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Comets Can't Explain The "Alien Megastructure" Star
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, star, aliens, research, nasa, space )

- 24 days ago -
The strange dimming of the star KIC 8462852, made famous by speculation it might host an alien megastructure, is even stranger than we knew.
Astronauts Grow First Flower Ever to Bloom in Outer Space
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, space, agriculture )

- 25 days ago -
This shows that farming in space is possible.
Astronomers Think They'Ve Discovered A Neptune-Sized Ninth Planet Beyond Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, science, space, discovery, study, nasa, Neptune, Planet Nine, solar system, Kuiper Belt )

- 21 days ago -
Evidence for Planet Nine comes from the observed motion of objects in the Kuiper Belt, a vast region of comets beyond the orbit of Pluto.
Mysterious Martian "Cauliflower" May Be the Latest Hint of Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, mars exploration, space, Panspermia )

- 8 days ago -
Unusual silica formations spotted by a NASA rover look a lot like structures formed by microbes around geysers on Earth.
Astronomers Find Evidence for Giant "Planet Nine"
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, California Institute of Technology, discovery, interesting, nasa, news, Planet Nine, science, space )

- 21 days ago -
The new as-yet unseen planet has 10 times the mass of Earth, orbits 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, and has dramatically affected the orbits of other Kuiper Belt planetoids. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Smith Cloud Will Smash Into the Milky Way Galaxy in 30M Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, space, science, nasa, Milky Way )

- 13 days ago -
A giant, invisible gas cloud is hurtling toward our galaxy at over one million kilometres per hour and when it collides it will unleash an explosion of star formation. Luckily, that collision won't happen for about 30 million years.
Antarctic Fungi Could Survive on Mars, ISS Study Shows
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ESA. E.T. life, International Space Station, Mars, National Institute of Aerospace Technolo, space )

- 4 days ago -
Tiny fungi from Antarctica were sent to the ISS and, after 18 months aboard in conditions similar to Mars, over 60 per cent of their cells remained intact, with stable DNA. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
One Trillion Kilometres ApartâEUR"a Lonely Planet and Its Distant Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, space, science, extra-solar planets )

- 16 days ago -
A team of astronomers found a lonely planet, until now thought to be a free floating or lonely planet, in a huge orbit around its star. Incredibly the object, designated as 2MASS J2126, is about 1 trillion km or 7,000 AU from the star it is orbiting.
'Ninth Planet' May Exist in Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: space, planets, solar system )

- 22 days ago -
A previously unknown giant planet may have been discovered lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system, US scientists announced on Wednesday.
Asteroid To Flyby Earth On March 5 At An Unnervingly Close Distance
Science & Tech  (tags: Chelyabinsk meteor, science, nasa, asteroid, NEO, space, astronomy, discovery, research, investigation )

- 3 days ago -
Hard hats at the ready - because an asteroid is going to fly past Earth on March 5, 2016, and while there's essentially no chance of it hitting us, it will come remarkably close to our planet.
Have Gravitational Waves Been Found???
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, news, research, scientists, space, world, Einstein )

- 1 day ago -
"How to Watch Thursday's Big Reveal About Gravitational Waves"
Hundreds of Galaxies Found Hiding Behind Milky Way : DNews
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

- 2 days ago -
There's no telling how many there are.

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