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Astronomers Spot Oldest Known Planetary System In The Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, science, space, discovery, Kepler-444 )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
Data obtained over a period of four years using NASAâEUR(TM)s Kepler Space Telescope has revealed the oldest known planetary system in the galaxy, and it is fairly nearby.
An Amazing Asteroid!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Paolo
- 3 days ago - earthsky.org
Two days ago, the asteroid 2004 BL86 (about 325 m of diameter) has transited very near our Earth. The strange thing is that it has a small moon (only 70 m) orbiting around it!
If Earth Falls, Will Interstellar Space Travel Be Our Salvation?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, space, Interstellar Travel, astronomy )

Michael
- 3 days ago - iflscience.com
Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and itâEUR(TM)s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable âEUR" if hundreds of years from now.
NASAâEUR(TM)s Dawn Spacecraft Once Again Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet Ceres
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Ceres, Dawn spacecraft, dwarf planets, interesting, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A mysterious white dot on the huge planetoid Ceres shows up in these new sharp images. NASA will closely examine this phenomenon when its Dawn probe orbits the planet in March, to be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
A Super Saturn With Super Rings
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, space, discovery )

Glenn
- 4 days ago - time.com
Breathtaking, isn't it?
This Is What Lightning on Earth Looks Like From Space VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, lightning, picture from space )

Beatrice
- 4 days ago - irishexaminer.com
Ever wondered what a lightning storm looks like from a different perspective? We already know that the light from a flash illuminates the area it strikes on Earth, but did you know that same flash can be seen from space, too?
What Is Comet Dust Made of?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comets, Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, COSIMA, discovery, esa, news, Rosetta, space )

Kayleen
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft--in orbit around Comet 67P--analyzed dust blown out from the comet by solar radiation and just discovered they are composed of dry fluffy grains made of sodium. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Magnetic Fields of Asteroids Lasted Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, society, world, asteroids, magnetic fields )

Frank
- 9 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The magnetic fields of planetary building blocks lasted for a surprisingly long time in the solar system's early days, a new study suggests.
Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, science, scientists, space, society, interesting, world, nasa, asteroid )

Frank
- 9 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Calling all amateur astronomers! Grab your best binoculars and scout out your favorite star-gazing spot, because next week, youâEUR(TM)ll have the extremely rare opportunity to watch a very large asteroid make its way past Earth.
Get Your Binoculars: Huge Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: Arecibo Observatory, asteroid, astronomy, Goldstone, interesting, JPL, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 9 days ago - cbsnews.com
NASA says it just takes a pair of binoculars to see this giant, third-of-a-mile-wide space rock as it makes its closest approach on January 26th. It's already under big-time surveillance, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Interstellar Travel âEUR~Could Be Possible Using Wormhole at Centre of GalaxyâEUR(TM)
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, space travel, universe, space, wormhole )

Beatrice
- 9 days ago - metro.co.uk
Interstellar travel could be more than Hollywood fiction after scientists suggested a wormhole exists at the centre of our galaxy. Experts believe it would be possible to navigate through the giant doorway, which has the potential to take us to
Stephen Hawking A Brief History of Mine (Documentary)   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Stephen Hawking, astronomy, science, physics, inspiration, educational )

Yusuf
- 12 days ago - youtube.com
A Documentary on the life of Stephen Hawking
Beagle 2: Probe Find Rewrites History and Vindicates Colin Pillinger, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, Beagle 2, probe, Mars, Pillinger )

Beatrice
- 14 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The history books must be re-written to show that the Beagle 2 mission was a success, scientists said on Friday, after the first pictures of the probe proved that it did land safely on Mars, vindicating lead scientist Colin Pillinger. A grainy image,
 

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