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News-Medical-Net
NBI-facilitated bladder tumour surgery can lower risk of cancer recurrencein 2012. For patients with early bladder cancer, a specialist will remove the
NBI-facilitated bladder tumour surgery can lower risk of cancer recurrence
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 hours ago
in 2012. For patients with early bladder cancer, a specialist will remove the tumours from the bladder lining using a thin telescope called a cystoscope. The trial, co-ordinated by the Clinical Research Office of the Endourological Society (CROES,... Read more
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Wired News
Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy MysteriousCaption: This striking NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image captures the galax
Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy Mysterious
Wired News / Posted 6 hours ago
Caption: This striking NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image captures the galaxy UGC 477, located just over 110 million light-years away in the constellation of Pisces. UGC 477 is a low surface brightness galaxy. First proposed in 1976 by Mike... Read more
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New Kerala
Earth-forming ancient rock back after deep space sojourn - newkerala.com #56919Meech in a paper forthcoming in the journal Science Advances. "C/2014 S3" was
Earth-forming ancient rock back after deep space sojourn - newkerala.com #56919
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
Meech in a paper forthcoming in the journal Science Advances. "C/2014 S3" was originally identified by the Pan-STARRS1 telescope as a weakly active comet a little over twice as far from the Sun as the Earth. Its current long orbital period... Read more
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dna
How was solar system formed? First of it's kind, tailless comet 'Manx' could have an answerin Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discov
How was solar system formed? First of it's kind, tailless comet 'Manx' could have an answer
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
in Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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MLive.com
Massive asteroid may be visible with binoculars, telescope, astronomers sayof only 150 miles, it's definitely out of range for binoculars," he said. "You
Massive asteroid may be visible with binoculars, telescope, astronomers say
MLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
of only 150 miles, it's definitely out of range for binoculars," he said. "You would need a small- to moderate-sized telescope just to see it as a faint star." Still, it's so big -- about the 11th-largest asteroid in the Solar System -- that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Trespassing measure aimed at homeless, protesters, deferred in state Senateare Mauna Kea," said Kaukaohu Wahilani of Waianae. He and a handful of Native H
Trespassing measure aimed at homeless, protesters, deferred in state Senate
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 hours ago
are Mauna Kea," said Kaukaohu Wahilani of Waianae. He and a handful of Native Hawaiians and opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope went to the State Capitol to watch the vote. Opponents of the TMT believe the state could post signs at the Mauna... Read more
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New Kerala
'Tailless' comet from Earth's distant past has returned - newkerala.com #56836it has been preserved in the best freezer there is." C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS) was
'Tailless' comet from Earth's distant past has returned - newkerala.com #56836
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
it has been preserved in the best freezer there is." C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS) was originally identified by the Pan-STARRS1 telescope as a weakly active comet a little over twice as far from the Sun as the Earth. Its current long orbital period... Read more
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Reuters
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALTA man walks past the dome housing the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT),
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALT
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
A man walks past the dome housing the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), located near Sutherland in South Africa's Karoo region, November 9, 2005. A lone Springbok stands beside the building housing the Southern African large telescope (SALT),... Read more
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Herald Sun
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Herald Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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Weekly Times
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Weekly Times / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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News.com.au
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
News.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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Perth Now
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Perth Now / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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The Courier Mail
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALTSouth Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, t
SAfrican telescope proving worth its SALT
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa's SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's secrets. Quick reaction times, as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALTSUTHERLAND, South Africa: South Africa’s SALT telescope has helped detect the f
Africa's giant eye in the sky proving worth its SALT
