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NASA Rover Finds Mysterious Methane Emissions on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, nasa, humans, investigation, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, Rover, Methane, emissions, Mars, Extraterrestrial Life )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
New results suggest evidence for extraterrestrial life could be near at hand
NASA's Rover Detects Methane Pulses That Hint at Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, Mars, nasa, news, research, science, space, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor )

Kayleen
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
It's an unusually strong pulse of methane that could be biological in nature, since soil samples in that area contain evidence of organic molecules. This justifies a manned mission to Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
'Super-Earth' Alien Planet Spotted By Ground-Based Telescope, a First
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 3 days ago - msn.com
Finding Earthlike planets beyond our solar system has largely been the work of space-based telescopes, but new observations from a remote island suggest that could change. Optical Telescope on La Palma observed a planet twice the size of Earth as it -
Rosetta Comet Probe Contradicts Current Theories About Source of Earth's Water
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comets, Earth, ESA, interesting, news, science, space, University of Bern )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
Data from the Rosetta spacecraft flying along with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko concludes that asteroids, not comets, delivered the lion's share of the water making up Earth's oceans. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Astronomers Believe They Found Two Sources of Dark Matter
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, discovery, energy, astronomy, space, nasa )

Glenn
- 4 days ago - piercepioneer.com
This could be a new source of energy.
2 Futures Can Explain Time's Mysterious Past
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, astronomy, cosmology, future, time, past, theory, big bang, parallel universe )

Darren
- 4 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe
Earth's Water Most Likely Not From Comets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, science, research, space )

Mitchell
- 5 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
Information gleaned from the Rosetta Spacecraft indicate that the water vapor coming from Comet 67P has a different Deuterium/Hydrogen signature than Earth's water.
Is There a Parallel Universe That's Moving Backwards in Time?
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, physics, Big Bang, universe, space, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 5 days ago - iflscience.com
Time, as we understand it, moves from the past to the future irreversibly. But now, an international trio of theoretical physicists is suggesting that there's more than one future.
How To Watch This Weekend's Mysterious Geminids Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, meteors, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Caree
- 6 days ago - msn.com
This weekend is the last major meteor shower of the year -- the Geminids meteor shower -- and experts suspect it will be quite a show. The best time to watch will be coming up this weekend when the sky will come alive with hundreds of shooting stars ...
Astronomers Spot Massive Blue Stars Beginning To Merge
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, nasa, research, stars )

Michael
- 7 days ago - iflscience.com
In the Giraffe constellation 13,000 light-years away, MY Camelopardalis is a massive binary system made up of two blue (that is, very hot and very bright) stars. They're so close, they're about to merge into a supermassive star.
New Horizons Space Probe Awakens From Sleep for Close Encounter With Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics, nasa, New Horizon, news, Pluto, research, science, Southwest Research Institute, space )

Kayleen
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
Three billion miles away from Earth, NASA's New Horizons probe is getting ready to become the first spacecraft to visit Pluto and its moons this coming July. And then on to the Kuiper Belt, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Life's Residue in a Martian Meteor?
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, research, astronomy )

Mitchell
- 11 days ago - earthsky.org
Scientists find possible signs of life in a meteorite from Mars, as per Dec. 4, 2014 report.
Earth Has Its Own 'Star Trek'-Like Force Field
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, Earth, environment, interesting, MIT, news, science, space, University of Colorado Boulder )

Kayleen
- 14 days ago - cnn.com
Scientists just discovered a protective shield 7,200 miles above Earth, similar to the force fields seen on the popular TV show. They're baffled by this phenomenon, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
In a First, a Ground-Based Telescope Spots a 'Super-Earth' Transiting a Sunlike Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, , research, science, space, York University )

Kayleen
- 16 days ago - csmonitor.com
Its mass is eight times that of our own planet and its diameter is twice the Earth's, making it the first true super-Earth to be discovered. The exoplanet's star is like our Sun, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
 

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