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NASA Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet in 'Habitable Zone'
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-sized planet within the habitable zone of the star it orbits, the space agency announced Thursday.
Scientists Find Earth-Sized Planet in An Orbit Friendly to Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. The discovery, announced on Thursday, is the closest scientists have come so far to finding a true Earth twin. The star, known as Kepler
Going Up? Partial Space Elevators Could Take You to the Ultimate Top Floor.
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, space, technology )

Frans
- 5 days ago - industrytap.com
It costs about $25,000 per kilogram (2.2 pounds) to put any object into orbit around the Earth. Due to these high costs of space shuttle flights and repeated launch delays, scientists have long explored alternative ways of getting satellites into space...
'Blood Moon' Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, society, space, technology, world, moon eclipses 2014 )

Frank
- 5 days ago - cnn.com
"Tuesday's blood moon comes right on time for the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt."- cnn.com
Rare 'Tetrad' of Total Lunar Eclipses Begins Next Week, Does Not Spell the End of the World
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, eclipse, interesting, science, space, tetrad )

Rosemary
- 7 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
In the wee hours of the morning on April 15 the sun Earth and moon will be in 'syzygy' lined up perfectly so that the full moon will pass through the centre of Earth's shadow, producing a total lunar eclipse that will be visible throughout North America
Cosmos Speed-Check Probes Dark Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Universe, Cosmos speed-check, Scientists, Big Bang, space, research, science, BOSS )

Ray
- 11 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have produced their most precise measurement yet of the rate at which the early Universe was expanding. They find that some three billion years after the Big Bang, the cosmos was pushing itself apart by another 1% every 44 million years.
NASA Releases Sensational Solar Flare Footage (VIDEO)
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Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
A spectacular mid-level solar flare was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, which released stunning footage of the looping whip of fire.
NASA Spacecraft to Rock Dark Side of the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
A NASA spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon for months is set to conclude its mission, with a bang when it smashes into the far side of the celestial body later this month.
'Blood Moon' Rising: Total Lunar Eclipse on April 14-15, First in Rare Series
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Space, Thrills&Spills )

Ray
- 13 days ago - rt.com
A total lunar eclipse set to sweep the skies on April 14-15 and turn the moon blood-red just before midnight has got scientists excited and some Christians fearing for the end of days.
Saturn's Enceladus Moon Hides 'Great Lake' of Water
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, Saturn, moon, water )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The evidence for an "ocean" of water under the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus appears to be overwhelming.
Signs of Underground Ocean Found on Enceladus, Another Saturn Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Cassini, discovery, Enceladus, extraterrestrial life, interesting, nasa, news, oceans, Saturn, space, water )

Kayleen
- 15 days ago - cnn.com
An ocean larger than Lake Superior lies below a thick layer of ice on a moon of Saturn. NASA has detected water vapor and organic molecules ejected from fractures in the ice, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Moon's Age Revealed, and a Lunar Mystery May Be Solved
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, space, discovery, moon, birth date, interesting )

Giana
- 16 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Scientists have pinned down the birth date of the moon to within 100 million years of the birth of the solar system -- the best timeline yet for the evolution of our planet's natural satellite.
Galaxy Zoo a Zooniverse Project
Science & Tech  (tags: galaxyzoo, Zooniverse, Telescope, project, study, science, research, space, tech, interesting, discovery )

Mari
- 27 days ago - galaxyzoo.org
Experience a privileged glimpse of the distant universe as observed by the SDSS, the Hubble Space Telescope, and UKIRT. Few have witnessed what you're about to see!
Creationists Complain Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos' Isn't Giving Them Airtime
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, concept, discovery, environment, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

Kit
- 28 days ago - talkingpointsmemo.com
Creationists are accusing astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" of being scientifically unbalanced because it doesn't represent their beliefs.
NASA Offers $35,000 For Help In Tracking Asteroids
Science & Tech  (tags: NPR, NASA, Cash, prize, asteroids, science, research, space, study, interesting, astronomy )

Mari
- 29 days ago - npr.org
Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says.
 

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