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Siding Spring Comet To Skim Mars At 120,000mph
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, nasa, NewTechnology, space, tech, technology, world )

Linda
- 14 hours ago - news.sky.com
As the Siding Spring comet hurtles past the Red Planet, NASA's Curiosity and Opportunity rovers will capture spectacular image
Finally! New Horizons Has a Second Target | The Planetary Society
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, Hubble telescope, Strange Horizon Probe, space, technology, nasa )

Cat
- 3 days ago - planetary.org
So cool! What a huge relief: there is finally a place for New Horizons to visit beyond Pluto. A team of researchers led by John Spencer has discovered three possible targets,
Bizarre 'Pyramid' on Comet: How Did It Get There? (+Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comets, discovery, European Space Agency )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has beamed back spectacular images that show a giant 82-foot-tall pyramid-shaped boulder called "Cheops" on the surface of its target comet. A great discovery as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Small Black Hole Has Huge Appetite That Defies Theory
Science & Tech  (tags: science, nasa, research, astronomy, black hole, discovery, space )

Michael
- 7 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have recently discovered that P13, a small black hole about 12 million light years away on the outskirts of galaxy NGC7793, eats very quickly.
The Full Lunar Eclipse on Wednesday Is a Rare Blood Moon Read More at Http://Www.Inquisitr.Com/15237 71/the-Full-Lunar-Eclipse-on
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, news, space, moon, blood moon, eclipse, lunar eclipse )

Niki
- 12 days ago - inquisitr.com
There will be a very rare full lunar eclipse this coming Wednesday producing the second Blood Moon of the year. Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/1523771/the-full-lunar-ec lipse-on-wednesday-is-a-rare-blood-moon/#jgvwesLbF Jfb4RCW.99
'Blood Moon' Set to Wow Skywatchers
Science & Tech  (tags: space, moon, eclipse, astronomy )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A total lunar eclipse will be visible across much of the Americas and Asia in the coming hours. The eclipse starts at 08:00 GMT (04:00 EDT), reaching totality just before sunrise at 10:25 GMT (06:25 EDT).
There's An 'Impossible' Lunar Eclipse Happening This Week
Offbeat  (tags: astronomy, americans, bizarre, humans, interesting, off-beat, unusual, world )

Caree
- 13 days ago - preview.msn.com
Not all lunar eclipses are created equal, and this Wednesday, Oct. 8, you'll get the chance to see one of the rarest types, called a selenelion or horizontal eclipse. The east coast of the country will be able to see the sun rise and moon set at the exact
Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 20 days ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Complex Organic Molecule Found in Interstellar Space
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, astronomy, discovery, organic molecule )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy. Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from Earth.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014
Offbeat  (tags: Space, Astronomy, Photographer )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
From a close up look at the swirling angry gases on the Sun, to a serene night sky filled with a shimmering green aurora - the annual competition showcasing the cosmos beyond our planet has produced some stunning photographs.
Dark Matter Looks WIMPy
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, scientists, news, nasa, humans, astronomy, discovery, cosmology, dark matter, WIMPy, International Space Station, Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, particles, weakly interacting massive particles )

Darren
- 23 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Data from the International Space Station-based Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment supports the idea that dark matter consists of the invisible particles called weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs. Clara Moskowitz reports
The Water On Earth Predates The Formation Of The Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, study, research, discovery, water, solar system, astronomy, oceans, deuterium )

Michael
- 23 days ago - iflscience.com
A doctoral student claims to have solved the question of where the solar system's water comes from, including both our own oceans and the ice that makes up comets and the moons of the outer planets.
Water on Earth Is OLDER Than the Sun: Similarity Between Oceans and Icy Comets Increases Our Chance of Finding Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, earth, water, solar system, exoplanets, ancient ice, asteroids, sun )

Darren
- 23 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Earth's water may have begun life in the early solar system, says study This means exoplanets may form in environments with abundant water The study took a look at ancient ice preserved in comets and asteroids
Black Holes Do NOT Exist and the Big Bang Theory Is Wrong, Claims Scientist - and She Has the Maths to Prove It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, black holes, Big Bang Theory, proof, Laura Mersini-Houghton )

Darren
- 24 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientist claims she has mathematical proof black holes cannot exist She said it is impossible for stars to collapse and form a singularity Professor Laura Mersini-Houghton said she is still in 'shock' from the find
India Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, space, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, environment, astronomy, cosmology, india, spacecraft, mars, Mangalyaan probe, Red Planet, mission )

Darren
- 24 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Mangalyaan probe, the country's first mission to another world, has entered the Red Planet's orbit
 

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