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Astronomers Spot Oldest Known Planetary System In The Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, science, space, discovery, Kepler-444 )

Michael
- 10 hours ago - iflscience.com
Data obtained over a period of four years using NASAâEUR(TM)s Kepler Space Telescope has revealed the oldest known planetary system in the galaxy, and it is fairly nearby.
New Study Helps Sort Out Easter Island Mystery and What Happened to the People
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, climate, discovery, habitat, health, history, humans, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Caree
- 1 day ago - scienceblog.com
Long before the Europeans arrived on Easter Island in 1722, the native Polynesian culture known as Rapa Nui showed signs of demographic decline. However, the catalyst has long been debated in the scientific community. Was environmental degradation the...
Newly Found Star System Has 5 Earth-Sized Planets, the Oldest Ever Seen in the Milky Way
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, space, archaeology, discovery, new planets )

Angela
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Images from NASA's Kepler mission have found yet another set of Earth-sized planets, but these are something special: The set of five orbit a Sun-like star, and the system may be the oldest of its kind in our galaxy.
If Earth Falls, Will Interstellar Space Travel Be Our Salvation?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, space, Interstellar Travel, astronomy )

Michael
- 2 days ago - iflscience.com
Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and itâEUR(TM)s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable âEUR" if hundreds of years from now.
NASAâEUR(TM)s Dawn Spacecraft Once Again Captures Best-Ever View of Dwarf Planet Ceres
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Ceres, Dawn spacecraft, dwarf planets, interesting, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A mysterious white dot on the huge planetoid Ceres shows up in these new sharp images. NASA will closely examine this phenomenon when its Dawn probe orbits the planet in March, to be logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
This Is What Lightning on Earth Looks Like From Space VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, lightning, picture from space )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - irishexaminer.com
Ever wondered what a lightning storm looks like from a different perspective? We already know that the light from a flash illuminates the area it strikes on Earth, but did you know that same flash can be seen from space, too?
Mountain-Size Asteroid Flies By Earth Today: Watch It Online
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, world, earth, asteroid )

Angela
- 3 days ago - msn.com
A huge asteroid will become the largest space rock of its kind to pass closest to Earth until 2027 today (Jan. 26) when it zooms safely by Earth beyond the orbit of the moon, and you can see the space rock's flyby live online.
As Big as 5 Football Fields: Massive Asteroid to Be Visible From Earth Monday
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
An asteroid the size of five football fields is approaching Earth and is expected to pass by on Monday. It will be visible through strong binoculars âEUR" definitely worth a look. The next time such an asteroid comes this close again will be in 2027.
Stop Webcam Child Sex Tourism!   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, interesting, sweetie, children, crimes, sex, paedophilia, humans, computers, technology, investigation, internet, research, safety )

Mari
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Warning: Viewer discretion is advised. Technology, science, computer models, programming. Meet Sweetie :')
How Pseudoscience Tries to Fool You
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, interesting, scientists )

Rebecca
- 4 days ago - skepticalraptor.com
I always get suspicious when someone makes an argument with the statement of "it's been proven to work", "the link is proven", or, alternatively, they state some negative about scientifically supported therapies.
Secret Insect Spy Drones   video
Science & Tech  (tags: insect spy drones, US military, humans, NewTechnology, science, technology )

Lone
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
video; Amazing tiny insect robot spies. US military has designed spy drones so small that they are starting to look like tiny insects.
Solar-Powered Window Sensors for Smarter Buildings
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, performance, technology, solar, solar power, tech, NewTechnology, energy, Gizmos, science, interesting )

Michael
- 5 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, very-low power device has been developed to allow information about window to be transmitted to a control system for a building without a need for extra building wiring or power supply.
Why Menthol Chills Your Mouth When ItâEUR(TM)s Not Actually Cold
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, menthol, taste, study, discovery, interesting, cold )

Michael
- 6 days ago - iflscience.com
Try putting an ice-cube in your mouth. The insides of your mouth and tongue instantly turn numb. Hold it in still and you will feel pain. Now try sucking on peppermint. The mint itself is at room temperature, but your mouth instantly feels cold and numb.
Energy Poured in to Cutting-Edge Conservation Ideas
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, interesting, discovery )

Cal
- 7 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A battery that could treble electric car mileage and cut costs is among the innovations moving closer to reality on the frontiers of science.
Magnetic Fields of Asteroids Lasted Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, environment, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, society, world, asteroids, magnetic fields )

Frank
- 7 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The magnetic fields of planetary building blocks lasted for a surprisingly long time in the solar system's early days, a new study suggests.
 

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