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Clouds On Alien Planet Mapped for 1st Time (Image)
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, NewTechnology, scientists, space, study, planet, map, alien )

Giana
- 349 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have created the first-ever cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system.
5 Ways the Space Program Helps Us Fight Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space program, planet, clean energy, climate action )

Brian
- 654 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"From tracking glaciers to predicting crop failure to figuring out how to store solar energy in molten salt, NASA has produced some of our best tools in the fight against climate change."
Cassini Finds Saturn Moon Has Planet-Like Qualities
Science & Tech  (tags: Cassini, Saturn, Moon, Planet )

Sophie
- 871 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
- 1017 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
- 1026 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
- 1118 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
- 1119 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
- 1119 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
- 1120 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
- 1171 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.
Will March 19 'Supermoon' Trigger Natural Disasters?
Science & Tech  (tags: Supermoon, Earth, Natural disaster, planet, science )

Anna
- 1288 days ago - news.yahoo.com
On March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict .......
Lake Vostok Drilling in Antarctic 'Running Out of Time'
Science & Tech  (tags: enigmatic, temperatures, planet )

Suzane
- 1329 days ago - bbc.co.uk
With only about 50m left to drill, time is running out for the Russian scientists hoping to drill into Vostok - the world's most enigmatic lake.
Tiny, Earth-Like Planet Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet, space, solar system, Kepler Space Telescope )

Anna
- 1347 days ago - news.discovery.com
The first iron-clad proof of a rocky planet beyond the solar system has been found using the Kepler Space Telescope.
Is This the Lake That Provides the Clue to Extra-Terrestrial Life?
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, planet, extra-terrestrial life, alien, discovery, research )

Nancy
- 1386 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The announcement by NASA follows days of speculation that the space agency was about to reveal the existence of life on another planet.
Weird and Wonderful of Nature: The Water Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: SWeather, World Climate, Ecology, Earth Science, Science Searcher, Planet, Earth, Water Planet, Nature, Interesting )

Ghazali
- 1392 days ago - factoidz.com
The total water content of Earth and the atmosphere is about 1.36 billion km (326 million cu miles). This works out at about 7.5 million liters (1.65 million gallons) of water for each person on Earth today. Human use of water is increasing each year.
 

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