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Sunny, with a chance of nuclear bullets

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phys.org - In space, far above Earth's turbulent atmosphere, you might think the one thing you don't have to worry about is weather. But you would be wrong. Just ask the people charged with the safety of the ...

Jumbo Jet to Jupiter – New Airbus Spacecraft Will Probe for Alien Life / Sputnik International

sputniknews.com - The probe is scheduled to launch in 2022, after which it will spend 7.5 years traveling around Earth, Mars and Venus before reaching Jupiter and its moons, also known as the Jovian system.  The goa...

Inside FAST, Soon to be the World's Biggest and Baddest Radio Telescope

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popsci.com - Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory will soon be the world's largest radio telescope no more. After years of planning, China has broken ground on the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Teles...

Northern Lights Over Newfoundland Make Me Happy to Be An Earthling

gizmodo.com - It’s Friday, and the end of a looong week of peering into the far reaches of our solar system and being astounded by what we found. But as much as we love Pluto, we don’t need to gaze billions of m...

Dark Matter May Not Be Completely Dark, New Study Concludes

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forbes.com - Imagine you’ve got two guns pointed at one another from a great distance away. If the guns are filled with bird shot, most of the little pellets are going to completely miss one another, simply pas...

How Pluto's most spectacular image was made—and nearly lost

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news.sciencemag.org - By the end of the day on 14 July, the stunning picture of Pluto above would become iconic—the most “liked” image ever on NASA’s Instagram account. Even U.S. President Barack Obama would tweet it ou...

Europe just invested over $380 million in an alien-hunting space mission to Jupiter

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finance.yahoo.com - On July 17, the European Space Agency — Europe's version of NASA — announced that they were issuing a contract to award the U.S.-equivalent of $384 million to the European-based company Airbus Defe...

China Rushes to Finish World's Largest Telescope

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ndtv.com - Beijing:  China is frantically giving finishing touches to the world's largest radio telescope designed to find signs of alien life following NASA's recent discovery of 'Earth 2.0' with the planet-...

See Pluto’s Icy Flow Plains and Mountains Revealed in Highest Resolution Flyover Mosaic and Movie

universetoday.com - Until barely two weeks ago, Pluto tantalized humanity for eight decades with mysteries we could only imagine seen as just a point of light or fuzzy blob in the world’s most powerful telescopes. Now...

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...

Colonizing The Moon May Be 90 Percent Cheaper Than We Thought

popsci.com - Only 12 people have walked on the moon, and we haven't been back since 1972. But a new NASA-commission study has found that we can now afford to set up a permanent base on the moon, by mining for l...

Beyond Pluto, New Horizons hopes to hit another Kuiper Belt destination

cbc.ca - The first spacecraft to make a flyby of Pluto and its moons is now beyond Pluto. And scientists are hoping New Horizons will get the funding and approval to head to a new destination — one of those...

Tour This Gorgeous Hubble Photo of the Sombrero Galaxy

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gizmodo.com - The Sombrero Galaxy is 50 million light years away, but it looks much closer in this detailed image from the Hubble Space Telescope. We see the flattened disc of the Sombrero Galaxy nearly edge-on,...

NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin' - CNN.com

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cnn.com - (CNN)NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted "Earth's bigger, older cousin": the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own. Tho...

NASA Plans To Use Nukes On Potential Doomsday Asteroid

huffingtonpost.com - If NASA has its way, the human race won't be going the way of the dinosaurs anytime soon. The space agency is teaming up with the National Nuclear Security Administration to work on a planetary def...

To explore the gas giants, NASA is planning ‘windbots’ with high flying capabilities

thetimesgazette.com - Traditionally, turbulence often poses problems for aircrafts. But, NASA researchers are now planning to use that to power probes sent to Saturn and Jupiter for exploration. The Opportunity Rover fr...

16 spectacular shots of space

bbc.com - It has been a pretty incredible year for all things space - New Horizons flyby of Pluto, Messenger’s exploration of  Mercury, the total solar eclipse in April, the Dawn mission to Ceres and the Ros...