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
SUTHERLAND, South Africa: South Africa’s SALT telescope has helped detect the first white dwarf pulsar, the latest co-discovery that has astronomers eager to use the largest optical telescope in the southern hemisphere to unlock the galaxy's... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ross native’s photo featured in stamp collectionsaid he's been interested in astronomy since childhood and began shooting night
Ross native’s photo featured in stamp collection
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
said he's been interested in astronomy since childhood and began shooting nighttime images around age 14 through a telescope outside his parents' home in Ross. “The goal is just to educate people about the nighttime skies,” he said. Show... Read more
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CTV News
Space oddity: Unique kitty-comet named after tailless cat speciesin Germany, and co-author of the paper, in a statement. The comet was first di
Space oddity: Unique kitty-comet named after tailless cat species
CTV News / Posted 15 hours ago
in Germany, and co-author of the paper, in a statement. The comet was first discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or PanSTARRS1, which searches the night sky for fast moving comets and asteroids. Data... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kindin Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discov
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
in Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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Perth Now
Astronomers find first tailless cometSouthern Observatory in Germany, said. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was
Astronomers find first tailless comet
Perth Now / Posted 16 hours ago
Southern Observatory in Germany, said. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. That network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian A stealthy missionAlthough a spotter with a telescope saw the outlandishly angled airship, the su
Pajaronian A stealthy mission
Register Pajaronian / Posted 17 hours ago
Although a spotter with a telescope saw the outlandishly angled airship, the super-secret plane did its job; it was all but invisible to an Air Force radar technician. The airplane was the F-117A Nighthawk, otherwise known as the stealth... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
X-ray telescope Astro-H lost in space, Japanese agency confirmsA cutting-edge X-ray telescope that was lofted into space earlier this year by
X-ray telescope Astro-H lost in space, Japanese agency confirms
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
A cutting-edge X-ray telescope that was lofted into space earlier this year by the Japanese space agency, JAXA, has been officially pronounced dead. Canada was a key partner in the orbiting observatory, known as Astro-H and later dubbed Hitomi after... Read more
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News.com.au
Astronomers find first tailless cometSouthern Observatory in Germany, said. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was
Astronomers find first tailless comet
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
Southern Observatory in Germany, said. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. That network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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New York Post
Comet named after a kitty makes first appearancecomet in the Solar System.Photo: Reuters The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, wa
Comet named after a kitty makes first appearance
New York Post / Posted 17 hours ago
comet in the Solar System.Photo: Reuters The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Astronomers discover tailless comet that could explain how we got herenew comet, known as C/2014 S3, also-called "Manx" comet, which was discovered i
Astronomers discover tailless comet that could explain how we got here
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 hours ago
new comet, known as C/2014 S3, also-called "Manx" comet, which was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS "Depending how many we find, we will know whether the giant planets... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Astronomers find tailless comet, first of its kindin Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discov
Astronomers find tailless comet, first of its kind
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
in Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Debut Out Of This World Circus Experiencewith space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the
CORRECTING and REPLACING Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Debut Out Of This World Circus Experience
Business Wire / Posted 20 hours ago
with space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the performers. Through the lens of a magic telescope capable of discovering the most spectacular circus stars in the galaxy, they will join the Circus Space Fleet on a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi scientists continue work with SpaceXago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Usi
Kiwi scientists continue work with SpaceX
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
ago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Using data from Nasa's Fermi gamma-ray space telescope, along with other space and ground-based observatories, scientists discovered the first plausible association... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Astronomers spot mysterious objects spewing out gas at a quarter the speed of lighttype of binary system that is consuming gas at a much higher rate. The Cambridg
Astronomers spot mysterious objects spewing out gas at a quarter the speed of light
ExtremeTech / Posted 20 hours ago
