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Did It Come From Space?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, research, scientists )

Mitchell
- 4 hours ago - earthsky.org
Evidence that Vitamin B3, Niacin, came from Space; NASA
Get Ready for the Lyrid Meteor Shower: Our Complete Guide for 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteor shower, Lyrids, observation )

Beatrice
- 2 days ago - universetoday.com
The month of April doesn't only see showers that bring May flowers: it also brings the first dependable meteor shower of the season. We're talking about the Lyrid meteors, and although 2014 finds the circumstances for this meteor shower as less than fav
Scientists Find Earth-Sized Planet in An Orbit Friendly to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 3 days ago - news.msn.com
For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The discovery, announced on Thursday, is the closest scientists have come so far to finding a true Earth twin. The star, known as Kepler
'Blood Moon' Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, society, space, technology, world, moon eclipses 2014 )

Frank
- 6 days ago - cnn.com
"Tuesday's blood moon comes right on time for the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt."- cnn.com
Rare 'Tetrad' of Total Lunar Eclipses Begins Next Week, Does Not Spell the End of the World
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, eclipse, interesting, science, space, tetrad )

Rosemary
- 8 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
In the wee hours of the morning on April 15 the sun Earth and moon will be in 'syzygy' lined up perfectly so that the full moon will pass through the centre of Earth's shadow, producing a total lunar eclipse that will be visible throughout North America
Saturn's Enceladus Moon Hides 'Great Lake' of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Saturn, moon, water )

Ray
- 15 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The evidence for an "ocean" of water under the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus appears to be overwhelming.
Signs of Underground Ocean Found on Enceladus, Another Saturn Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Cassini, discovery, Enceladus, extraterrestrial life, interesting, nasa, news, oceans, Saturn, space, water )

Kayleen
- 16 days ago - cnn.com
An ocean larger than Lake Superior lies below a thick layer of ice on a moon of Saturn. NASA has detected water vapor and organic molecules ejected from fractures in the ice, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Creationists Complain Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' Isn't Giving Them Airtime
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, concept, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Kit
- 29 days ago - talkingpointsmemo.com
Creationists are accusing astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" of being scientifically unbalanced because it doesn't represent their beliefs.
NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids
Science & Tech  (tags: NPR, NASA, Cash, prize, asteroids, science, research, space, study, interesting, astronomy )

Mari
- 30 days ago - npr.org
Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says.
Scientists Detect Direct Evidence of Big Bang's Gravitational Waves
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmology, gravity waves, relativity, discovery, space, research, astronomy, Big Bang, science, scientists, technology )

Michael
- 32 days ago - iflscience.com
In the most anticipated announcement in physics since the discovery of the Higgs Boson, the first detection of a gravitational wave has been reported.
'Waves' Detected on Titan Moon's Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, space, astronomy, titan moons lakes, 'waves )

Ray
- 32 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists believe they have detected the first liquid waves on the surface of another world. The signature of isolated ripples was observed in a sea called Punga Mare on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan.
Proof of the Big Bang VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, research, technology, Albert Einstein, discoveries, universe, Big Bang )

Beatrice
- 33 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A stunning discovery made at a research station in Antarctica indicates that Albert Einstein was right about the nature of the universe The most epoch-making discoveries can be made in the unlikeliest of places.
How 'Death Stars' Wipe Out Potential Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, space, astronomy, space, Death Stars, science, research, nasa )

Michael
- 39 days ago - iflscience.com
Hundreds of young stars and protostars reside in the Orion Nebula, swathed by dust and gas. For many of these stars, the material surrounding them will go on to form planets.
Kepler Finds a Very Wobbly Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, NASA, Kepler space telescope, Exoplanets )

Beatrice
- 40 days ago - science.nasa.gov
Imagine living on a planet with seasons so erratic you would hardly know whether to wear Bermuda shorts or a heavy overcoat. That is the situation on a weird, wobbly world found by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope.
Asteroid's 'Bizarre' Disintegration Captured By Hubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble, discovery, astronomy, space, asteroid, research, science, scientists, investigation, Mars, Jupiter, P/2013 R3 )

Michael
- 42 days ago - cbc.ca
Patsy Cline's classic country song "I Fall to Pieces," has nothing on this one. Scientists said on Thursday they have observed for the first time an asteroid breaking apart, crumbling into at least 10 pieces in sort of a celestial, slow-motion train wreck
 

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