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'Alien Earth' Is Among Eight New Far-Off Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, earthlike planets, discovery, space telescope, cosmos )

Beatrice
- 56 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of eight new planets spied in distant solar systems has usurped the title of "most Earth-like alien world", astronomers have said. All eight were picked out by Nasa's Kepler space telescope, taking its tally of such "exoplanets" past 1,000.
Why Conservatives Despise Neil DeGrasse Tyson: 5 Times the Scientist Provoked Right-Wing Hissy Fits
Science & Tech  (tags: Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson, right wing )

Freya
- 62 days ago - alternet.org
While most of the country was spending the Christmas holiday relaxing with friends and family, many conservatives were working themselves into an angry frenzy over a perceived offense over a silly culture war issue.
The Stellar Origins of Your Toothpaste
Science & Tech  (tags: toothpaste, stellar origins, cosmos, discovery, health, humans, research, science, scientists, space, world )

Lone
- 68 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
It may only take brushing your teeth to help you feel connected to the cosmos.
How Advanced Are Earthlings, Cosmically Speaking?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, science, humans, advanced, cosmos, yardstick )

Darren
- 182 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
We humans like to think ourselves pretty advanced - and with no other technology-bearing beings to compare ourselves to, our back-patting doesn't have to take context into account. After all, we harnessed fire, invented stone tools and the wheel. . .
Moon Invades Saturn This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: cosmos, science, interesting )

Alexandra
- 215 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Sky-watchers in North America on Sunday night, August 3, will see planet Saturn cozy up to the bright moon.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said Earth Is 4.5 Billion Years Old on TV: Creationists' Heads Explode
Science & Tech  (tags: Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson, creationism, creationists, young earth, TV, television )

Freya
- 313 days ago - alternet.org
It did not take long for the creationists to take issue with Neil DeGrasse Tyson and the latest episode of Cosmos on Fox. Why you ask? Well, because Tyson dared to declare the age of the earth to be 4.5 billion years old.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Blasts Creationism In New 'Cosmos' Episode (VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: Creationism, Cosmos, Evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson )

Marg
- 336 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
If the universe were only 6,500 years old, how could we see the light from anything more distant than the Crab Nebula?" Tyson asks during the episode. "We couldn't.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Science Deniers: 'Science Is Not There For You To Cherry Pick'
Science & Tech  (tags: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Science, Climate Change, Cosmos )

Brian
- 359 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Tyson also said he hopes Cosmos, which premiered March 9, can help Americans learn how to decipher scientific facts from political spin and that it can help Americans become better stewards of the Earth."
How Giant Black Holes Spin: New Twist Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: space, black holes, cosmos )

Freya
- 582 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A newly discovered way to determine the spin of monster black holes could help shed light on the evolution of these bizarre objects and the galaxies they anchor.
10 of the Most Memorable Space Photos: Look Up in the Sky! | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, cosmos, photos, heavens, beautiful )

Tamara
- 790 days ago - mnn.com
The wonder of the cosmos. The beauty of the heavens. Such phrases come easily to mind when contemplating space, which is such a photogenic place.
Sun Flower: The Cosmos in Pics
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, space, scientists, cosmos, stars, planets, sunspots )

Christina
- 1572 days ago - zoenature.org
Thousands of spicules are converging on a sunspot, seen at the bottom left of the photo, where they briefly take the shape of a flower. Each spicule lasts about five minutes until the gas peaks and falls back down to the sun.
Fate of Universe Revealed By Galactic Lens
Science & Tech  (tags: universe, galactic lens, astronomers, cluster, cosmos )

Sophie
- 1658 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Astronomers used the way that light from distant stars was distorted by a huge galactic cluster known as Abell 1689 to work out the amount of dark energy in the cosmos.
Scientists Discover Earth-Like, Water-Rich Planet: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, planets, Earth-like planets, exoplanet, cosmos )

Rooibos
- 1904 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Astronomers have discovered a new Earth-like planet that is larger than our own and may be more than half covered with water, according to a study published Wednesday in the science journal Nature.
Space Telescope Unveils Hidden Cosmic Giant
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, research, scientists, study, technology, cosmos, interesting )

J
- 2638 days ago - nieuwsbank.nl
Astronomers have discovered a new cluster of galaxies, hidden behind a previously identified cluster of galaxies.This observation completely contradicted the current theories about how large structures in the universe arise.
Einstein's "Biggest Blunder" May Turn Out to Be His Greatest Success | The Daily Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: einstein, blunder, success, correct, cosmos, constant, gravity, dark energy, dark matter )

Jean
- 2652 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
A new project is revealing that Einstein was probably wrong about being wrong. In other words, Einstein was right even though he didn't know it. His self-proclaimed "biggest blunder" was a postulation of a cosmological constant (a force that opposes gravi
 

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