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27 Insane Space Facts That'Ll Make You Happy to Be Alive
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, concept, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, universe, world )

Caree
- 3 days ago - msn.com
Look up, and the amount of stars can unsettle you. Match that sense of awe with hard facts gathered by scientists, and you will look at our world at home and beyond our atmosphere much differently. Here are 27 mind-blowing facts about space to get you -
Target Pluto: Fastest Spaceship Set for Epic Encounter With Our Remotest Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, technology, science, research, New Horizons, Pluto, NASA discovery )

Cat
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
It is the fastest spaceship ever launched and has been hurtling towards its target at a staggering 36,000mph for the past nine years. But now Nasa engineers are preparing to put their robot craft, New Horizons, on its final course âEUR" to the t
How Did The Moon Form?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, research, nasa, moon, Earth, space )

Michael
- 6 days ago - iflscience.com
The events that led to the formation of the moon may not have been as improbable as previously thought, argue two papers in the same edition of Nature. However, the papers resolve the puzzle in very different ways.
Star's Birth Glimpsed 'in Real Time'
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, star birth )

Dave
- 10 days ago - bbc.com
I just think the pictures are really cool.
New Paper Solves Black Hole Paradox, Suggests They Don't Erase Information After All
Science & Tech  (tags: science, black holes, astronomy, space, discovery, physics, cosmology, research )

Michael
- 11 days ago - iflscience.com
We all may need to change our metaphors. Talk of paperwork "disappearing into a black hole" is wrong, a new paper claims. As it turns out, information is preserved in black holes far better than by an incompetent bureaucracy.
Spring Is the Season for Citizen Science - What You Can Do to Have Fun and Help Science!
Science & Tech  (tags: citizen science, research, science, ecology, Entomology, phenology, photography, butterflies, birds, salamanders, archaeology, astronomy, history )

Susan
- 12 days ago - zmescience.com
Lots of projects to choose from, from different areas of science and different levels of commitment on your part. So no excuses - jump in and help out!
Earth: Weird Green Objects Seen In Space
Offbeat  (tags: astronomy, science, discovery, space, objects, photography )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.com
A series of huge wispy green objects are photographed in deep space, A series of wispy green objects have been photographed in deep space.,
Dark Matter 'Ghosts' Through Galactic Smash-Ups
Offbeat  (tags: research, galactic smash-ups, Dark matter, scientists, astronomy, environment, space )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
By observing multiple collisions between huge clusters of galaxies, scientists have witnessed dark matter coasting straight through the turmoil.
Curiosity Rover Is Finding Out What Happened to Mars' Thick Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, E.T. life, interesting, investigation, Mars, nasa, news, research, science, space )

Kayleen
- 13 days ago - csmonitor.com
The rover is using three powerful instruments to probe the surface and atmosphere of Mars to determine if the Red Planet is supporting microbial life now, or had in the past. Results to be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
How Can Dark Matter Cause Chaos On Earth Every 30 Million Years?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, nasa, astronomy, space, study, dark matter )

Michael
- 15 days ago - iflscience.com
Why do mass extinctions and impacts appear to happen within an underlying cycle? The answer may lie in our position in the Milky Way Galaxy.
Scientists May Have Solved Origins Of Mysterious Feature In Venus' Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, science, space, astronomy, Venus )

Michael
- 20 days ago - iflscience.com
Venus may be enveloped in a thick, choking atmosphere, but this atmosphere is also shrouded in something else: mystery.
Jupiter Was A Wrecking Ball That Smashed Through Early Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, Jupiter, study, research )

Michael
- 23 days ago - iflscience.com
Before Jupiter settled into its current orbit, the massive planet came in like a wrecking ball, sweeping its way through the early solar system and smashing a first generation of inner planets.
 

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