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NASA Says "No Chance" Small Asteroid Will Hit Earth On March 5th - Universe Today

universetoday.com - On October 6th, 2013, the Catalina Sky Survey discovered a small asteroid which was later designated as 2013 TX68. As part Apollo group this 30 meter (100 ft) rock is one of many Near-Earth Objects...

Mirror Installation Complete for NASA's Next Space Telescope

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space.com - The biggest-ever space telescope is now one major step closer to completion. On Wednesday (Feb. 3), technicians installed the 18th and final primary mirror segment on NASA's James Webb Space Telesc...

Rosetta orbiter shows comet 67P is full of 'powdery grains of dust and ice' - Redorbit

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redorbit.com - The ESA’s Rosetta mission has solved yet another longstanding scientific mystery about the comet, conducing a series of measurements and clearly demonstrating that there are no large caverns inside...

Reflections on the habitability of Earth

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phys.org - We know the Earth is habitable because—well, here we are. But would it look like a good candidate for life from hundreds of light-years away? Good, but perhaps not great, according to astronomer Ro...

Pluto's Mysterious Floating Hills Mesmerize Scientists

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rogue-nation.com - Pluto will always be Planet Number 9 in my world. This is just too interesting! I would like to know more about what's under the Planets surface. Rivers of nitrogen? LIFE! The New Horizons probe ha...

Where the Super Bowl Meets Space: NASA's Aerodynamics Lab

space.com - Throwing a tight spiral to a receiver downfield isn't so different from trying to get a rocket to fly smoothly through the atmosphere. Or at least these tasks are similar when viewed from an aerody...

Space Station Back At Dusk / See Orion’s Curlicue and Five Dawn Planets | Space

bit.ly - I hadn’t been paying attention, so I was pleasantly surprised two nights ago to see the International Space Station (ISS) made a bright pass in the southwestern sky. A quick check revealed that ano...

Astronomers have finally figured out what the Red Rectangle is - Redorbit

redorbit.com - HD 44179, which first caught the attention of astronomers in the 1970s and earned the moniker the “Red Rectangle” due to its unique shape and color, has been revealed to be a dying star and not a p...

Betelgeuse | Cognitio

alcognitio.altervista.org - Betelgeuse star α of the constellation Orion, the apparent variable magnitude between 0.5 e1,1. It is a supergiant star button, with diameters ranging between 300 and 400 solar diameters, and lumin...

Meteorites for Sale - Galactic Stone and Ironworks - Witnessed Falls Meteorite Collection, 36 Different Specimens with Display Case

galactic-stone.com - (NOTE - these collection kits are custom made to order for each buyer. There is a 3 business day lead time on this item before I can ship it out - please keep this in mind when ordering and take th...

Error norm in maple

201602010228-310cb8.bitnamiapp.com - I have the function $cos(x+t)$; the following PDEs have $cos(x+t)$ as the analytical solution of them: Now the plots of $log_{10} | E | $ vs $log_{10} h$ have been plotted, and I also calcualted th...

Dodecahedron Books: Planet X9 from Outer (Solar System) Space?

dodecahedronbooks.blogspot.com - This week’s (Jan 20, 2016) Astrophysical Journal has a paper by two researchers (K. Bayugin and M. Brown) announcing the possible discovery of another planet in the solar system. I say possible, be...

Most Powerful Supernova In History

astronomytopicoftheday.wordpress.com - A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the terrible beauty of a supernova is witnessed as it occurred almost 4 billion years ago. For a moment in time ASASSN-15lh, a super-luminous supernova an...

The Atmospheres of the Solar System

compoundchem.com - We’re heading out of this world for today’s post, to examine the atmospheric compositions of the other planets in the solar system, as well as our own. Practically every other planet in our solar s...

New research shows the turbulent past of our sun

3tags.org - Stars are born inside a rotating cloud of interstellar gas and dust, which contracts to stellar densities thanks to its own gravity. Before finding itself on the star, however, most of the cloud la...

