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Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, stars, discovery, research, science, space, nasa )

Michael
- 20 days ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Complex Organic Molecule Found in Interstellar Space
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, astronomy, discovery, organic molecule )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy. Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from Earth.
Dark Matter Looks WIMPy
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, scientists, news, nasa, humans, astronomy, discovery, cosmology, dark matter, WIMPy, International Space Station, Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, particles, weakly interacting massive particles )

Darren
- 23 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Data from the International Space Station-based Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment supports the idea that dark matter consists of the invisible particles called weakly interacting massive particles, or WIMPs. Clara Moskowitz reports
The Water On Earth Predates The Formation Of The Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, study, research, discovery, water, solar system, astronomy, oceans, deuterium )

Michael
- 23 days ago - iflscience.com
A doctoral student claims to have solved the question of where the solar system's water comes from, including both our own oceans and the ice that makes up comets and the moons of the outer planets.
Water on Earth Is OLDER Than the Sun: Similarity Between Oceans and Icy Comets Increases Our Chance of Finding Alien Life
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, earth, water, solar system, exoplanets, ancient ice, asteroids, sun )

Darren
- 23 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Earth's water may have begun life in the early solar system, says study This means exoplanets may form in environments with abundant water The study took a look at ancient ice preserved in comets and asteroids
Black Holes Do NOT Exist and the Big Bang Theory Is Wrong, Claims Scientist - and She Has the Maths to Prove It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, investigation, humans, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, black holes, Big Bang Theory, proof, Laura Mersini-Houghton )

Darren
- 24 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientist claims she has mathematical proof black holes cannot exist She said it is impossible for stars to collapse and form a singularity Professor Laura Mersini-Houghton said she is still in 'shock' from the find
India Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, space, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, environment, astronomy, cosmology, india, spacecraft, mars, Mangalyaan probe, Red Planet, mission )

Darren
- 24 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Mangalyaan probe, the country's first mission to another world, has entered the Red Planet's orbit
Clear Skies Reveal Water on Distant Neptune-Sized Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, planets, water )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A cloud-free atmosphere has allowed scientists to pick out signs of water vapour on a distant planet the size of Neptune: the smallest "exoplanet" ever to reveal its chemical composition.
India's Mangalyaan Successfully Enters Mars Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, Mars, Mangalyaan, research, space, technology, science, scientists, astronomy )

Michael
- 25 days ago - iflscience.com
Cheers erupted early this morning as India became the second nation in just two days to successfully slip a satellite into orbit around the Red Planet.
Colorful Lunar Eclipse, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, lunar eclipse, moon )

Beatrice
- 26 days ago - science.nasa.gov
On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It's a lunar eclipse--visible from all parts of the USA. "It promises to be a stunning sight, even from
Tiny Galaxy Harbours Black-Hole Surprise
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 31 days ago - news.msn.com
Astronomers using the Hubble orbital telescope found a "supermassive" black hole lurking at the heart of the only dwarf galaxy ever observed to host one, they reported Wednesday. The surprise was discovered at the core of a tiny but incredibly dense...
VIDEO: Found at Sea-- How the International Space Station Can Save Lives on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, interesting, internet, environment, discovery, astronomy, International Space Station, iss, Eirikur Johannsson, Norway, save, lives, experiments )

Darren
- 37 days ago - esa.int
5 September 2014 The International Space Station (ISS) is probably best known for its potential to help us learn more about our terrestrial world & our galaxy through scientific experiments, but Eirikur Johannsson of Norway is one example of how the. .
Gaia Discovers Its First Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, news, humans, discovery, astronomy, gaia, Supernova, galaxy, stellar explosion )

Darren
- 37 days ago - esa.int
12 September 2014 While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far, far away.
Big Solar Storm Heading Toward Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, history, humans, habitat, nasa, news, performance, research, safety, society, space, study, world )

Frank
- 38 days ago - cnn.com
"This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy."- cnn.com
NASA to Send Sample-Return Mission to Earth-Bound Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, astronomy, cosmology, asteroid, spacecraft, carbonaceous, collision )

Darren
- 38 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A spacecraft set to launch in 2016 will head for a carbonaceous asteroid that has a high probability of colliding with Earth in the 22nd century
 

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