournal.com - Juno is a NASA New Frontiers mission to the planet Jupiter. The space probe was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on August 5, 2011 and since then has been carrying out a series of orb...

Fall Science Preview: So Much Science is Headed Right for Us!

space.io9.com - ‘Tis the season for dwarf planets with an impending flood of Pluto flyby data and Dawn just about to point its spectrometer at the weird white spots on Ceres. Add in ocean floor explorations, a pai...

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

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joshworth.com - That was about 10 million km (6,213,710 mi) just now. We’ll be coming up on a new planet soon. Sit tight. It would take about seven months to travel this distance in a spaceship.  Better be some go...

Hygiene in orbit

rdhmag.com - The space program monitors the new heights for oral care Having spent more time on this planet than I care to admit, I have come to believe that truth is stranger than fiction. If someone had told ...

The Great Attractor: What It Is?

moptwo.com - There’s something out there so massive that it’s pulling on every object within hundreds of millions of light years, we call it the Great Attractor. This looks cool, show me more of this user’s pag...

Canadian firm patents inflatable space elevator

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gizmag.com - In space travel, the first step is always the most expensive, but why blast-off in a rocket if you can catch a ride on a space elevator? Canadian space firm Thoth Technology has received a US paten...

Warp speed a possibility, astrophysicist says

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abc.net.au - Long considered a staple of science fiction, high speed space travel between galaxies — or warp speed — may actually be possible, according to astrophysicist Professor Geraint Lewis. Professor Lewi...

For the 'space generation,' the sky is not the limit

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msnbc.com - In many ways, humankind’s journey to Mars begins in the classroom. Last month, as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft sent back the most vivid images we’ve ever seen of Pluto, a new generation of childr...

Booze arrives at International Space Station for out-of-this-world experiment

wtkr.com - A Japanese liquor company is boldly going where no distiller has gone before: outer space. A case of the hard stuff was part of Japan’s 10,000 pound cargo shipment that arrived Monday to the Intern...

Watching over us: image of the week

space.blog.gov.uk - Last month, (July 2015) Europe’s Copernicus programme released this fascinating image of a glacier in Greenland. Environmental information helps us understand how our planet is changing and the rol...

6 amazing sights from the space station

techcentral.co.za - The best views are seen from the Cupola, an observation deck module attached to the International Space Station in 2010 and comprising seven windows. Here are six of the amazing sights that you can...

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