Satellite images reveal ocean acidification from space

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openscienceworld.com - Pioneering techniques that use satellites to monitor ocean acidification are set to revolutionise the way that marine biologists and climate scientists study the ocean. Pioneering techniques that u...

An Expanding Universe of Space Apps

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nytimes.com - FROM the reusable rockets by SpaceX to the stunning photos of dim and distant Pluto, space is all over the news. While becoming an astronaut is out of reach for most of us, there are plenty of apps...

New NASA Spacecraft Will Be Propelled By Light

news.nationalgeographic.com - In 1418, European sailing vessels left their ports to explore the Atlantic Ocean, initiating a great Age of Discovery.  In 2018, a small space probe will unfurl a sail and begin a journey to a dist...

NASA experiments with new revolutionary 'Green Propellant' rocket fuel - Redorbit

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redorbit.com - NASA, in partnership with the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB), has successfully demonstrated the loading of a new Swedish-developed “green propellant” that’s powerful enough to propel a satelli...

A Mars One candidate is spending 5 days in a box in Australia

mashable.com - Remember the Mars One hype of 2013? Those heady days when an enigmatic Dutch man, Bas Lansdorp, convinced the world he was going to send a bunch of people on a one-way trip to Mars. The project has...

How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

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cnet.com - Glaucoma is the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness, affecting 3.54 percent of the global population aged between 40 and 80. There is no cure; treatments are focused on management, and ...

Star Stuff Series 19 Episode 1 - We're back for 2016....

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audioboom.com - Our first StarStuff astronomy and space science show for 2016 is out now at… https://audioboom.com/channel/starstuffwithstuartgary https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/star-stuff-stuart-gary-2016/id...

Looking for a great deal on a TV? Super Bowl time is the right time

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cnet.com - I'd guess that few people associate the Super Bowl with a great time to go shopping. But if you're in the market for a big-screen, high-def TV, you might want to top off the big game with a visit t...

Touchdown! Yes, Astronauts in Space Can Watch the Super Bowl

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space.com - When the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos square off Sunday, astronauts on the International Space Station will be able to watch the kickoff in real time. While NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and ...

Jack Dorsey tries to quell #RIPTwitter outrage

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cnet.com - Many Twitter users were upset when word circulated that the site would soon adopt an algorithm-based timeline, leading to a loud outcry on the platform through the #RIPTwitter hashtag. On Saturday,...

Are we alone?

firehorseworld.wordpress.com - Today I want to talk about space. I am not talking about the square footage contained in your home, rather the rather awesome distance that the known universe inhabits. As Douglas Adams once wrote,...

Ceres, Jan. 1, 2016 • /r/space

reddit.com - /r/space is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of outer space View Full Calendar All times are in Eastern Time (GMT-5) If you know of an event that should be here, message the mo...

Was One of NASA's Drones Hacked?

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inhomelandsecurity.com - NASA today denied a group affiliated with the Anonymous hacking collective hacked one of the space agency’s drones. The government body said it also believes the 250GB of data the Anonsec crew said...

Pluto Weather Forecast • /r/space

reddit.com - /r/space is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of outer space View Full Calendar All times are in Eastern Time (GMT-5) If you know of an event that should be here, message the mo...

Inside Rosetta’s comet

esa.int - Pätzold’s team made their discovery by using the Radio Science Experiment (RSI) to study the way the Rosetta orbiter is pulled by the gravity of the comet, which is generated by its mass. The effec...

Ion Propulsion…What Is It?

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nasa.tumblr.com - Ion thrusters are being designed for a wide variety of missions – from keeping communications satellites in the proper position to propelling spacecraft throughout our solar system. But, what exact...

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

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 Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You're Free To Use Them - cdm createdigitalmusic

createdigitalmusic.com - And SoundCloud is now a place you can find sounds from the US government space agency, NASA. In addition to the requisite vocal clips (“Houston, we’ve had a problem” and “The Eagle has landed”), yo...

