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NASA Eyes On Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, news, NewTechnology, Cosmos, planets, stars, interesting, research, science, space, study, computers, astronomy )

Mari
- 30 days ago - eyes.nasa.gov
NASA computer program that allows you to see all the planets they've discovered around other stars!
More Ingredients for Life Identified on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, solar system, planets, alien life )

Freya
- 103 days ago - space.com
The more scientists learn about Mars, the more intriguing the Red Planet becomes as a potential haven for primitive life in the ancient past ... and perhaps even the present.
Newly-Discovered Planet Has Four Parent Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, stars, planets, space, discovery, research, nasa )

Michael
- 122 days ago - iflscience.com
Earth only has one parent star, but other planets exist in systems much different than our own. Binary star systems are more common than single stars, and though planets in triple star systems are more rare, they are not unheard of.
NASA Missions May re-Elevate Pluto and Ceres From Dwarf Planets to Full-on Planet Status
Science & Tech  (tags: Ceres, Pluto, NASA, space exploration, planets )

Judy
- 130 days ago - theconversation.com
NASA spacecraft will visit Ceres in March and Pluto in July.
Earth's Surprise Inside: Geologists Unlock Mysteries of the Planet's Inner Core
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, core, planets, geology )

Freya
- 146 days ago - phys.org
Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world's deepest mystery: the planet's inner core.
âEUR~A Trillion Habitable Planets in GalaxyâEUR(TM): ANU
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, habitable, astronomy, space, science, research, discovery )

Roger
- 150 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
THE search parameters for extraterrestrial life just got a whole lot wider after Australian scientists predicted that our galaxy could have hundreds of billions of planets orbiting stars in the Goldilocks zone, an area with the right conditions to suppor
Epic Short Film 'Wanderers' Envisions Humanity's Future in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, imagination, videos, films, planets, solar system, astronauts )

Freya
- 154 days ago - space.com
"Wanderers" is a short science fiction film by Erik Wernquist âEUR" a digital artist and animator from Stockholm, Sweden.
Faraway Planet Is Lord of the Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets, planetary rings, planets, J1407b )

Freya
- 158 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Astronomers said Wednesday they had found the first-ever ringed planet beyond our solar system, a super-world with a girdle of halos 200 times bigger than Saturn's.
How Did Life Become Complex, And Could It Happen Beyond Earth?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, life, solar system, biology )

Freya
- 166 days ago - astrobio.net
When astrobiologists contemplate life on nearby planets or moons, they often suggest such life would be simple. Instead of there being some kind of multicellular organism on, say, Jupiter's moon Europa, scientists instead aim to find something more like
Two More Planets in Our Solar System, Say Astronomers
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, solar system, planets )

Freya
- 167 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Solar System has at least two more planets waiting to be discovered beyond the orbit of Pluto, Spanish and British astronomers say. The official list of planets in our star system runs to eight, with gas giant Neptune the outermost.
How a MIT Science Prof Is Threatening to Undo Everything the Religious Right Holds Dear
Science & Tech  (tags: biology, evolution, life, creationism, planets, energy )

Freya
- 182 days ago - alternet.org
The Christian right's obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you've probably never even heard of.
The Biggest Alien Planet Discoveries of 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, exoplanets, Kepler, space exploration, NASA )

Freya
- 189 days ago - space.com
This past year was a banner one for the field of exoplanet science, with the tally of known alien worlds doubling to nearly 2,000 by the end of 2014.
Planets More Habitable Than Earth May Be Common in Our Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, planets, habitable, earth, common, galaxy, life, universe )

Darren
- 199 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Planets quite different from our own may be the best homes for life in the universe
Half Of All Stars Could Exist Outside of Galaxies
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, stars, planets, galaxies, rogue stars, discovery, nasa, space )

Michael
- 238 days ago - iflscience.com
Stars and planets are regarded as existing nicely within galaxies. We know that every now and again there are events that fling a star outside of the galaxy, doomed to wander the universe alone, but it was previously assumed to be relatively rare.
Clear Skies Reveal Water on Distant Neptune-Sized Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, planets, water )

Ray
- 284 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A cloud-free atmosphere has allowed scientists to pick out signs of water vapour on a distant planet the size of Neptune: the smallest "exoplanet" ever to reveal its chemical composition.
 

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