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EarthSky
Astronomers find strange, comet-like double asteroidThis set of Hubble Space Telescope photos shows a pair of asteroids orbiting ea
EarthSky / Posted yesterday
This set of Hubble Space Telescope photos shows a pair of asteroids orbiting each other. This binary asteroid – – labled 2006 VW139/288P – also has comet-like features, including a bright halo of material, called a coma, and a long tail of dust.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Plan to prevent a doomsday asteroid strike revealed: Fleet of 50 tiny satellites could visit 300 space rocks to help stop one slam
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
: Fleet of 50 tiny satellites could visit 300 space rocks to help stop one slamming into Earth The fleet will include 50 spacecrafts propelled by electric solar wind sails The spacecraft will... Read more
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Daily Mail
ExoLife Finder aims to find alien life on nearby planetsThe ELF that could find alien life: Telescope will be able to 'sniff' exoplanet
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
The ELF that could find alien life: Telescope will be able to 'sniff' exoplanets for signs of life - and will focus first on Proxima b Kickstarter campaign is raising money toward new ExoLife Finder telescope Telescope will sit in Chile's Atacama... Read more
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Daily Star
Is Nibiru already HERE? Planet X 'caught on camera' before September 23 apocalypsewho scours the sky for evidence of Nibiru – also claims to have video of the fa
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
who scours the sky for evidence of Nibiru – also claims to have video of the fabled planet. He says the video – from a telescope in the southern hemisphere – was leaked to him. The footage shows a red haze with a round black object in front of... Read more
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EarthSky
Astronomers find a pitch-black planetthat traps most of the visible light falling into its atmosphere and so appears
EarthSky / Posted 6 days ago
that traps most of the visible light falling into its atmosphere and so appears black. Image via HubbleSite. The Hubble Space Telescope has observed an exoplanet – or planet orbiting a distant star – that looks as black as fresh asphalt. The... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Comments of the Week #177: From Nuclear Power and Weapons to God Playing Dice in the Sunwar and environmental catastrophe – and we’re hurtling towards them. Knowingly.
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
war and environmental catastrophe – and we’re hurtling towards them. Knowingly.” ―Noam Chomsky Well, another week of science has gone by, here at Starts With A Bang! and everywhere else in the world, and while we’re down one space mission... Read more
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International Business Times
Nasa's Kepler spots 3 new 'super-Earth' exoplanets orbiting a star 100 light years away from Earth Nasa's Kepler space observatory has found three new exoplanets orbiting a star
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Nasa's Kepler space observatory has found three new exoplanets orbiting a star close to our solar system. The newly-discovered entities were found orbiting a K-type of dwarf star called GJ 9827, located some 100 light years away from Earth and have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana Is Boosting Africa's Ascent to Astronomical HeightsinterviewBy Bernard Duah Asabere, Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
interviewBy Bernard Duah Asabere, Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is the world's largest radio telescope project, which will collect data over one million square kilometres from radio astronomy... Read more
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New Kerala
New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed - newkerala news #271039KALEDEN, BC, Sept.11, 2017 : A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovat
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
KALEDEN, BC, Sept.11, 2017 : A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovative radio telescopes in the world will open the universe to a new dimension of scientific study. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today installed the... Read more
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birminghammail
This is why stunning aurora views have been visible across UKand Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in ext
birminghammail / Posted 13 days ago
and Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in extremely high detail using the Swedish Solar Telescope on the island of La Palma, in The Canaries. The scientists said the data collected will help predict when and... Read more
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International Business Times
Cassini captures highest resolution images of Saturn's mysterious rings The first image, taken on 6 July, 2017 with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
The first image, taken on 6 July, 2017 with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera, features the natural beige hue of the sunlit inner central part of Saturn's B ring – a portion lying somewhere between 98,600 and 105,500km from the planet's... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Stunning aurora views caused by 'very unusual' phenomenon, say scientistsand Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in ext
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
and Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in extremely high detail using the Swedish Solar Telescope on the island of La Palma, in The Canaries. The scientists said the data collected will help predict when and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scientists credit solar flare for spectacular aurora displayand Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in ext
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
and Queen's University Belfast, observed the huge coronal mass ejections in extremely high detail using the Swedish Solar Telescope on the island of La Palma, in The Canaries. The scientists said the data collected will help predict when and... Read more
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CNET
See Saturn's ring colors pop like never beforeEnlarge Image This natural color view shows a portion of Saturn's B Ring. NAS
CNET / Posted 16 days ago
Enlarge Image This natural color view shows a portion of Saturn's B Ring. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Saturn's rings are ethereal structures made up mainly of ice and rock. NASA's Cassini spacecraft can see the striations and patterns... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Countdown to Cassini's deadly dive into Saturnan incredible journey Disable your screen reader before downloading. Playback
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
an incredible journey Disable your screen reader before downloading. Playback starts immediately after pressing play. Use space bar to pause or play, and up and down arrows to control volume. Use left arrow to rewind and right arrow to fast... Read more
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EarthSky
Artificial intelligence probes gravity’s lenstime shown that neural networks – a form of artificial intelligence – can accur
EarthSky / Posted 19 days ago
time shown that neural networks – a form of artificial intelligence – can accurately analyze the complex distortions in spacetime known as gravitational lenses 10 million times faster than traditional methods. Postdoctoral fellow Laurence... Read more
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EarthSky
A new look at ocean worldsThis is Saturn’s moon Enceladus, as seen by the Cassini spacecraft. It’s though
EarthSky / Posted 20 days ago
This is Saturn’s moon Enceladus, as seen by the Cassini spacecraft. It’s thought to have a subsurface ocean and can be seen spewing water vapor from its interior. Photo via NASA/JPL-Caltech. NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Science and Technology On Very Long Baseline Interferometry Networkbecome the first African country, apart from South Africa, to convert a redunda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
become the first African country, apart from South Africa, to convert a redundant satellite dish into a functional radio telescope as part of the African Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) Network. The VLBI is a network of radio telescopes... Read more

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