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space.com — NASA has updated its plans to deflect potentially hazardous Earth-bound asteroids. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a new report today (June 20) titled the "National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan." The 18-page document outlines the steps tha…
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newsweek.com — A year on these planets flies by, lasting between five and 10 Earth days. The tally of planets beyond our solar system that are about the same size as Earth just got a little higher thanks to three new planets discovered about 160 light-years away.
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sciencealert.com — Particles collected from Earth's upper atmosphere, originally deposited by comets, are older than our Solar System, scientists say – and these fine bits of interstellar dust could teach us about how planets and stars form from the very beginning.
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iflscience.com — A man has used a picture of Lake Michigan and Google Maps to prove the Earth is round, in a viral post.
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independent.co.uk — Nasa’s Curiosity rover has found organic matter preserved on Mars, in a discovery that could suggest it was once home to life. The molecules represent an intriguing suggestion that Mars has been far more alive than we ever knew. While the discovery does not shed light on whether Mars was once home t…
08.06.2018 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — The Earth and the Moon are entangled in a gravitational ballet, with the Moon orbiting the Earth and both of them going around the Sun. These movements have consequences; for example, the movement of the tides and the Moon always showing the same face. Another is the fact that the Moon is slowing do…
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iflscience.com — A new paper has found evidence for another dwarf planet in the outer Solar System, which may strengthen the case for the elusive Planet Nine.
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news.nationalgeographic.com — Even one of the most remote places on Earth couldn't hide from the scourge of plastic trash.
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npr.org — The InSight Mars lander was successfully launched on Saturday morning, by an Atlas V rocket taking off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will gather data on Mars
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gizmodo.com — These images show the Lagoon Nebula, just 4,000 light-years away, in intense detail. Hubble imaged the star-forming region both in visible light and infrared, with the latter allowing scientists to cut through the dust to peer at the stars forming inside. And the new views really show off Hubble’s a…
21.04.2018 0 comments From Alex