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Meteorite Diamonds May Reveal a Lost Planet From Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, history, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, tech, world )

Caree
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
In 2008, chunks of space rock crashed in the deserts of Sudan. Diamonds discovered inside one of the recovered meteorites may have come from a destroyed planet that orbited our sun billions of years ago
Utah, USA: Rainbow Bridge National Monument Designated As An International Dark Sky Sanctuary
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Fiona
- 2 days ago - desertusa.com
April 19: Rainbow Bridge National Monument and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) are excited to announce the designation of Rainbow Bridge National Monument as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary.
Atoms May Hum a Tune From Grand Cosmic Symphony
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, scientists, science, research )

Glenn
- 3 days ago - eurekalert.org
Researchers playing with a cloud of ultracold atoms uncovered behavior that bears a striking resemblance to the universe in microcosm.
Europa in Canada?
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, investigation, science, research, space, astronomy )

Mitchell
- 5 days ago - news.utexas.edu
Salty sub-glacial Lakes may hold key to some extra-terrestrial life.
20 Things You Didn't Know About... Galaxies | DiscoverMagazine.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Glenn
- 5 days ago - discovermagazine.com
Things you don't know about the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Space.Com: Powerful Solar Wind From Hole In The Sun Pumps Up Auroras
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Wind, Hole In Sun, Auroras, Communications, Disruption, NASA, astronomy, computer, discovery, habitat, health, history, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Fiona
- 12 days ago - space.com
A massive "hole" on the surface of the sun has unleashed a strong solar wind that scientists say may amp up the northern lights in some areas of the U.S. and could disrupt satellite communications over the next few days.
From Space.Com: What Are The Next Big Pieces Of Space Junk To Fall To Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Tiangong, NASA, Space, Space Junk, astronomy, computer, Gizmos, history, humans, interesting, investigation, news, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 20 days ago - space.com
Not all space junk is orbiting in a circular path, though. Almost on the same day as the PSLV is expected to re-enter, part of a half-ton (440 kg) European rocket, an Ariane 5, will be heading for Earth,
Blue Moon, March 31, 2018, Last Blue Moon Until 2020
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Fiona
- 23 days ago - space.com
Skywatchers take note: The last Blue Moon of 2018 is just around the corner. If you miss it, you'll have to wait to 2020 for the next one. This Blue Moon âEUR" the name given to the second full moon to occur in a single calendar month âEUR" rises today
From Space.Com: US National Park Service Rangers Have Skywatching Training
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, McDonald Observatory Planet Search, computer, concept, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists )

Fiona
- 30 days ago - space.com
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) has partnered with the McDonald Observatory to create training programs for park rangers and improve skywatching events. The observatory is run by the University of Texas at Austin.
Google' Doodle Celebrates Mexican Astronomer Guillermo Haro.
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, astronamer Guillermo Haro, March 21, 105 years old, history, humans, nasa, news, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 32 days ago - space.com
Google's latest homepage Doodle celebrates Guillermo Haro, a Mexican astronomer who in 1959 became the first Mexican elected to the Royal Astronomical Society. March 21 would have been his 105th birthday.
From Live Science: Did Prehistoric Astronomers Build Stonehenge?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, ancient, prehistoric, concept, discovery, history, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Fiona
- 33 days ago - livescience.com
In 1964, the late astronomer Gerald Hawkins developed an intricate method to use pit holes and markers to predict eclipses at Stonehenge. However, this does not mean that this is how Stonehenge was intended to be used.
How Stephen Hawking Transformed Our Understanding Of Black Holes
Science & Tech  (tags: Stephen Hawking, Black Holes, Einstein's Theory of Relativity, astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Fiona
- 38 days ago - space.com
There's a lot we still don't know about black holes, but these light-gobbling behemoths would be even more mysterious if Stephen Hawking hadn't plumbed their inky depths. Hawking improved some of Einstein's math to do so.
Massive Solar Storm That Will Slam Earth TOMORROW Could Knock Out Power Supplies, Damage Satellites and Trigger Stunning Auroras
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, energy, environment, habitat, humans, interesting, internet, news, research, safety, science, scientists, tech, world )

Caree
- 41 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A huge solar storm is heading for Earth, and it's likely to hit tomorrow. The storm could knockout satellites, disrupt power supplies and spark stunning displays of the Northern Lights.
Stephen Hawking, Modern Cosmology's Brightest Star, Dies Aged 76
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computer, computers, design, discovery, environment, health, history, humans, news, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 41 days ago - theguardian.com
Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76
From Space.Com: Particle Zoo
Science & Tech  (tags: Astrophysics, Physics, astronomy, computers, concept, discovery, history, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 43 days ago - space.com
At the subatomic level, the true variety and splendor of nature is on full display, with a dizzying array of particles, forces and fields all whizzing and whirring about, governed by nearly-inscrutable laws of physics.
 

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