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Asteroid Will Barely Miss Earth on May 15, 2018 Predicts NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 5 days ago - miamiherald.com
An asteroid the size of a football field will have a close brush with Earth on Tuesday. On May 8, astronomers spotted the asteroid and gave it a new name before realizing it was 2010 WC9. The flyby, expected to happen at 3:05 p.m. Pacific time
What Would Happen If the Moon Suddenly Disappeared?
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, moon, space, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - popsci.com
The moon is more than just a pretty face to gaze upon at night. It helps direct our ocean currents and tides, the movement of Earth's atmosphere and climate, and even the tilt of our planetâEUR(TM)s axis.
Engage Warp Drive! Why Interstellar Travel's Harder Than It Looks
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Barb
- 13 days ago - space.com
How hard is it to hop to the nearest star system or soar across the galaxy? A typical "Star Trek" or "Star Wars" movie makes it look easy. When the heroes get a distant distress call, they use "warp drive" or "hyperdrive" and arrive at their
Just How Did Mercury Form? - D-Brief
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy )

Glenn
- 14 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
We may need to rethink some giant impact theories of the planetâEUR(TM)s birth.
For Mars, NASA Is Thinking Nuclear - D-Brief
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Glenn
- 21 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
The Kilopower device is a combination nuclear reactor and engine.
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
- 27 days 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
Atoms May Hum a Tune From Grand Cosmic Symphony
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, scientists, science, research )

Glenn
- 29 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
- 31 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
- 31 days ago - discovermagazine.com
Things you don't know about the Milky Way and other galaxies.
Meet the Higgs Bubble That Will Destroy the Universe. Maybe.
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, space, dangerous bubble, concept, study )

Barb
- 41 days ago - space.com
According to a recent paper, published on March 12 in the journal Physical Review D, the final moment for the universe will be triggered by a bizarre consequence of subatomic physics called an instanton.
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
- 46 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,
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
- 58 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 Space.Com: Mysterious Milky Way Signal Comes From Ancient Stars
Science & Tech  (tags: Astonomy, Dark Matter, Milky Way, Gamma Rays, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, world )

Fiona
- 61 days ago - space.com
A mysterious cosmic signal radiating from the center of our Milky Way galaxy is actually triggered by ancient stars, rather than dark matter, according to a new study. There is a mysterious abundance of high-energy gamma-rays at the Milky Way's core.
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
- 64 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.
 

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