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Asteroid To Flyby Earth On March 5 At An Unnervingly Close Distance
Science & Tech  (tags: Chelyabinsk meteor, science, nasa, asteroid, NEO, space, astronomy, discovery, research, investigation )

Michael
- 3 days ago - iflscience.com
Hard hats at the ready - because an asteroid is going to fly past Earth on March 5, 2016, and while there's essentially no chance of it hitting us, it will come remarkably close to our planet.
Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, astronauts, NASA, Apollo, obituaries )

Freya
- 5 days ago - space.com
Edgar Mitchell, who 45 years ago became the sixth man to walk on the moon, died on Thursday (Feb. 4), the day before the anniversary of his lunar landing. He was 85.
Mysterious Martian "Cauliflower" May Be the Latest Hint of Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, mars exploration, space, Panspermia )

Louise
- 10 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Unusual silica formations spotted by a NASA rover look a lot like structures formed by microbes around geysers on Earth.
Smith Cloud Will Smash Into the Milky Way Galaxy in 30M Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, space, science, nasa, Milky Way )

Michael
- 14 days ago - cbc.ca
A giant, invisible gas cloud is hurtling toward our galaxy at over one million kilometres per hour and when it collides it will unleash an explosion of star formation. Luckily, that collision won't happen for about 30 million years.
Warmest Year on Record?
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, environment, nasa, science )

Mitchell
- 16 days ago - nasa.gov
2015 has been declared the sad champion since records have been kept, 1880!
Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean
Science & Tech  (tags: Expedition 46, Tim Peake, NASA, ISS, ESA, Earth, Italy, Alps, Mediterranean )

Steve
- 17 days ago - nasa.gov
Beautiful night pass over Italy, Alps and Mediterranean
Astronomers Find Evidence for Giant "Planet Nine"
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, California Institute of Technology, discovery, interesting, nasa, news, Planet Nine, science, space )

Kayleen
- 22 days ago - cbsnews.com
The new as-yet unseen planet has 10 times the mass of Earth, orbits 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, and has dramatically affected the orbits of other Kuiper Belt planetoids. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Astronomers Think They'Ve Discovered A Neptune-Sized Ninth Planet Beyond Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, science, space, discovery, study, nasa, Neptune, Planet Nine, solar system, Kuiper Belt )

Michael
- 22 days ago - iflscience.com
Evidence for Planet Nine comes from the observed motion of objects in the Kuiper Belt, a vast region of comets beyond the orbit of Pluto.
Comets Can't Explain The "Alien Megastructure" Star
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, star, aliens, research, nasa, space )

Michael
- 25 days ago - iflscience.com
The strange dimming of the star KIC 8462852, made famous by speculation it might host an alien megastructure, is even stranger than we knew.
Astronauts Grow First Flower Ever to Bloom in Outer Space
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, space, agriculture )

Glenn
- 26 days ago - news.yahoo.com
This shows that farming in space is possible.
There Are Spiders on Mars Like David Bowie Said, According to Nasa
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, Mars, Spider like terrian, Science )

Louise
- 32 days ago - independent.co.uk
Nasa released images showing the planet Mars is covered in huge, beautiful terrains that are referred to as spiders.
The Wonders of Deep Space: Scientists Are on the Hunt for Alien Molecules
Science & Tech  (tags: deep space, NASA, Astronomy, Astrochemistry, new molecules, compounds, C3H+, propynylidynium, ab initio quantum chemistry, buckyballs )

Judy
- 42 days ago - salon.com
Astrochemists have discovered compounds in the cosmos that cannot exist on Earth. Here are a few of their findings.
Cassini Bids Farewell To Saturn's Enceladus In Final, Remarkable Flyby
Science & Tech  (tags: science, nasa, Enceladus, space, discovery, Saturn, Saturn Moon, research, investigation, astronomy )

Michael
- 46 days ago - iflscience.com
Say goodbye to Enceladus: The Cassini spacecraft has finished its final flyby of the mysterious icy moon of Saturn. After receiving streams of data over the weekend, NASA has showcased some of the most beautiful astrophotography taken by the probe.
Boulders on a Martian Landslide
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, HiRISE, NASA, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, JPL-Caltech )

Steve
- 46 days ago - uahirise.org
The striking feature in this image, acquired by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on March 19, 2014, is a boulder-covered landslide along a canyon wall
Martian Gullies Triggered By Exploding Dry Ice!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, science, research, space )

Mitchell
- 49 days ago - skyandtelescope.com
An apparently simple mechanism, that does not require the presence of liquid water, appears to account for the evolving gullies on Mars.
 

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