type of binary system that is consuming gas at a much higher rate. The Cambridge team used the ESA’s XMM-Newton space telescope to detect and study the new pair of ultra-luminous sources in galaxies about 22 million light years away from ours.... Read more
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Raw Story
Astronomers find strange ‘Manx’ comet that lacks a tail and may hold clues to Earth’s formationin Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discov
Astronomers find strange ‘Manx’ comet that lacks a tail and may hold clues to Earth’s formation
Raw Story / Posted 21 hours ago
in Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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Reuters
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kindin Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discov
Astronomers find a tailless comet, first of its kind
Reuters / Posted 22 hours ago
in Germany, said in a statement. The new comet, known as C/2014 S3, was discovered in 2014 by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, or Pan-STARRS. This network of telescopes scours the night-time skies for fast-moving... Read more
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The Register
Japan's Hitomi space 'scope declared lost after software bug blowThe Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has officially declared the ASTRO
Japan's Hitomi space 'scope declared lost after software bug blow
The Register / Posted 23 hours ago
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has officially declared the ASTRO-H space telescope, renamed Hitomi after its launch, has been lost in space after a series of errors. JAXA lost contact with the $286m x-ray 'scope last month. On... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SALT leaves scientists starry eyedNews24 Correspondent (Supplied to News24) Sutherland – Astrophysicists attach
SALT leaves scientists starry eyed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 hours ago
News24 Correspondent (Supplied to News24) Sutherland – Astrophysicists attached to the Southern Africa Larger Telescope (SALT) are observing supernovas "almost weekly", Naledi Pandor, Science and Technology Minister, was told during a tour of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Unique fragment from Earth's formation returns after billions of years in cold storageArtist's impression of the unique object C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS). Observations wi
Unique fragment from Earth's formation returns after billions of years in cold storage
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Artist's impression of the unique object C/2014 S3 (PANSTARRS). Observations with ESO's Very Large Telescope, and the Canada France Hawai`i Telescope, show that this is the first object to be discovered that is on a long-period cometary orbit, but... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Lift-off!filling them with water and launching them with a bike pump. Children took a v
Lift-off!
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
filling them with water and launching them with a bike pump. Children took a virtual reality tour of the solar system, made a hydrogen explosion, looked through a solar telescope and made a steam bomb by combining liquid nitrogen with boiling wa... Read more
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International Business Times
Ultra-luminous x-ray sources seen spewing out gas at a quarter of the speed of light from a companion star in a binary system.ESA – C. Carreau Researchers from the
Ultra-luminous x-ray sources seen spewing out gas at a quarter of the speed of light
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
from a companion star in a binary system.ESA – C. Carreau Researchers from the University of Cambridge used an ESA x-ray telescope to observe three ultra-luminous x-ray sources in galaxies less than 22 million light-years from the Milky Way. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Photo contest winners capture national parks in the West — with stunning successto upload an entry. Ten others submitted winning photographs in the contest al
Photo contest winners capture national parks in the West — with stunning success
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
to upload an entry. Ten others submitted winning photographs in the contest also sponsored by Active Network and Celestron telescope maker. Here's a sampling of some; go to the Share the Experience blog to see the rest. Second place went to... Read more
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ABC News
Satellite That Hunts for Black Holes Is MissingJapan is abandoning its recently launched $273 million Hitomi space telescope a
Satellite That Hunts for Black Holes Is Missing
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Japan is abandoning its recently launched $273 million Hitomi space telescope after two solar array panels apparently broke off the satellite, sending it spinning wildly into space. Hitomi was launched in February with the goal of using its x-ray... Read more
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New Kerala
On the road to finding other Earths - newkerala.com #56602with this challenge: the starshade, a giant flower-shaped spacecraft; and coron
On the road to finding other Earths - newkerala.com #56602
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
with this challenge: the starshade, a giant flower-shaped spacecraft; and coronagraphs, single instruments that fit inside telescopes. Both a starshade and a coronagraph block the light of a star, making it easier for telescopes to pick up the dim... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Astronomers fire up powerful lasers for space explorationthem. A powerful set of lasers was turned on for the first time this week at t
Astronomers fire up powerful lasers for space exploration
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
