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In Pictures: 25 Years of Hubble
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 669 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.
Earth: Weird Green Objects Seen In Space
Offbeat  (tags: astronomy, science, discovery, space, objects, photography )

Ray
- 690 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
- 690 days ago - bbc.co.uk
By observing multiple collisions between huge clusters of galaxies, scientists have witnessed dark matter coasting straight through the turmoil.
Rosetta: Comet's Wind Mystery May Be Solved
Offbeat  (tags: wind mystery, science, scientists, space, Comet 67P )

Ray
- 706 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists from the Rosetta mission may have solved the puzzle of features on Comet 67P that look like they were produced by wind. Dust appears to be getting blown along the surface - a surprise finding on an "airless" body like a comet.
I-Wonder:Does It Matter the Moon Is Moving Away From Us?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Space, Moon )

Ray
- 719 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Moon is on the move. ItâEUR(TM)s now around 18 times further away from us than when it was formed 4.5 billion years ago.
Quantum Relativity   video
Offbeat  (tags: Quantum Relativity, quanta, time, space, paradigm shift )

Evelyn
- 747 days ago - youtu.be
The bridge between quantum physics and general relativity requires a paradigm shift. Simply presented - makes a lot of sense to a non-scientist!
What a Tail! Incredible Photo Shows Comet Lovejoy Turning Into Stream of Gas as It Gets Closer to the Sun
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, space, comet, world, performance, off-beat, environment, bizarre, interesting, news )

Roxy
- 776 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Comet Lovejoy is currently shooting north as it passes Earth - and photographers around the world are itching to capture its incredible green glowing tail. The comet is getting brighter every day making it easier for those in the Northern Hemisphere to
From Daredevils to Good Samaritans: 9 People Who Made 2014 Count
Offbeat  (tags: Bahrain, Clashes, Fracking, Human rights, Israel, Protest, Rally, Russia, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 783 days ago - rt.com
By accident of birth or design, some people were born to break the mold and march to the beat of their own drum. Below are the stories of nine people who made waves, both big and small, in their own special way in 2014.
Earth: Beautiful Images of Earth From Space
Offbeat  (tags: , Photography, space, earth )

Ray
- 793 days ago - bbc.com
Photography is part of an astronaut's job description and the results produce a fantastic record of the Earth and its surroundings from hundreds of miles away.
Earth: Spotting a Polar Bear's From Space
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, space, environment, animals, Polar Bears )

Ray
- 805 days ago - bbc.com
Scientists have begun to track bears from space in a bid to monitor their behaviour and numbers
I-Wonder: How Do We Know the Big Bang Actually Happened?
Offbeat  (tags: science, scientists, space, Big Bang )

Ray
- 806 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's the oldest question in human history. Everyone's asked it, from philosophers and poets to mathematicians and physicists. Most scientists think that everything that we know and experience around us began at a moment known as the Big Bang,
​Largest Sunspot Since 1990 Blasts Space With Flares (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, Space, Thrills&Spills )

Ray
- 838 days ago - rt.com
The Earth's biggest sunspot in over two decades has unleashed a barrage of solar flares, including five in the strongest, X-class, over a period of eight days, a NASA video shows.
Don't Touch Debris! Antares Explosion Leaves Highly Toxic Elements Beyond Hazard Area
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Russia, Space, USA, Vessels )

Ray
- 847 days ago - rt.com
The explosion late Tuesday of the Antares rocket, on a mission from Virginia to deliver 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station, scattered toxic wreckage beyond a protected 'hazard area' that should be avoided, NASA has warned.
Astronaut Alex Gerst's Stunning Pictures of Earth From Space
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, photos, pictures, world, earth, space )

Zora
- 864 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Astronaut Alex Gerst's stunning pictures of Earth from space
The Companies Vying to Turn Asteroids Into Filling Stations
Offbeat  (tags: space, business, companies, fuel, asteroids, Bill, Congress, USA )

Ray
- 878 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Private companies want to mine asteroids for fuel, and build filling stations in space. A bill now in front of the US Congress would help by allowing them to own what they discover - but it might, if passed, meet stiff international opposition.

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