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NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids
Science & Tech  (tags: NPR, NASA, Cash, prize, asteroids, science, research, space, study, interesting, astronomy )

Mari
- 32 days ago - npr.org
Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says.
NASA-Backed Study Says Humanity Is Pretty Much Screwed
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, NASA, Humanity, humans, study, environment )

Mari
- 36 days ago - gizmodo.com
A new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center says the world's industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources.
How 'Death Stars' Wipe Out Potential Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, astronomy, space, Death Stars, science, research, nasa )

Michael
- 41 days ago - iflscience.com
Hundreds of young stars and protostars reside in the Orion Nebula, swathed by dust and gas. For many of these stars, the material surrounding them will go on to form planets.
Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, NASA, Kepler space telescope, Exoplanets )

Beatrice
- 42 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Imagine living on a planet with seasons so erratic you would hardly know whether to wear Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat. That is the situation on a weird, wobbly world found by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.
Comets Collide Around Young Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter A, Chile, discovery, Goddard Research Center, interesting, nasa, news, science, space, University of Cambridge )

Kayleen
- 46 days ago - spacefellowship.com
Astronomers have found a massive blob of carbon monoxide floating around the star 51 light-years from Earth due to cometary collisions that will help reveal the makeup of other solar systems. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Very Close Encounter: Enormous Asteroid to Zip Between Earth and Moon Wednesday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Caree
- 49 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Earth is in for a close call. Asteroid 2014 DX110 is one of the closest asteroids to approach Earth in recent months. It is set to fly between the Earth and moon Wednesday evening at 33,000 mph and be an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth. Weighing 16,000
NASA Plots Daring Flight to Jupiter's Watery Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Jupiter, Europa, space exploration )

Freya
- 49 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Finds Hundreds Of New Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, space, study, NewTechnology, nasa )

Giana
- 54 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A huge new haul of planets has joined the tally of alien worlds discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, scientists announced today
Population of Known Alien Planets Nearly Doubles as NASA Discovers 715 New Worlds
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, NASA, Kepler space telescope, exoplanets, space exploration )

Freya
- 55 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered more than 700 new exoplanets, nearly doubling the current number of confirmed alien worlds.
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Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, environment, habitat, investigation, nasa, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 56 days ago - industrytap.com
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered two new planetary systems: Kepler-62 with five planets and Kepler-69 with two planets. The two systems include three super-Earth size planets in the habitable zone of their stars. To date, Kepler has discovered ...
Massive Asteroid Zipped By Earth Monday Night
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, earth, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study )

Caree
- 63 days ago - cnn.com
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour.
NASA Report: How to Defend Planet From Asteroids
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroids, defense, NASA )

Freya
- 68 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The results of a workshop to find the best ways to find, track and deflect asteroids headed for Earth were released by NASA on Friday, February 7.
Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

Kayleen
- 83 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Dwarf Planet Ceres in Asteroid Belt May Contain More Freshwater Than Earth By Travis Gettys Thursday, January 23, 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: world, scientists, research, science, society, space, study, technology, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, habitat, health, environment, discovery, climate, astronomy, energy, performance, tech )

O O
- 88 days ago - rawstory.com
Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt.A team led by the European Space Agency detected water plumes spewing from two regions of the dwarf planet using the infrared Herschel Space Ob
Rosetta Spacecraft Wakes Up and Sends a Message to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, news, NewTechnology, space, interesting )

Giana
- 90 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The ESA's comet-chasing Rosetta spacecraft wakes up after three years in hibernation in deep space and sends a message to Earth. Video.
 

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