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Earth: These Are The Discoveries That Made Stephen Hawking Famous
Offbeat  (tags: space, discovery, scientists, genius, Stephen Hawking )

Ray
- 258 days ago - bbc.com
The legendary physicist has helped explain the behaviour of black holes and even examined the origin of the universe
Comet Wild 2 Dust 'Ballistics' Probed in 3D
Offbeat  (tags: comet residue, space, Scientists, USA )

Ray
- 263 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ms White and her colleagues believe that mapping these tracks - made of empty space, squashed and melted aerogel, and minuscule amounts of comet residue - will yield valuable information about the original culprit grain.
Martian Salt Streaks 'Painted By Liquid Water'
Offbeat  (tags: space, mars, scientists, discovery )

Ray
- 367 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists think they can now tie dark streaks seen on the surface of Mars to periodic flows of liquid water.
Total Lunar Eclipse to Meet 'Supermoon'
Offbeat  (tags: Moon, lunar eclipse, space, astronomical, supermoon )

Ray
- 370 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Moon will turn a rusty hue in the early hours of Monday and may seem larger in the sky,
Glimpse Into Our Amazing Past With These Historic Photos
Offbeat  (tags: rare photgraphs, history, world, interesting, space, war, culture )

Nancy
- 398 days ago - buzzlamp.com
Some sweet, some morbid, but all are historical and interesting. Includes a letter from Ghandi to Hitler, the original Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin and the KKK on a ferris wheel.
On This Day 1989:Voyager Spacecraft Reaches Neptune
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, Space, Voyager, Planet, Neptune )

Ray
- 402 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The unmanned Voyager 2 spacecraft has sent back the first close-up pictures of Neptune and its satellite planets.
Earth: What Is A Ray of Light Made Of?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Ray of Light, Space, Science )

Ray
- 410 days ago - bbc.com
It's all around us and allows us to see the world. But most of us would struggle to explain what light actually is,
Northern Lights Spectacular From Space
Offbeat  (tags: environment, space )

Elaine
- 411 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Time lapse of the northern lights. would love to see them properly one day!
Trouble in Orbit: The Growing Problem of Space Junk
Offbeat  (tags: space, junk, Trouble in orbit, US Space Surveillance Network )

Ray
- 419 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In 2014, the International Space Station had to move three times to avoid lethal chunks of space debris. The problem also threatens crucial and costly satellites in orbit. So what is the scale of the space junk problem, and what can we do about it?
Pluto Is Turning Into The Planet Of Your Nightmares
Offbeat  (tags: Pluto, Cthulhu, space, Lovecraft, 2015, discovery, interesting, study, scientists, off-beat, funny )

Mari
- 441 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The New Horizons mission to Pluto has been a dream come true for scientists, who've waited years to get their first close-up glimpse of the distant dwarf planet. But some of the informal names they're giving its distinctive features are straight out of...
Philae Comet Lander Wakes Up
Offbeat  (tags: space, comet, comet landing, Earth )

Ray
- 474 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Space Agency (Esa) says its comet lander, Philae, has woken up and contacted Earth.
Hubble Finds 'Best Evidence' for Ganymede Subsurface Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Space, Hubble, Ganymede subsurface ocean )

Ray
- 523 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There is further, compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean of water beneath its icy crust.
Hubble Issues 25th Birthday Image
Offbeat  (tags: Tags NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 523 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Hubble Space Telescope has celebrated its silver anniversary with a picture featuring a spectacular vista of young stars blazing across a dense cloud of gas and dust.
In Pictures: 25 Years of Hubble
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 523 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The space shuttle Discovery carried the US-European Hubble Space Telescope (HST) into orbit on 24 April 1990, opening a new era in the history of astronomy.
 

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