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dailymail.co.uk — Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, two NASA interns and a team of amateur astronomers have found a new 'super Earth'. Roughly twice the size of Earth, and known as K2-288Bb, the new world is located within its star's habitable zone, raising hopes it could contain life. It is 226 light-…
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theguardian.com — A Nasa probe will perform the most distant flyby in history in the early hours of New Year’s Day when it barrels past a space rock called Ultima Thule on the outer edge of the solar system. Unless gremlins intervene, the New Horizons spacecraft will zoom by the cosmic body at 5.33am GMT and snap th…
31.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — All the planets in our Solar System have their charms, but few are as flashy and iconic as Saturn's glorious rings. But, like everything in the Universe, they're not going to last forever - and now planetary scientists have discovered that they're disappearing at an incredibly fast rate. Well, fast…
19.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
espn.com — After expressing his doubts about the moon landing, Warriors star Stephen Curry has been invited by NASA to tour the lunar lab on his next visit to Houston. NASA has offered to show Stephen Curry proof the United States landed on the moon in 1969 after the Golden State Warriors star said in a podca…
12.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
ksby.com — The comet 46P/Wirtanen, which passes Earth every 5.4 years, was one of three comets discovered by Carl Wirtanen in 1948 at the Lick Observatory in California. This orbit will be one of the closest comet orbits to Earth since the 1950s, according to Space.com. Comets are “loosely bound masses of ice…
10.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
ksby.com — NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week-and-a-half of operations at Mars. Full Article >>
08.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
foxnews.com — NASA was set up in part to find traces of extraterrestrial life in the universe. While the government space agency has yet to find any definitive evidence that extraterrestrials exist, one NASA scientist believes we may have already been visited by them here on Earth. In a new research paper, Silva…
04.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
gizmodo.com — An unusually smooth and reflective Martian rock has caught the attention of NASA scientists, prompting an investigation by the Curiosity rover. With the spectacularly successful landing of the InSight probe on Mars earlier this week, our attention has understandably been diverted away from Curiosit…
01.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
cnet.com — Remembers Windows 95? Maybe they'll find the ghost of Clippy on the International Space Station, too. The International Space Station just celebrated its 20th anniversary, and European Space Agency astronaut and current ISS resident Alexander Gerst discovered one small reminder of that long history…
22.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
bgr.com — When NASA sets its sights on a far-away galaxy, there's often a lot to take in. Even if it only appears to be a dim blob, researchers can often combine various observations to determine the galaxy's size and shape. Normally, they’re just there, sitting in space, creating new stars and doing the othe…
16.11.2018 0 comments From Alex