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Wow! This Hubble Telescope Photo of Mars With a Comet Is Amazing
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, nasa, news, interesting, space )

Carlene
- 5 days ago - space.com
The famed Hubble Space Telescope has captured a jaw-dropping view of a comet making an incredibly close flyby of Mars.
Hubble Space Telescope's Greatest Hits
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, tech, nasa, space, astronomy, discovery, photos )

Giana
- 7 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Hubble Space Telescope's launch and deployment in April 1990 marked the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo's telescope. Our view of the universe and our place within it has never been the same.
Astronomers Create First 3D Map Of Hidden Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, interesting, news, NewTechnology, space, technology, tech )

Linda
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Mapping the cosmos sounds like a daunting challenge, but now an international team of astronomers has managed to do just that.
Comet to Buzz By Mars -- And You Get to Watch
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, technology, world, science, scientists, research, investigation, news, interesting, nasa, history, environment, Gizmos, humans, discovery, ancient, astronomy )

O O
- 8 days ago - newsglobal.us
Comet is set to zoom past Mars in a rare celestial event Sunday afternoon. event will be live streamed by Slooh, an organization that connects powerful telescopes to the Internet. The Virtual Telescope Project will also be streaming the comet's passing.
Siding Spring Comet To Skim Mars At 120,000mph
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, nasa, NewTechnology, space, tech, technology, world )

Linda
- 10 days 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
- 13 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
- 14 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
- 17 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
- 22 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
- 22 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
- 23 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
- 29 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
- 31 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
- 31 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
- 33 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
 

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