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Hang Gliders on Mars: So Crazy It Just Might Work
Science & Tech  (tags: Aerospace Corporation, astronomy, exploration, interesting, Jet Propulsion Lab, Mars, nasa, news, NewTechnology, Planetary Science Institute, science, space )

Kayleen
- 8 hours ago - csmonitor.com
An innovative project called MARSDROP would send tiny probes attached to gliders to allow these small robots to explore south polar water geysers, volcanic regions and glaciers on Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Lopsided Star Explosion Helps Unravel Mystery Of Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, discovery, astronomy, space, nasa )

Glenn
- 11 days ago - iflscience.com
This proves the Big Bang Theory.
Polluted Dwarf Star Could Hold The Key To The Origin Of Water On Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Rosetta, dwarf stars, science, discovery, astronomy, research, nasa, space )

Michael
- 11 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have discovered a white dwarf star with a polluted atmosphere that may shed light on where the water on Earth comes from and how much water there is outside our own solar system.
Andromeda's Vast Halo of Gas May Help Explain How Galaxies Form
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, Hubble, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, space, Space Telescope Science Institute, University of Notre Dame )

Kayleen
- 12 days ago - csmonitor.com
The huge halo of gas surrounding our neighboring Andromeda galaxy could reveal important clues about the formation and evolution of large spiral galaxies such as Andromeda and our Milky Way. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Colorful Galaxy Is Most Distant Ever Found
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, nasa, investigation, humans, discovery, astronomy, galaxy, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, EGS-zs8-1, cosmology, distant )

Darren
- 14 days ago - theepochtimes.com
A galaxy first spotted in images from NASAâEUR(TM)s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes is one of the earliest ever discovered. Astronomers first identified galaxy EGS-zs8-1 based on its particular colors. They say itâEUR(TM)s more than 13 billion years in the past
Temperature Swings Thousands of Degrees on Hellish Super Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, astronomy, research, nasa )

Michael
- 14 days ago - iflscience.com
Vast amounts of volcanic activity may be triggering wild, fiery fluctuations in temperature on a super-Earth called 55 Cancri e. These rapid changes include temperature swings of over a thousand degrees.
New Planetary System Discovered Just 54 Light-Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, astronomy, space, discovery, Kepler )

Michael
- 19 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have found a way to speed up the search for nearby planets, discovering a planetary system 54 light-years away as a proof of concept.
Study Reveals How Traveling To Mars Could Damage Astronaut's Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, astronomy, space, Mars, cosmic rays, research, nasa, humans )

Michael
- 19 days ago - iflscience.com
To observe changes to the brain that may occur en route to the Red Planet, researchers exposed mice to charged particles like those found in galactic cosmic rays.
Unmasking the Secrets of Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, space, science, scientists, astronomy )

Glenn
- 23 days ago - nasa.gov
A close-up of the closest planet to the Sun.
NASA's Hunt For Aliens Just Got Real
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, news, space, astronomy )

Glenn
- 27 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I always knew that there was life on other planets.
Asteroid Just Missed Earth Early Tuesday Morning
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, world )

Caree
- 30 days ago - thedenverchannel.com
An asteroid had a "near miss" with Earth Tuesday morning. It's not the Hollywood computerized image you may be picturing in your mind. It's 50 feet wide -- more than the length of a school bus, but small in relative terms of what you may be thinking.
Wednesday Night Peak of Lyrid Meteor Shower to Dazzle Skygazers in Midwest, Mid-Atlantic
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, interesting, news, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Caree
- 30 days ago - msn.com
Beginning late in the evening of April 22 and continuing through the early morning hours of April 23, the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower will dazzle skygazers around the world. Observers can expect to see 10-20 meteors darting across the sky during
Black Hole's Powerful Magnetic Field Observed For First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, space, black hole, discovery, research )

Michael
- 33 days ago - iflscience.com
For the first time, astronomers have confirmed the existence of an intense magnetic field surrounding the event horizon of a supermassive black hole.
 

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