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Earth-Sized "Diamond" Discovered in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, astronomy, space, white dwarf, pulsat, neutron star, discovery, nasa )

Michael
- 34 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have identified what could be the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever seen, so cold that its carbon has crystallized -- not unlike a diamond. The work was published in the Astrophysical Journal this week.
55 Year Old Mystery About The Dark Side Of The Moon Solved
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, moon, dark side of the moon, far side of the moon, research, science, nasa, space, discovery, investigation, gravity, craters )

Michael
- 46 days ago - iflscience.com
A team of astrophysicists claim to have solved one of the great mysteries of the moon, in the process providing insight into our companion's creation and a new take on our frame of reference.
Scientists May Have Detected Echoes From A Pre-Collision Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, science, scientists, nasa, technology, moon, Earth )

Michael
- 47 days ago - iflscience.com
Two independent studies presented within just a week of each other have added to the growing body of evidence that the Moon formed from a dramatic collision between primordial Earth and another Mars-sized astronomical body around 4.5 billion years ago.
NASA's Real Life Enterprise May Take Us to Other Star Systems One Day
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, nasa, research, science, space, study )

Kit
- 47 days ago - sploid.gizmodo.com
This is the star ship that may take us where no human has gone before. And it has me screaming like a little Klingon girl.
Asteroid Dubbed 'The Beast' Set to Fly Past Earth on Sunday
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, asteroid, safety, nasa, The Beast )

Michael
- 51 days ago - cbc.ca
A recently discovered asteroid nicknamed The Beast is expected to make its closest approach to Earth this Sunday.
Moon Rocks Hint at Planet Theia That Once Crashed Into Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, moon, impact, Theia, Apollo, research, discovery, space, science, scientists )

Michael
- 51 days ago - cbc.ca
Lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts more than 40 years ago contain evidence of a Mars-sized planet that scientists believe crashed into Earth and created the moon, new research shows.
June For Stargazers - Your Complete Guide to the Month Ahead
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science )

Stargazer
- 55 days ago - youtube.com
June 3- A triple Jovian shadow transit occurs from 18:05-19:44 UT, favoring eastern Europe and Africa. This is the only triple shadow transit for 2014. June 10- The Moon occults Saturn for the southern Indian Ocean at ~18:48 UT.
New "Godzilla Planet" Is 17 Times Heavier Than Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, astronomy, nasa, space, Kepler, Kepler-10c, mega-Earth )

Michael
- 55 days ago - iflscience.com
Among the haul of hundreds of new planets discovered by the Kepler Space Telescope, many have qualified as super-Earths -- worlds that are several times larger than Earth, are rocky like our own, and reside in the habitable zones of their stars.
10 Incredible Facts About The Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: milky way galaxy, science, space, Great Attractor, V838, astronomy )

Nancy
- 62 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Approximately 2500 stars are visible to the naked eye each night!!! Put your seat belts on in 4 billion years!!!
Unexpected Giant Exoplanet Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, astronomy, nasa, science, news, exoplanets, Montreal )

Michael
- 64 days ago - iflscience.com
A group of researchers from the University of Montreal have announced the discovery of an exoplanet that is 115 light years away and surprisingly, was directly imaged. It also has one of the largest orbits of any known exoplanet.
Camelopardalids Meteors, Comet 209P/Linear Dust Trails Burn Up in Earths Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comet 209p/linear, meteor storm )

Stargazer
- 65 days ago - youtube.com
Camelopardalids Meteors, Comet 209P/Linear Dust Trails Burn up in Earths Atmosphere
Astronomers Capture A Rare Wolf-Rayet Star Just Hours After It Dramatically Explodes
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, nasa, research, science, supernova, Wolf-Rayet star, astrophysics, discovery, space )

Michael
- 66 days ago - iflscience.com
For the first time ever, scientists have gathered direct evidence that demonstrates a massive object with the characteristics of a Wolf-Rayet star met its demise in a ferocious Type IIb supernova explosion.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Could Be Gone in 17 Years, Scientist Says
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, discovery, research, space, astronomy, Jupiter, Great Red Spot )

Michael
- 71 days ago - cbc.ca
Jupiter's Great Red Spot seems to be on a cosmic diet, shrinking rapidly before our eyes.
Possible Meteor Shower: Comet 209P/LINEAR
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteors, shooting stars, comets, science )

Beatrice
- 72 days ago - nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov
Earth will be passing through the debris field of Comet 209P/LINEAR and this may result in a beautiful display of shooting stars the evening of May 23rd to the morning of May 24th, peaking in the US around 6:00-8:00 AM UTC (2:00-4:00 AM EDT).
Neutron Stars Rip Each Other Apart to Form a Black Hole - Awsome Forces at Work
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, astronomy )

Stargazer
- 76 days ago - youtube.com
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