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Big Bang Secrets Swirling in a Fluid Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Big Bang, discovery, interesting, news, Princeton University, science, space, Stanford University, universe )

Kayleen
- 497 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Scientists investigating the Big Bang are now considering all matter in the universe to be a kind of fluid, and have calculated the universe's behavior and evolution, including its viscosity. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Mauna Kea Telescope, World's Biggest, Closer to Completion
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, research, science, scientists, NewTechnology, technology, Mauna Kea, performance )

Michael
- 498 days ago - cbc.ca
The proposed world's-largest optical telescope, designed in Canada, is one step closer to construction after the University of Hawaii approved a plan to lease land at the summit of the island's Mauna Kea volcano.
Stars Sparkle Like Diamonds in Space Scorpion Tail (Photo, Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, research, space, study, technology )

Frans
- 498 days ago - za.news.yahoo.com
Brilliant stars shine like dusty diamonds in the tail of a cosmic scorpion in a dazzling new image and video captured by a telescope in Chile....
Space Dust Is Filled With Building Blocks for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Australia, discovery, Earth, extraterrestrial life, meteors, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, news, panspermia, science, space dust )

Kayleen
- 503 days ago - space.com
Researchers just discovered DNA and amino acids in a space rock that fell over Murchison, Victoria, in Australia. This lends credence to the theory that life on early Earth came from space. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Massive Asteroid Zipped By Earth Monday Night
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, earth, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study )

Caree
- 503 days ago - cnn.com
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour.
Time To Clean Up The Thousands Of Dead Satellites Orbiting Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, concept, design, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, research, scientists, space, study, technology )

Frans
- 503 days ago - industrytap.com
Much has been made of the danger of meteors to the earth over the past several months but a more imminent, albeit smaller threat, is the existence of tons of space junk revolving around the planet and threatening billions of dollars of relatively newer...
Massive Neutrinos Help Correct the Standard Model of Cosmology
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, physics, astronomy, neutrinos, cosmology, space, study, discovery, interesting )

Michael
- 508 days ago - iflscience.com
The standard model of physics has problems. Until recently, one of these problems was the lack of correct accounting of the mass of neutrinos. Previous studies have estimated the mass, but there has not before been a precise measurement.
Oldest Known Star Discovered By Astronomers
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Michael
- 509 days ago - cbc.ca
Australian astronomers have found the oldest known star in the universe, a discovery that may help to resolve a long-standing discrepancy between observations and predictions of the Big Bang billions of years ago.
Discovery of Ancient Star Clues Scientists About Infant Universe
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Kayleen
- 510 days ago - csmonitor.com
It's a few thousand light-years from Earth and its composition is opening a window on the life and times of the universe's first stars. This one is a second-generation star, a great rarity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
'Oldest Star' Found From Iron Fingerprint
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, research, space, study, Australia, astronomers, oldest star )

Giana
- 510 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Australian astronomers on Sunday said they had found a star 13.6 billion years old, making it the most ancient star ever seen.
NASA Moon Probe Broadcasts Space Weather Symphony Live Online
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, concept, interesting, space, technology, music, probe, moon, broadcast )

Giana
- 517 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A NASA probe orbiting the moon is broadcasting live cosmic tunes from a computer near you.
Hawking's Black Hole 'Blunder' Shows How Little We Know About Gravity
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, gravity, Stephen Hawking, research, space, astronomy, black holes, science, scientists )

Michael
- 519 days ago - cbc.ca
Gravity isn't just a pain when you're climbing up a long flight of stairs or careening out of control down a hill on skis - it's also a nuisance for scientists such as Stephen Hawking, who are trying to understand how this force works in the universe.
Solar Wind Creates Water in Star Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Earth, life, nasa, news, science, solar wind, Sun, University of Hawaii, world )

Kayleen
- 522 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Solar wind -- the constant flow of charged particles from the Sun -- can form water on interplanetary dust, adding to the primordial soup that gave rise to life on Earth, report researchers. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Stephen Hawking: Black Holes May Not Have 'Event Horizons' After All
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Hole, Black Hole Theories, Black Holes, Black Holes Stephen Hawking, Black-Hole-Event-Horizon, Hawking Black Holes, Hawking Event Horizon, No Event Horizon, Physics, Quantum Theory, Stephen Hawking, discovery, astronomy, technology, science )

Michael
- 525 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Most physicists foolhardy enough to write a paper claiming that "there are no black holes" -- at least not in the sense we usually imagine -- would probably be dismissed as cranks.
Dwarf Planet Ceres in Asteroid Belt May Contain More Freshwater Than Earth By Travis Gettys Thursday, January 23, 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: world, scientists, research, science, society, space, study, technology, humans, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, habitat, health, environment, discovery, climate, astronomy, energy, performance, tech )

O O
- 527 days ago - rawstory.com
Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt.A team led by the European Space Agency detected water plumes spewing from two regions of the dwarf planet using the infrared Herschel Space Ob

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