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NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids
Science & Tech  (tags: NPR, NASA, Cash, prize, asteroids, science, research, space, study, interesting, astronomy )

Mari
- 32 days ago - npr.org
Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says.
Scientists Detect Direct Evidence of Big Bang's Gravitational Waves
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmology, gravity waves, relativity, discovery, space, research, astronomy, Big Bang, science, scientists, technology )

Michael
- 34 days ago - iflscience.com
In the most anticipated announcement in physics since the discovery of the Higgs Boson, the first detection of a gravitational wave has been reported.
'Waves' Detected on Titan Moon's Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, space, astronomy, titan moons lakes, 'waves )

Ray
- 34 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists believe they have detected the first liquid waves on the surface of another world. The signature of isolated ripples was observed in a sea called Punga Mare on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.
Proof of the Big Bang VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, research, technology, Albert Einstein, discoveries, universe, Big Bang )

Beatrice
- 35 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A stunning discovery made at a research station in Antarctica indicates that Albert Einstein was right about the nature of the universe The most epoch-making discoveries can be made in the unlikeliest of places.
How 'Death Stars' Wipe Out Potential Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, astronomy, space, Death Stars, science, research, nasa )

Michael
- 41 days ago - iflscience.com
Hundreds of young stars and protostars reside in the Orion Nebula, swathed by dust and gas. For many of these stars, the material surrounding them will go on to form planets.
Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, NASA, Kepler space telescope, Exoplanets )

Beatrice
- 42 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Imagine living on a planet with seasons so erratic you would hardly know whether to wear Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat. That is the situation on a weird, wobbly world found by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.
Asteroid's 'Bizarre' Disintegration Captured By Hubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble, discovery, astronomy, space, asteroid, research, science, scientists, investigation, Mars, Jupiter, P/2013 R3 )

Michael
- 43 days ago - cbc.ca
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one. Scientists said on Thursday they have observed for the first time an asteroid breaking apart, crumbling into at least 10 pieces in sort of a celestial, slow-motion train wreck
Sky at Night: The Sounds of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, astronomy )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.co.uk
While sound can't travel directly through the vacuum of space, there is noise in the universe. From a distant star collapsing in on itself, to an aurora on another planet in our Solar System.
Asteroid Mysteriously Disintegrates, and NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures It
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Kayleen
- 45 days ago - cbsnews.com
This asteroid -- consisting of ten huge rocky segments with comet-like dust -- started coming apart last year and continues to break into smaller pieces. Could be due to a sunlight effect, as logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Comets Collide Around Young Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter A, Chile, discovery, Goddard Research Center, interesting, nasa, news, science, space, University of Cambridge )

Kayleen
- 46 days ago - spacefellowship.com
Astronomers have found a massive blob of carbon monoxide floating around the star 51 light-years from Earth due to cometary collisions that will help reveal the makeup of other solar systems. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Asteroid Will Pass Between Moon and Earth Today
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroids, astronomy, interesting, news, science, space, world )

Kayleen
- 47 days ago - cbsnews.com
Astronomers say no problem, like what they said last year when another large asteroid with a small companion buzzed Earth. The companion caused injuries and major property damage in Russia, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Very Close Encounter: Enormous Asteroid to Zip Between Earth and Moon Wednesday
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Caree
- 48 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Earth is in for a close call. Asteroid 2014 DX110 is one of the closest asteroids to approach Earth in recent months. It is set to fly between the Earth and moon Wednesday evening at 33,000 mph and be an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth. Weighing 16,000
Einstein's Lost Theory Uncovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, Einstein, research, scientists, society, study, space )

Kit
- 52 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A manuscript that lay unnoticed by scientists for decades has revealed that Albert Einstein once dabbled with an alternative to the Big Bang theory, proposing instead that the Universe expanded steadily and eternally.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Finds Hundreds Of New Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, space, study, NewTechnology, nasa )

Giana
- 54 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A huge new haul of planets has joined the tally of alien worlds discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, scientists announced today
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Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, environment, habitat, investigation, nasa, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 55 days ago - industrytap.com
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered two new planetary systems: Kepler-62 with five planets and Kepler-69 with two planets. The two systems include three super-Earth size planets in the habitable zone of their stars. To date, Kepler has discovered ...
 

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