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How Fast Is Earth Moving?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, investigation, space )

Rob
- 2 days ago - space.com
As an Earthling, it's easy to believe that we're standing still. After all, we don't feel any movement in our surroundings.
Three Things Juno Will Teach Us About Jupiter
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, investigation )

Rob
- 5 days ago - gizmag.com
Does Jupiter have a solid core?, How was Jupiter formed?, What influences Jupiter's aurorae?
NASA Is Ready to Start Building Its Life-Hunting 2020 Mars Rover
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, technology )

Rob
- 10 days ago - space.com
NASAs life-hunting 2020 Mars rover has cleared an extensive review process and is now ready to begin the final design and construction phase.
In Cosmic First, Scientists Spy a Star's Snow Line
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, star, snow line )

Nelson
- 11 days ago - space.com
For the first time, astronomers have caught a glimpse of the water snow line around a star -- the point in the young star's orbiting disk of debris where snow and ice first appear.
NASA Catches Moon 'Photobombing' Earth for Second Time in One Year - EcoWatch
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, earth, moon )

Nelson
- 12 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth," Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said. "The project recorded this event on July 5 with the same
This Is the Deepest Look Ever Into the Orion Nebula
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, technology )

Rob
- 12 days ago - popularmechanics.com
âEUR<Its a beautiful image with some interesting science behind it. Video: Best in HD and Full Screen.
Limestone World: Planet Around Dying Star Boasts Substance Linked to Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, limestone )

Nelson
- 12 days ago - space.com
The planet's star is slowly devouring it, revealing to watching astronomers what looks like a limestone crust. On Earth, limestone has ties to living organisms, though the substance can also form without their help.
Milky Way Galaxy Has Mass of 700 Billion Suns, Canadian Astronomers Say | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, milkyway galaxy )

Nelson
- 12 days ago - sci-news.com
What is the total mass of our Milky Way Galaxy? The short answer, so far, is 7 x 1011 solar masses, says a team of astronomers at McMaster University, Canada.
10 Galactic Mysteries Of The Milky Way - Listverse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Nelson
- 12 days ago - listverse.com
Stars like our sun are born in clusters with other similar stars. These stellar siblings form from the same gas cloud, and so they have the same chemical composition. Yet we've examined 100,000 stars within 325 light-years of Earth and found only two that
Astronomers Create Thermal Map of Super-Earth 55 Cancri E | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet )

Nelson
- 13 days ago - sci-news.com
Using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have mapped how conditions on 55 Cancri e - a 'nearby' super-Earth exoplanet - change throughout a complete orbit.
Astronomers: Red Giant Stars Could Host Habitable Exoplanets | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planets, habital zone )

Nelson
- 13 days ago - sci-news.com
In a study published in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org preprint), a team of astronomers at Cornell University has modeled the locations of the habitable zones for stars of spectral classes F to M and how long exoplanets can stay in them.
Spiral Arms Around Young Stars May Be Evidence of Giant Planets, Scientists Say | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet )

Nelson
- 13 days ago - sci-news.com
Spiral-arm-like features seen around two newborn stars, SAO 206462 and MWC 758, may be evidence for the presence of giant, unseen planets, says a team of astronomers led by Ruobing Dong of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
The Universe's Biggest Bangs | Old Farmer's Almanac
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, enery, interesting )

Nelson
- 14 days ago - almanac.com
A single gram of salami, fully converted into its innate energy, could power a 100-watt bulb for 30,000 years. A dollar bill weighs one gram. So squeezing the energy from a single paper currency note could run a 1 HP motor for 1,500 years.
New Dwarf Planet Discovered Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, dwarf planet, beyond Pluto )

Nelson
- 14 days ago - space.com
Astronomers have discovered another dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy objects beyond Neptune. But this newfound world, dubbed 2015 RR245, is much more distant than Pluto, orbiting the sun once every 700 Earth years, scientists said.
 

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