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iflscience.com — Remember when the world ended on September 23 of this very year? Me neither, which was weird: various conspiracy theorists, including the American numerologist David Meade, seemed to be totally convinced that the planet would collide on that date with a hidden world, and subsequently explode in a ri…
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news.nationalgeographic.com — Three American physicists have been honored for finding gravitational waves, but why are these wrinkles in space-time such a big deal?
03.10.2017 0 comments From Alex
news.nationalgeographic.com — The entrepreneur's updated plan calls for a giant rocket that could send humans to Mars—and possibly the moon—by 2024.
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nasa.gov — A color composite image of Earth was taken on Sept. 22, 2017, by the MapCam camera on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
26.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — US rapper B.o.B. is crowd funding the launch of a satellite to see if the planet is disc-shaped. Spoiler: The Earth is not flat. But US rapper B.o.B. is crowd-funding the launch of satellites to see if he can get some evidence to the contrary. The rapper, whose real name is Bobby Ray Simmons Jr, has…
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nasa.gov — NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope helped an international team of astronomers find that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
20.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Someone has made a prediction the world is going to end. It’s not.
19.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — On September 18, the Moon will pass in front of three planets and one of the brightest stars in our night sky, all in less than 24 hours, marking a special lunar occultation. An occultation might sound like some creepy ritual, but it's actually just the term astronomers use to denote that one celest…
18.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — For the first time, scientists have studied clouds and wind on the night side of Venus. And they’ve found that it's very different from the day side. That data comes from ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft, which entered orbit around Venus in April 2006 before being crashed into the planet in December …
17.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — One spacecraft is hogging all the headlines this week, but let’s not forget about the wonderful Juno mission over at Jupiter. It’s continuing to study this gas giant until at least 2018, and we’ve just been treated to some lovely new images from it. These images were released recently after being p…
15.09.2017 0 comments From Alex