them. A powerful set of lasers was turned on for the first time this week at the European Space Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile’s remote Atacama Desert. The new Four Laser Guide Star Facility was fired up on Tuesday after years of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Star Trak: May 2016Saturn's rings will be tilted 26 degrees to our line of sight during May. Its l
Star Trak: May 2016
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Saturn's rings will be tilted 26 degrees to our line of sight during May. Its largest moon, Titan, will be visible in any telescope. Titan will be due north of the planet May 5 and 21 and due south May 13 and 29. All month Saturn will form a... Read more
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The Courier
LETTERS TO THE EDITORor sold for anything else; only for sale yards. - Lorna Delaland, Central Ball
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Courier / Posted yesterday
or sold for anything else; only for sale yards. - Lorna Delaland, Central BallaratGive credit where due The Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 26th birthday on April 24, 2016. It was launched into space, 552km above the Earth's atmosphere to... Read more
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examiner.com
Scientists rule out comets theory for dips in brightness of KIC 8462852scientists back to the drawing board, as the cliché states. The dips in bright
Scientists rule out comets theory for dips in brightness of KIC 8462852
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
scientists back to the drawing board, as the cliché states. The dips in brightness were calculated by the Kepler Space Telescope, using them to determine whether or not KIC 8462852 has planets or not. The star apparently does not have planets.... Read more
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Business Wire
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Debut Out Of This World Circus Experiencewith space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey to Debut Out Of This World Circus Experience
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
with space-age family fun and technology, which deepens their connection to the performers. Through the lens of a magic telescope capable of discovering the most spectacular circus stars in the galaxy, they will join the Circus Space Fleet on a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Are We Alone?the light from Venus. Or was it? From the Worley Observatory out here in Shrev
Are We Alone?
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
the light from Venus. Or was it? From the Worley Observatory out here in Shreveport you can look through the Bradley Telescope and see distant planets. But there are people who claim they have been visited by beings from other planets.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Small Kiwi team pushing to Mars with SpaceXago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Usi
Small Kiwi team pushing to Mars with SpaceX
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
ago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Using data from Nasa's Fermi gamma-ray space telescope, along with other space and ground-based observatories, scientists discovered the first plausible association... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Scarsdale
Take Kids On Hubble Trip In ScarsdaleSCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Kids will have a chance to take a journey through the univer
Take Kids On Hubble Trip In Scarsdale
The Daily Voice - Scarsdale / Posted yesterday
SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Kids will have a chance to take a journey through the universe as seen through the Hubble Telescope Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Scarsdale Public Library. David High, a NASA Ambassador and Scarsdale resident, will lead the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hiding in the sunshine: the search for other EarthsWFIRST is managed at Goddard, with participation by NASA's Jet Propulsion Labor
Hiding in the sunshine: the search for other Earths
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
WFIRST is managed at Goddard, with participation by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, also in Pasadena, and a science team... Read more
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PhysOrg
On the road to finding other Earthsillustration shows the prototype starshade, a giant structure designed to block
On the road to finding other Earths
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
illustration shows the prototype starshade, a giant structure designed to block the glare of stars so that future space telescopes can take pictures of planets. Scientists are getting closer to finding worlds that resemble our own "blue marble"... Read more
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New Kerala
Top cyclists head to icy northern England for Tour de Yorkshire - newkerala.com #56323artwork incorporates a horse, a penny farthing cycle with a ram perched on its
Top cyclists head to icy northern England for Tour de Yorkshire - newkerala.com #56323
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
artwork incorporates a horse, a penny farthing cycle with a ram perched on its shoulders and a boar sitting aloft holding a telescope. The artwork took the Landmark Collective, comprising artists Becky Newbould, Rob Conway, James Brunt, Timm... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Small Kiwi team pushing to Mars with SpaceXago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Usi
Small Kiwi team pushing to Mars with SpaceX
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
ago and produced light and neutrinos that began arriving at Earth in 2012. Using data from Nasa's Fermi gamma-ray space telescope, along with other space and ground-based observatories, scientists discovered the first plausible association... Read more
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