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Possible Evidence of Water Clouds in Brown Dwarf Situated Just 7.3 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, evidence, water, brown dwarf, light years )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - phys.org
A team of researchers, led by space scientist Jacqueline Faherty, has found evidence of water clouds in the atmosphere of a brown dwarf situated just 7.3 light years away. In their paper to be published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. . .
Wake of Nearby Supernova Hints at Explosion's Origins
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, space, scientists, study, astronomy, cosmology )

Darren
- 17 hours ago - sciencenews.org
Radiation pouring out of a nearby supernova is giving astronomers an in-depth look at the aftermath of a stellar explosion. The unprecedented peek has revealed never-before-seen details of how gamma rays are produced by such detonations.
Clouds Of Water Vapour Detected Just 7 Light-Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: space, research, science, nasa, WISE, water, brown dwarf, discovery, astronomy )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
Water is essential for life as we know it, so it's particularly exciting to hear that astronomers have recently discovered a brown dwarf about 7 light years away that could yield the first direct evidence of water clouds outside of our solar system.
Cosmonauts Find Plankton Clinging to the Outside of the Space Station
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Kayleen
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
Cosmonauts have discovered sea plankton and other microscopic organisms living on the outside of the International Space Station, fully exposed to the vacuum of space and deadly solar UV rays. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Star Dust Brought to Earth Originated Beyond Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
NASA's Stardust robotic mission which gathered samples from the flyby comet Wild 2 and brought them to Earth in 2006 has proven to be a success, with scientists saying some particles it collected originated from outside our solar system.
Nasa Probe Sees Pluto and Its Moon Like Never Before
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Charon, interesting, nasa, news, Pluto, science, space )

Kayleen
- 15 days ago - foxnews.com
NASA's New Horizons space probe has captured an amazing video of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon. Get set for the historic encounter with Pluto next July that will be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Mysterious Objects Filmed Near International Space Station Send UFO Watchers Into Frenzy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, scientists, society, space, technology, world, ufos, paranormal event )

Frank
- 15 days ago - nydailynews.com
The first sighting of several white orbs was seen on Aug. 4 by eagle-eyed UFO watchers hooked on monitoring NASA's live webcam. Blogger Scott Waring, of UFO Sightings Daily, was one of the first to point out the Aug. 4 appearance while describing it as...
Perseids Meteor Shower and Supermoon Offer Divine Heavenly Show - DON'T MISS!
Science & Tech  (tags: Supermoon, perigee, perseids, meteor showers, dramatic, unusual, off-beat, interesting, pictures, space )

Evelyn
- 18 days ago - theguardian.com
The best time to see the meteors is between Sat-Wed, with activity peaking on Tuesday. An unusually bright full supermoon was also seen on 12 July, another is due to appear on 9 September. But the supermoon of Sunday promises to be the most dramatic
Supermoon Sunday Will Be Biggest Moon of 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: science, moon, supermoon, space, astronomy, interesting )

Michael
- 19 days ago - cbc.ca
On Sunday night, have a look at the moon -- it will be bigger and brighter than at any other time this year. The full moon on Sunday is a supermoon - one that is up to 14 per cent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than a regular full moon.
Rosetta Captures High Resolution Images of Comet 67P
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, technology, comet 67P )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As Rosetta moved into what's officially called a "hyperbolic orbit", the cameras on board have been busy taking new images of the strange, icy body, comet 67P.
The Strangest Stuff From Outer Space: 10 Weirdest Things in Outer Space - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 20 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Video: Mind-blowing outer space objects aren't just found in science fiction. Check out these fascinating real-life phenomena found among the stars.
Astronomers Weigh Up Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: space, scientists, astronomy, Milky Way )

Ray
- 29 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Milky Way is lighter than astronomers previously thought, researchers have concluded. A team of scientists led by the University of Edinburgh found it has about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, known as Andromeda.
Searching for Extra-Galactic Radio Signals
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, interesting, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, news, radio signals, science, space )

Kayleen
- 33 days ago - sciencenews.org
These intense fast radio bursts are the calling card of some exotic, cataclysmic event outside the Milky Way, and may tell the story of half the missing matter in the universe. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
200 Moon Pits Could Accommodate Future Astronauts (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Space )

Ray
- 39 days ago - rt.com
Scientists have found more than 200 pits on the Moon some of which might lead to caves that could potentially shelter astronauts protecting them from harsh temperatures, radiation and dust, according to a new NASA study.
 

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