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Clouds Of Water Vapour Detected Just 7 Light-Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: space, research, science, nasa, WISE, water, brown dwarf, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - iflscience.com
Water is essential for life as we know it, so it's particularly exciting to hear that astronomers have recently discovered a brown dwarf about 7 light years away that could yield the first direct evidence of water clouds outside of our solar system.
Particles From Outside Our Solar System Found
Science & Tech  (tags: science, nasa, dust Stardust, research, discovery, astronomy, comet, Comet Wild 2 )

Michael
- 9 days ago - iflscience.com
NASA launched the Stardust spacecraft in 1999, with a mission to collect cosmic dust as well as dust from the comet Wild 2.
Nasa Probe Sees Pluto and Its Moon Like Never Before
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Charon, interesting, nasa, news, Pluto, science, space )

Kayleen
- 13 days ago - foxnews.com
NASA's New Horizons space probe has captured an amazing video of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon. Get set for the historic encounter with Pluto next July that will be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Mysterious Objects Filmed Near International Space Station Send UFO Watchers Into Frenzy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, scientists, society, space, technology, world, ufos, paranormal event )

Frank
- 13 days ago - nydailynews.com
The first sighting of several white orbs was seen on Aug. 4 by eagle-eyed UFO watchers hooked on monitoring NASA's live webcam. Blogger Scott Waring, of UFO Sightings Daily, was one of the first to point out the Aug. 4 appearance while describing it as...
The Moon Might Still Have Partly Molten Insides
Science & Tech  (tags: science, moon, gravity, core, discovery, research, astronomy )

Michael
- 15 days ago - iflscience.com
A study examining the deformation of the moon suggests that there's an extremely soft layer deep inside that's being kept warm by the gravity of Earth. The work was published in Nature Geoscience last month.
Supermoon Sunday Will Be Biggest Moon of 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: science, moon, supermoon, space, astronomy, interesting )

Michael
- 17 days ago - cbc.ca
On Sunday night, have a look at the moon -- it will be bigger and brighter than at any other time this year. The full moon on Sunday is a supermoon - one that is up to 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than a regular full moon.
The Summer's Brightest Supermoon Comes This Sunday, August 10th Read More: Http://Fox43.Com/2014/08/08/th e-Summers-Brightest-Su
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, super moons, full moon, stargazers )

Beatrice
- 17 days ago - fox43.com
The second installment of this summer's season of super moons is happening Sunday. Stargazers who missed the July 12 supermoon will have another chance to see the bright lunar phenomenon from all around the world. The full moons of this summer,
The Strangest Stuff From Outer Space: 10 Weirdest Things in Outer Space - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 18 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Video: Mind-blowing outer space objects aren't just found in science fiction. Check out these fascinating real-life phenomena found among the stars.
'We Are Here!' Spacecraft Rosetta Meets 67P Comet 10 Years After Leaving Earth, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, spacecraft, Rosetta, comet, VIDEO, astronomy )

Beatrice
- 19 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The spacecraft Rosetta is trying to catch a comet. Today, after a decade long journey, it finally reached caught up with 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko In November it will be close enough to harpoon the frozen ball of dirty ice and attempt to make a soft
6 New Telescopes That Will Change the Way We See Space | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, technology, science, Telescopes, Chile, Mauna Kea scientists, nasa )

Cat
- 23 days ago - mnn.com
Sounds like something to look forward to. A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to an unprecedented building boom of big telescopes that are expected to shed light on dark energy, distant solar systems and other mysteries of the universe.
Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.
Searching for Extra-Galactic Radio Signals
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, interesting, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, news, radio signals, science, space )

Kayleen
- 31 days ago - sciencenews.org
These intense fast radio bursts are the calling card of some exotic, cataclysmic event outside the Milky Way, and may tell the story of half the missing matter in the universe. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
NASA Believes Newest Telescopes Could Spot Extraterrestrial Life Within 20 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, nasa, research, science, space )

Michael
- 38 days ago - iflscience.com
"Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying." - Arthur Clarke
Super-Duper-Moon Expected in August
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, full moon )

Beatrice
- 42 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A supermoon which will be even bigger and brighter than last weekend's is expected on August 10th when the full Moon reaches its closest point to Earth. This weekend's stunning 'supermoon' captured the imagination of stargazers and photographers
 

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