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APOD: 2009 February 9 - Anemic Galaxy NGC 4921 at the Edge

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: How far away is spiral galaxy NGC 4921? Although presently estimated to be about 320 million light years distant, a more precise determination could be coupled with its known recession...

APOD: 2009 January 18 - Saturn's Hyperion: A Moon with Odd Craters

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: What lies at the bottom of Hyperion's strange craters? Nobody knows. To help find out, the robot Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn swooped past the sponge-textured moon in late 20...

Chandra :: Photo Album :: IYL 2015 :: January 22, 2015

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chandra.harvard.edu - The year of 2015 has been declared the International Year of Light (IYL) by the United Nations. Organizations, institutions, and individuals involved in the science and applications of light will b...

APOD: 2015 January 11 - Cataclysmic Dawn

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Will this dawn bring another nova? Such dilemmas might be pondered one day by future humans living on a planet orbiting a cataclysmic variable binary star system. Cataclysmic variables...

If Earth falls, will interstellar space travel be our salvation?

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theconversation.com - Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if hundreds of years from now. The recent movie Inter...

10 Amazing Facts About Black Holes

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universetoday.com - Imagine matter packed so densely that nothing can escape. Not a moon, not a planet and not even light. That’s what black holes are — a spot where gravity’s pull is huge, ending up being dangerous f...

Phys.Org Mobile: SOHO and Hinode offer new insight into solar eruptions

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phys.org - A journal paper in Nature magazine on Oct. 23, 2014, used data from NASA missions to present an example of how something called a magnetic flux rope builds up over time until it is so unstable that...

NASA - The Flame Nebula

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nasa.gov - The Flame Nebula sits on the eastern hip of Orion the Hunter, a constellation most easily visible in the northern hemisphere during winter evenings. This view of the nebula was taken by WISE, NASA'...

Niume | Circle: Space Exploration

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niume.com - Space Exploration Humanity's next step is the exploration of space. When you look up into space, you can't help but wonder "What's out there?". It inspires both awe and mystery. Got a view? Any new...

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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...

Montage

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nasa.gov - This montage of New Horizons images shows Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, and were taken during the spacecraft's Jupiter flyby in early 2007. The image of Jupiter is an infrared color composite 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 ...

NASA is testing an autonomous Martian helicopter

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theverge.com - Drones are everywhere these days. They're under Christmas trees. They're at the X-Games. They're even in Congress. And if NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has its way, they could be headed to Mars ...

Barns Are Painted Red Because of the Physics of Dying Stars | Smart News

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smithsonianmag.com - Have you ever noticed that almost every barn you have ever seen is red? There’s a reason for that, and it has to do with the chemistry of dying stars. Seriously. Yonatan Zunger is a Google employee...

Precious Gems on Mars: Opal - The Gems and Mineral Diva

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gemsandmineraldiva.com - Photo taken from this article by Universe Today Mars has several gems and minerals on it--all planets do, but when you think of gemstones from other planets you kinda feel awed. Playing around on t...

YOUTH QUILT/Lap Quilt/Baby Quilt/Bed Quilt/Space by twistedsticks

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etsy.com - YOUTH QUILT/Lap Quilt/Baby Quilt/Bed Quilt/Space Ship Quilt Your little astronaut will be delighted with this quilt I aptly named "Lost in Space". Bright modern colors of teals, orange, black and l...

APOD: 2013 July 11 - Dusty Nebulae in Taurus

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: This complex of dusty nebulae linger along the edge of the Taurus molecular cloud, a mere 450 light-years distant. Stars are forming on the cosmic scene, including extremely youthful s...

APOD: 2014 February 11 - The Heart and Soul Nebulas

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: Is the heart and soul of our Galaxy located in Cassiopeia? Possibly not, but that is where two bright emission nebulas nicknamed Heart and Soul can be found. The Heart Nebula, official...

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...

NASA Spinoff 2015

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spinoff.nasa.gov - Table of Contents Technology Transfer Program To view, navigate and print the PDF file of this document, download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Spinoff 2015 (PDF) Spinoff 2015 Summary Brochure (PD...

Taking the Fight to Cancer: #cancer

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iqboom.com - Take the fight to cancer. One of the most insidious cancers is Mesothelioma. Law firms, attorneys want to help you fight this disease believed to be caused by asbestos. Survivors unite! Let’s find ...

Life on Mars? New NASA photo shows workman fixing space Rover on the Red Planet, conspiracy theorists claim 

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dailymail.co.uk - Scientists have long wondered if life really does exist on Mars. And a new set of pictures released by NASA could appear to confirm conspiracy theorists' claims that we are not alone in the univers...

Niume | Circle: The Scientist

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Asteroid 2004 BL86 set for close encounter with Earth in January | Science

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theguardian.com - An asteroid a third of a mile across will pass close by Earth on 26 January. Codenamed 2004 BL86, the asteroid is expected to reach a point about 745,000 miles from our planet, or three times the d...

Scientists Re-Create Super-Earths in the Lab : Space : Nature World News

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natureworldnews.com - Scientists have successfully re-created super-Earths and the cores of giant planets in the lab, hoping to shed some light on the formation of Earth-like planets and the evolutionary processes invol...

