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Asteroid Will Pass Between Moon and Earth Today
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroids, astronomy, interesting, news, science, space, world )

- 632 days ago -
Astronomers say no problem, like what they said last year when another large asteroid with a small companion buzzed Earth. The companion caused injuries and major property damage in Russia, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Very Close Encounter: Enormous Asteroid to Zip Between Earth and Moon Wednesday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, world )

- 633 days ago -
Earth is in for a close call. Asteroid 2014 DX110 is one of the closest asteroids to approach Earth in recent months. It is set to fly between the Earth and moon Wednesday evening at 33,000 mph and be an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth. Weighing 16,000
Einstein's Lost Theory Uncovered
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, Einstein, research, scientists, society, study, space )

- 637 days ago -
A manuscript that lay unnoticed by scientists for decades has revealed that Albert Einstein once dabbled with an alternative to the Big Bang theory, proposing instead that the Universe expanded steadily and eternally.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Finds Hundreds Of New Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, space, study, NewTechnology, nasa )

- 639 days ago -
A huge new haul of planets has joined the tally of alien worlds discovered by NASA's Kepler space telescope, scientists announced today
Big Bang Secrets Swirling in a Fluid Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Big Bang, discovery, interesting, news, Princeton University, science, space, Stanford University, universe )

- 643 days ago -
Scientists investigating the Big Bang are now considering all matter in the universe to be a kind of fluid, and have calculated the universe's behavior and evolution, including its viscosity. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Mauna Kea Telescope, World's Biggest, Closer to Completion
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, research, science, scientists, NewTechnology, technology, Mauna Kea, performance )

- 643 days ago -
The proposed world's-largest optical telescope, designed in Canada, is one step closer to construction after the University of Hawaii approved a plan to lease land at the summit of the island's Mauna Kea volcano.
50 Years After Big Bang Theory, We're Still Not Sure What Happened
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, scientists, creation, Big Bang, Big Bang theory, cosmology, research, CERN, Large Hadron Collider, space )

- 643 days ago -
Half a century after the idea that the universe began with a colossal explosion was first proposed, scientists are still trying to figure out what exactly happened. They're also hoping to build the largest machine in the world to find out.
Stars Sparkle Like Diamonds in Space Scorpion Tail (Photo, Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, research, space, study, technology )

- 644 days ago -
Brilliant stars shine like dusty diamonds in the tail of a cosmic scorpion in a dazzling new image and video captured by a telescope in Chile....
Massive Asteroid Zipped By Earth Monday Night
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, earth, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study )

- 648 days ago -
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour.
Time To Clean Up The Thousands Of Dead Satellites Orbiting Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, concept, design, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, research, scientists, space, study, technology )

- 649 days ago -
Much has been made of the danger of meteors to the earth over the past several months but a more imminent, albeit smaller threat, is the existence of tons of space junk revolving around the planet and threatening billions of dollars of relatively newer...
Strange Star Chemistry May Reveal Secrets of Planetary Disks
Science & Tech  (tags: space, stars, planetary disks )

- 653 days ago -
A dusty gas cloud around a young sun-like star is surprising astronomers with its strange chemistry, suggesting that such planet-forming disks may be more complicated than previously thought.
Massive Neutrinos Help Correct the Standard Model of Cosmology
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, physics, astronomy, neutrinos, cosmology, space, study, discovery, interesting )

- 653 days ago -
The standard model of physics has problems. Until recently, one of these problems was the lack of correct accounting of the mass of neutrinos. Previous studies have estimated the mass, but there has not before been a precise measurement.
Is Water Flowing on Mars? NASA Presents New Evidence
Science & Tech  (tags: SciTech, Science, Space, USA )

- 653 days ago -
Researchers have unveiled new evidence which they say proves water could be flowing on Mars right now - a claim that could debunk the long-held belief that the Red Planet has been completely dry for billions of years.
Oldest Known Star Discovered By Astronomers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, research, space, stars )

- 655 days ago -
Australian astronomers have found the oldest known star in the universe, a discovery that may help to resolve a long-standing discrepancy between observations and predictions of the Big Bang billions of years ago.

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