Genetics and Food Security [Greg Laden’s Blog]

201602010228-310cb8.bitnamiapp.com - There is a food crisis sneaking up on us right now. A lot of them, actually. A lot of little one, some big ones. There are always places in the world where food has become scarce for at time, and p...

Best view yet of merging galaxies in distant universe

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...

Cage match for next Orion capsule at Kennedy Space Center

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spaceflightinsider.com - After a quick trip from Louisiana to Florida via the Super Guppy transport, the latest Orion crew module was mated with the “birdcage”—a structural assembly system. This is just the latest step in ...

Destined to soar: Astronaut from Lake City set the bar high, say locals who knew him

thetandd.com - Late physicist and NASA astronaut Ronald E. McNair may have been born in the small town of Lake City, but he made a huge impact on the world. He left an indelible impression on those who knew him, ...

NASA’s Juno probe may solve the mysteries of the early solar system

babwnews.com - As we reported earlier, NASA recently just carried out one of the first of two controlled fuel burns to make sure that the Juno space probe was on the right course for Jupiter. The solar-powered pr...

Physicists Examine Consciousness & Conclude The Universe Is ‘Spiritual, Immaterial & Mental’

collective-evolution.com - When we look at the weird and wacky world of quantum physics, it can be hard to make sense of some of the things scientists have bee observing over the years “We choose to examine a phenomenon whic...

CGI animation of the formation of the Moon (from a 2011 BBC Documentary) • /r/space

reddit.com - /r/space is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of outer space View Full Calendar All times are in Eastern Time (GMT-5) If you know of an event that should be here, message the mo...

Elba and the Mediterranean at Night : Image of the Day

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov - Part of the astronaut experience is seeing the planet transform from day to night in ways that earth-bound people rarely see. A crew member aboard the International Space Station took this photogra...

China Shares Stunning New Moon Photos With the World - Universe Today

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universetoday.com - China has released hundreds of images of the Moon, taken by its Chang’e 3 lander and its companion rover, Yutu. It’s been 50 years since the first lunar photos were taken by astronauts on NASA’s Ap...

A tiny European country just made an unprecedented move in the space mining business

businessinsider.com - The Luxembourg Government became the first European country to express serious interest in the potentially lucrative business of asteroid mining on Wednesday.  Some have gone so far as to say that ...

The long hunt for new objects in our expanding solar system

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3tags.org - Recognise these planet names: Vulcan, Neptune, Pluto, Nemesis, Tyche and Planet X? They all have one thing in common: their existence was predicted to account for unexplained phenomena in our solar...

Space – The final frontier?

firehorseworld.wordpress.com - This is a phrase that is known so well to many of us. Even without a love of science fiction, or an interest in the ever-unfurling cosmos, we are unlikely to have gone through life without hearing ...

2015 - NASA Science

science.nasa.gov - This week, Earth passes through a stream of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower. Forecasters say the show could be especially good this year because the Moon ...

The Search For Alien Life Is Getting Bigger, Weirder, And More Contentious

fastcompany.com - It may not be common knowledge on Earth, but the search for intelligent life elsewhere in the universe is heating up—and so is the debate about how to do it. Remember those "alien megastructures" s...

I need to deconvolve the image of a fluorescent bead without the Point Spread Function in MATLAB

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201602010228-310cb8.bitnamiapp.com - I am aware that I could use deconvolution algorithms such as LUCY, Weiner and Blind but I am confused as to how to estimate the PSF (point spread function), which is needed for the LUCY and Weiner ...

Florida State-Russian research team explores vision complications for astronauts

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openscienceworld.com - An international partnership between Florida State University and a team from the Russian Academy of Sciences has found that space travel may severely impair the body’s ability to regulate blood ru...

Mothballed Launch Sites Stand as Monuments to the US Space Program — Vantage

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medium.com - Should a civilization in the distant future discover the remains of ours, what will they see? Typically the most visible signs of past societies are religious monuments — churches, burial formation...

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