Mountain-Size Asteroid to Fly by Earth Monday: How NASA Will Watch

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space.com - A mountain-size asteroid will zoom past Earth Monday (Jan. 26), marking the closest pass by such a large space rock until 2027. Asteroid 2004 BL86, which is about 1,800 feet (550 meters) wide, will...

Asteroid to Fly By Earth Tomorrow

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fromquarkstoquasars.com - An asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, will safely pass about three times the distance of Earth to the moon on January 26. From its reflected brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid is about...

CID-42: A Recoiling, Supermassive Black Hole? - SciTech Daily

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scitechdaily.com - New research from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics provides new insights from deep VLA data on the potentially recoiling black hole CID-42 in the COSMOS field. When galaxies collide,...

Milky Way 'Bones' Could Reveal Secrets About Our Galaxy

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space.com - SEATTLE — Scientists are finding more evidence of a galactic "skeleton" lurking inside the appendages of the Milky Way, and studying these massive "bones" could help researchers get a better idea o...

Evidence of past water flows discovered on Vesta - Space News - redOrbit

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redorbit.com - Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Vesta, the propoplanet visited by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft from 2011 through 2013, may have once been home to short-lived flows of water-mobilized...

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niume.com - ‘Alien’ radio signal captured by dishes for first time A mystery radio signal from space has been captured ‘live’ for the first time by radio dishes here on Earth, but the source is still unknown. ...

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niume.com - Sugar Found In Space: A Sign of Life? Astronomers have made a sweet discovery: simple sugar molecules floating in the gas around a star some 400 light-years away, suggesting the possibility of life...

APOD: 2009 May 24 - Carina Nebula Panorama from Hubble

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apod.nasa.gov - Explanation: In one of the brightest parts of Milky Way lies a nebula where some of the oddest things occur. NGC 3372, known as the Great Nebula in Carina, is home to massive stars and changing neb...

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...

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

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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...

Huge Asteroid To Pass By Earth On Monday

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iflscience.com - On January 26/27, the asteroid 2004 BL86 will sweep past the Earth at a distance of 1.2 million kilometers, three times the distance of the moon. Closer asteroid approaches are common, but this one...

Niume | Circle: Cosmology

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niume.com - Cosmology Exit your mind from the life you live and take a trip to the everything, the immense creation that surrounds you from millions and millions of light-years distance. If our Sun was a grain...

Ask the Experts: How Do Amateur Astronomers Discover Comets? - Scientific American

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scientificamerican.com - Australian IT specialist Terry Lovejoy moonlights as an amateur astronomer with five comet discoveries under his belt. His latest find, Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy), is currently approaching the sun, ...

Spacecraft's Double-Take Reveals Changes on Mars : Discovery News

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news.discovery.com - Here today, gone tomorrow; a bright layer of frost lining a crater wall is vanquished by the springtime sun — and seen by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter high overhead. ...

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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...

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...

Laika and Her Comrades: The Soviet Space Dogs Who Took Giant Leaps for Mankind

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collectorsweekly.com - The dog Laika, the first living being to orbit the Earth, lives on in our memories. Her lethal Sputnik 2 mission, when she was an unwitting pioneer in the USSR’s space program more than 57 years ag...

WebGL Globe

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alexras.info - Points marked in green represent active satellites. Points marked in gray are inactive satellites that are still intact. Points marked as red are tracked pieces of space debris. Up and down arrows ...

Orion by David Lawrence - Orion Photograph - Orion Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

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fineartamerica.com - A photograph from The Hubble Space Telescope provided the basis and inspiration for this abstract digital painting of the Great Orion Nebula Viewed 4,645 Times  -  Last Visitor from Norcross, GA on...

Walking on Mars: NASA, Microsoft Explore Red Planet with Wearable HoloLens

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space.com - Humans on Earth could soon plan a route on Mars for a rover by strapping on a virtual-reality headset. NASA is planning to do science operations with the Curiosity rover using software co-developed...

BBC News - New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

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bbc.com - A Nasa probe is to start photographing the icy world of Pluto, to prepare itself for a historic encounter in July. The New Horizons spacecraft has travelled 5bn km (3bn miles) over nine years to ge...

Robotic arms install NASA's CATS instrument on the ISS - DiscoverSpaceToday

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discoverspacetoday.weebly.com - The recent delivery of cargo and scientific experiments brought one particularly interesting experiment - CATS. The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System investigation uses a light detection and ranging s...

Astronomy Photo of the Day — Barnard's Loop, LDN 1622 & M78

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fromquarkstoquasars.com - In what’s sure to be one of the most incredible images I’ve come across, we meet a region found about 1,500 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Orion. This busy star-field contains numer...

Crash Course Astronomy Episode 2: Naked-Eye Observing.

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slate.com - But there’s also going out and doing it. Looking up, observing the skies. And the easiest way to do that is without telescopes, binoculars, cameras, or any other equipment: Just stand (or sit or sq...

New telescope seeks dust trails of other earths - Space News - redOrbit

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redorbit.com - Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new NASA instrument designed to study dust in the so-called habitable zone around a star may help future missions centered around capturing im...