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sciencealert.com — A violent collision between two neutron stars 4.6 billion years ago showered the as-yet-unformed Solar System with heavy elements, new research has found. Full Article >>
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nationalgeographic.com — New evidence deepens a mystery around the Hubble constant, one of the most important numbers in cosmology. The universe is expanding faster today than it did in its infancy, a difference that has set off a search to understand what cosmic forces could be at play. If confirmed, the changing rate—whi…
26.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — Why haven't we made contact with alien civilisations yet then? It's a question I ask myself on a daily basis... then I tell myself to shut up because they're not real. Rational? In denial? Hey, we can only go on the evidence on front of us. But we may finally have stumbled across the truth. Aliens …
25.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
universetoday.com — Looking to the future, NASA and other space agencies have high hopes for the field of extra-solar planet research. In the past decade, the number of known exoplanets has reached just shy of 4000, and many more are expected to be found once next-generations telescopes are put into service. And with s…
17.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — The Universe just got a little more crowded with the discovery of more than 300,000 potential galaxies in a tiny corner of the northern sky. A release of data gathered by the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) telescope network in Europe has added extraordinary new levels of detail to the map of radio wav…
20.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
mashable.com — When a star is born, a chaotic light show ensues.    NASA's long-lived Hubble Space Telescope captured vivid bright clumps moving through the cosmos at some 1,000 light years from Earth. The space agency called these objects clear "smoking gun" evidence of a newly formed star — as new stars blast …
18.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — China's Academy of Space Technology is working on an orbital power plant that would capture solar energy in space and beam it back to Earth.  The plant would be able to harness solar power even when it's cloudy back on Earth, since its photovoltaic array would be floating high above any terrestrial…
17.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Scientists have discovered what may be the oldest rock from Earth, unearthed in a lunar sample collected by Apollo 14 astronauts almost 50 years ago – and its origin story is quite the bumpy ride. So how did a rock from Earth possibly end up on the Moon? It’s likely a large impact event dislodged i…
26.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — In what may be a first-of-its-kind event, a flash of light seen during totality has astronomers on the hunt for a new crater on the moon. On Sunday, January 20, viewers across the Western Hemisphere were treated to the rusty hues of the decade's last “blood moon” eclipse. But as people across the…
23.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — The Flat Earth hypothesis is one of the wackiest conspiracy theories out there, but seeing flat-Earthers come up with nonsense explanations is such Olympic-level mental gymnastics that you can’t help being entertained by their work. My favorite lately has to be their explanation of lunar eclipses. …
22.01.2019 0 comments From Alex