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theepochtimes.com — Nasa data shows that a fireball exploded with the energy of 10 nuclear bombs, but went undetected for 3 months, despite being the third biggest ever meteor explosion. Hurtling towards the earth 30 times faster than a rifle bullet, a 1,400-ton fireball exploded with the energy of 10 Hiroshima bombs …
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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…
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cnet.com — Most asteroids making close flybys are small and hard to spot, but this month a big one is just sauntering by. An asteroid twice as big as the bolide that exploded over Russia in 2013 will whiz by us next week at a distance that's closer to Earth than the moon.  Despite what tabloid headlines migh…
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news18.com — As much as 82 percent of green cover seen in India is because of intensive cultivation of food crops. You might be surprised to hear this, but there is now more green cover on earth than it was, 20 years ago. This is according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which says ther…
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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…
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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 …
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planetary.org — After months of unrelated political turmoil, multiple stop-gap spending bills, and an unprecedented government shutdown that shuttered the U.S. space program for 35 days, legislation providing NASA's 2019 budget was finally signed into law today. Remarkably, NASA did very well in the end. Congress …
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cnbc.com — The golf cart-size Opportunity outlived its twin, the Spirit rover, by several years. The two slow-moving vehicles landed on opposite sides of the planet in 2004 for a mission that was meant to last 90 days. Its greatest achievement was discovering, along with Spirit , evidence that ancient Mars ha…
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sciencealert.com — Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission directorate, says it's likely that there's life beyond Earth. "Is there life beyond Earth? I think the answer is yes — but we just don't know," Zurbuchen said during an interview at Boston University. "The simple reason I thin…
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thetimes.co.uk — It is not an event you automatically assume would foster a habitable environment. More than four billion years ago, so the hypothesis goes, a planet the size of Mars collided with the Earth with such ferocity that it created the moon. In the cataclysmic impact the dense metallic cores of each plane…
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