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Life's Residue in a Martian Meteor?
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, research, astronomy )

Mitchell
- 19 days ago - earthsky.org
Scientists find possible signs of life in a meteorite from Mars, as per Dec. 4, 2014 report.
Earth Has Its Own 'Star Trek'-Like Force Field
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, Earth, environment, interesting, MIT, news, science, space, University of Colorado Boulder )

Kayleen
- 22 days ago - cnn.com
Scientists just discovered a protective shield 7,200 miles above Earth, similar to the force fields seen on the popular TV show. They're baffled by this phenomenon, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
In a First, a Ground-Based Telescope Spots a 'Super-Earth' Transiting a Sunlike Star
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, , research, science, space, York University )

Kayleen
- 24 days ago - csmonitor.com
Its mass is eight times that of our own planet and its diameter is twice the Earth's, making it the first true super-Earth to be discovered. The exoplanet's star is like our Sun, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
String Theory Predicts a Time Before the Big Bang
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, scientists, science, research, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, string theory, Big Bang, origin, universe, outcome, preexisting, state )

Darren
- 30 days ago - scientificamerican.com
String theory suggests that the big bang was not the origin of the universe but simply the outcome of a preexisting state
Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

Darren
- 34 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, computers, astronomy, cosmology, Leonid Meteor Shower )

Darren
- 34 days ago - scientificamerican.com
This year, the Leonid meteor shower should treat skywatchers to beween 10 and 15 meteors per hour, a NASA meteor expert says
ESA's Philae Comet Lander Detects Organic Molecules
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Comet 67P, Cosac, discovery, European Space Agency, Germany, interesting, Mupus, news, panspermia, science, space, world )

Kayleen
- 37 days ago - bbc.co.uk
These compounds are the basis of life on Earth and may give clues to how our planet was seeded with life early in its history. The comet's surface is largely water-ice with a thin dust layer. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Astronomers Find Evidence Of Two Undiscovered Planets In Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, discovery, space, astronomy )

Michael
- 39 days ago - iflscience.com
The possibility of a planet lurking in the outer reaches of the solar system has gained new ground, based on the orbits of recently discovered objects.
There's An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, interesting, meteors, meteor shower, science, space, world )

Caree
- 39 days ago - msn.com
November is the time of year to watch one of the most brilliant meteor showers of the year: the Leonid meteor shower, also known as the Leonids. The best time to see the Leonids this year will be Nov. 17 and 18 between the hours of midnight and dawn.
Dark Matter Black Holes Could Be Destroying Stars at the Milky Way's Center
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, research, news, nasa, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, dark matter, black holes, milky way )

Darren
- 42 days ago - scientificamerican.com
If dark matter comes in both matter and antimatter varieties, it might accumulate inside dense stars to create black holes
Rosetta Comet Landing Day 3: Live
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, Rosetta mission, Philae lander, comet67P, ESA, European Space Agency )

Beatrice
- 42 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
So, quick recap. The European Space Agency landed a probe on a comet. (Pause for cheers and whooping) But then, disaster, the probe bounced away from the landing site into a crater (Pause for glum head scratching) And even worse, the probe only has 60
Rosetta Mission: Esa Lands Spacecraft on Comet - Live Coverage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, comet 67P Philae landing, Rosetta mission, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 44 days ago - theguardian.com
Rosetta mission: Philae makes historic landing on comet Safe landing gives scientists their first chance ever to ride a comet and study close up what happens as it gets closer to the sun
11 of The Starriest Skies in the World - Pictures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, environment, habitat, history, humans, interesting, science, space, study, world )

Caree
- 46 days ago - msn.com
Astronomer Carl Sagan once said, "The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars." In the meantime, here are 11 of the planet's best places to downshift and dream, while constellations shimmer against the dark
NASA: Giant Fireball Lit Up Texas Sky, NASA Says
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroids, astronomy, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 46 days ago - click2houston.com
A huge meteor far brighter than the full Moon struck the Earth with such great force in Texas it shook the ground, according to sheriff's deputies. NASA's meteor camera photographed it, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.

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