NASA Windbots To Explore Gaseous Planets, R&D Underway - Techaeris

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techaeris.com - NASA wants to explore Jupiter and other gaseous planets with a new robot, NASA Windbots, that will fly in the atmosphere, fueled by turbulence. Space exploration has been one thing the world has be...

This Week On The Space Show | International Space Fellowship

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spacefellowship.com - The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week: 1. Monday, July 27, 2015, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT) DR. ROBERT PAPPALARDO of JPL. He...

If we are to find life beyond Earth, we need to be explorers, not hunters

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phys.org - The news that the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is to receive increased funding and data through the $100m (£64m) Breakthrough Listen project is welcome news for astrobiologists like mys...

NASA’s New Horizons Uncovers Flowing Ice and a Vast Haze on Pluto - IGN

ign.com - The latest discovery of NASA’s New Horizons mission reveals that Pluto is host to flowing ice that have similarities to glaciers on active worlds such as Earth and Mars. “We knew that a mission to ...

NEO Background information

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neoshield.net - A Near Earth Object, or NEO, is any asteroid or comet that comes close to Earth. Near, in this case, is when the orbit of the object allows it to approach closer than about 45 million kilometres (0...

Nasa Space Camps to Find Astronauts for Mars Journey

gadgets.ndtv.com - Nasa is organising space camps for the young would-be astronauts this summer and the best ones may join the US space missions, including Mars. Thousands of children will gather at the Kennedy Space...

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

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...

Nasa to develop nuclear bombs to defend Earth from asteroids

dailymail.co.uk - Nasa and the National Nuclear Security Administration have announced they are now working together on the possibility of destroying hazardous asteroids using nuclear weapons. And like the film Arma...

50 Facts About the Solar System | Made From Science

madefrom.com - The sky has always fascinated humans who frequently associated it with their particular mythology. Astronomers have looked at our Solar System with a more scientific eye and have discovered that it...

$100m to find alien life? That's a start — but not nearly enough | Rebecca Oppenheimer

theguardian.com - The scientific question of whether we are “alone” in the universe is age-old, spanning Giordano Bruno’s ideas of the 1500s, Immanuel Kant’s writings in 1755, and, of course, science fiction. There ...

Fly Through The Solar System At The Speed Of Light With This Video

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io9.com - Space is really, really big, and there’s been a couple of great videos out there that show off the relative size of objects. This video puts the scale of the solar system into real perspective by s...

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...

Video: Watch the Earth and its Space Station shine in this ultra HD video 06-19

capacitybuildingvideo.blogspot.com - Watch the Earth and its Space Station shine in this ultra HD video The blues and greens of Earth's surface have rarely looked finer than in this new ultra high definition video — taken from space. ...

Scientists To Turn The Moon Into A Giant Particle Detector

thetechjournal.com - Scientists have already detected super-rare particles such as the Oh-My-God particle on Earth. But it’s really hard to detect the origin of those super-rare particles. So now, scientists from the U...

Is Getting to the Nearest Habitable Planet Impossible? - Clapway

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clapway.com - While many people would love to set out for space and live among the stars or on a distant planet, some scientists are now saying that we couldn’t get to even the nearest habitable planet. When NAS...

Pluto Looks Dazzling in This New Exaggerated Color Image

gizmodo.com - Now that’s a planet, folks! Classification be damned, Pluto is an amazing little world, and this high-res, enhanced-color image is the latest awe-inspiring portrait of it. And it’s revealing all so...

Indian space odyssey: After Mars mission feat, Isro looks beyond

hindustantimes.com - July 14, 2015 was a historic day for space science. Nasa's New Horizons completed its three billion mile and decade-long journey through the solar system while making its closest approach to Pluto,...

Week In Images

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esa.int - This dramatic image shows the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s view of dwarf galaxy known as NGC 1140, which lies 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Eridanus. As can be seen in th...

