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Chunks of Earth's Mantle Are "Peeling Off"
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, planet, earthquakes, geology )

Freya
- 45 days ago - yahoo.com
An odd phenomenon may explain why the Southeastern United States has experienced recent earthquakes, even though the region sits snugly in the middle of a tectonic plate and not at the edges, where all the ground-shaking action usually happens.
Sizzling Hot Venus-Like Planet GJ 1132b Found By Astrophysicists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, research, space, discovery, planet, Hubble, MIT, technology, GJ 1132b )

Michael
- 225 days ago - cbc.ca
There's a new rocky Earth-sized planet on our galactic block, and it's a sizzler. Astrophysicists on Wednesday revealed the newfound world, GJ 1132b, named after the small nearby star that it orbits.
The Most Earth-Like Alien World Yet Has Been Found: Kepler 452-B
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, discovery, world, telescope, planet, Earth-Like )

Isaac
- 337 days ago - popsci.com
The Kepler Space Telescope has already discovered more than 4,175 possible planets, and today it is adding another 500 to the list--including an Earth-like world that could show us a preview of our planet's future.
Bizarre Alien Planet Acts Like A Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, science, space, Behemoth, comet, planet, exoplanet, nasa )

Michael
- 364 days ago - iflscience.com
There's an enormous cloud escaping from a warm Neptune-sized exoplanet, making it look like a comet, according to a new Nature study.
Clouds On Alien Planet Mapped for 1st Time (Image)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, scientists, space, study, planet, map, alien )

Giana
- 996 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have created the first-ever cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system.
Cassini Finds Saturn Moon Has Planet-Like Qualities
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini, Saturn, Moon, Planet )

Sophie
- 1518 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Scientists had their first close-up look at Phoebe when Cassini began exploring the Saturn system in 2004. Using data from multiple spacecraft instruments and a computer model of the moon's chemistry, geophysics and geology
Earthlike Planet Found Orbiting at Right Distance for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Earthlike, Planet, Found, Orbiting, at, Right, Distance, for Life, space )

Agnes
- 1663 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A possible Earth twin has been confirmed orbiting a sunlike star 600 light-years away--and the new planet may be in just the right spot for supporting life, NASA announced Monday.
Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Off - NASA Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars Rover, New, technology, scientists, Planet, research, study, investigation, nasa, news, NewTechnology, space, interesting, environment, computers, design, Gizmos, science, concept, habitat, discovery, tech, world )

Elizabeth
- 1672 days ago - science.nasa.gov
"We are very excited about sending the world's most advanced scientific laboratory to Mars," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said. "MSL will tell us critical things we need to know about Mars, and while it advances science, we'll be working on the....
Planet Is Home to 8.7 Million Species: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Planet, species, study )

Agnes
- 1764 days ago - independent.co.uk
Some 8.7 million different species exist on Earth, though a tiny amount of those have actually been discovered and catalogued, researchers said Tuesday. The count, described by the open access journal PLoS Biology in which it is presented as "the most p
Astronomers Discover Planet Made of Diamond
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, diamond, planet )

Agnes
- 1765 days ago - reuters.com
Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard.
A 'Diamond' Bigger Than Earth Discovered Orbiting a Pulsar
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Planet, Diamond, Size )

Seema
- 1765 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
A once-massive star that's been transformed into a planet five times the size of Earth made of diamond.
Pulsar Transformed Into Small Planet Made of Diamond Discovered in Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, green, Pulsar, Small, Planet )

Suzane
- 1766 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A once-massive star that's been transformed into a small planet made of diamond: that's what astronomers think they've found in our Milky Way.
5 Alternative Energy Methods to Save the Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: planet, energy, science, planet energy )

Sloan
- 1817 days ago - opportunitygrows.com
Long before anyone pumps the last gallon of oil-based power, humans need to find, and implement, energy that will outlast the species. Perhaps in the long distant future, people will utilize a method of power production that has not yet been discovered.
 

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