Elon Musk says firm complacent prior to Space X rocket explosion

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digitaltrends.com - Anyone who has ever spent many hours failing to get a rocket into orbit in the game Kerbal Space Program will have an inkling of how difficult it is to get things into space. That’s why, some 50 ye...

Insider Interview: Nicole Stott talks leaving NASA, painting on orbit

spaceflightinsider.com - Nicole Stott, a space flight veteran, having flown to orbit twice on NASA’s now-retired space shuttle Discovery, has decided to depart the space agency so that she can pursue another of her passion...

What We’re Really Looking at When We Look at Pluto

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wired.com - The images of Pluto that the New Horizons probe beamed across 3 billion miles of hard vacuum are, in a word, breathtaking. Towering mountains of ice, smooth plains, a wan alien landscape. They’re a...

Distância e tamanho dos planetas do Sistema Solar - Site Astronomia

siteastronomia.com - Este artigo apresenta dois aspectos básicos sobre cada um dos 8 planetas do Sistema Solar: distância em relação ao Sol e tamanho dos planetas. Estes dois aspectos são importantes para termos uma id...

NASA Telescope Captures Amazing Photo Of 'Hand of God'

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thetechjournal.com - NASA‘s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuStar) is the very first space-based X-ray telescope that uses a Wolter telescope to focus high energy X-rays from astrophysical sources, especially f...

A snapshot in space: Book chronicles the early space race : Pantagraph

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pantagraph.com - In an age of downsizing, it is somewhat ironic that if NASA needs a photo from its historic collection of photographs documenting the space program, it calls Bloomington’s J.L. Pickering. In an age...

The Farthest Object in the Universe

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huffingtonpost.com - Scientists at Caltech have confirmed the distance of the furthest galaxy known in the Universe as of today. The light from this very early celestial comes just 570 million years after the Big Bang....

laser skin | News Finder

feedter.com - laser skin | News Finder | Feedter Laser Analysis Reveals That Astronauts' Skin Gets Thinner in SpaceAstronauts have thin skin. That’s not a slur on their ability to fend off criticism, but the fin...

Astronomers Spot a Intriguing '5-Star' Multiple System

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universetoday.com - An interesting multiple star discovery turned up in the ongoing hunt for exoplanetary systems. The discovery was announced by Marcus Lohr of Open University early this month at the National Astrono...

NASA's Spacecraft Cassini Captures Colorful Photos Of Saturn And Titan

thetechjournal.com - Do you remember NASA’s spacecraft/probe “Cassini“, which is orbiting around Saturn and its largest moon, Titan? Recently, Cassini has captured some new natural-color images of Saturn and Titan. NAS...

Children hope Nasa space camp will take them one small step closer to Mars

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theguardian.com - On recent evidence at least, Space Camp, an all-American rite of passage for generations of young maths wizards, science geeks and wannabe astronauts, ought to have disappeared into a black hole. N...

Could 'Windbots' Someday Explore the Skies of Jupiter?

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jpl.nasa.gov - › Engineers at JPL are studying concepts for robots that might stay aloft for long periods in atmospheres of giant planets. › These "windbots" might use turbulence for lift and to generate power. A...

Sandia's Z machine helps solve Saturn's 2-billion-year age gap

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phys.org - Planets tend to cool as they get older, but Saturn is hotter than astrophysicists say it should be without some additional energy source. The unexplained heat has caused a two-billion-year discrepa...

The Milky Way And Andromeda Will Surely Crash: NASA

thetechjournal.com - NASA astronomers announced on Thursday that our Milky Way is bound for a head-on collision with the similar-sized Andromeda galaxy. The Milky Way galaxy is destined to get a major makeover during t...

OracleVoice: Bringing Asteroids Down To Earth

forbes.com - While astrophysicists may be accustomed to parsing complex technical data about asteroids, your average stargazer often views that same data set as a discouraging roadblock. It’s a bit of a catch-2...

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