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ESA's Philae Comet Lander Detects Organic Molecules
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Comet 67P, Cosac, discovery, European Space Agency, Germany, interesting, Mupus, news, panspermia, science, space, world )

Kayleen
- 2 days ago - bbc.co.uk
These compounds are the basis of life on Earth and may give clues to how our planet was seeded with life early in its history. The comet's surface is largely water-ice with a thin dust layer. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Astronomers Find Evidence Of Two Undiscovered Planets In Our Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, discovery, space, astronomy )

Michael
- 4 days ago - iflscience.com
The possibility of a planet lurking in the outer reaches of the solar system has gained new ground, based on the orbits of recently discovered objects.
There's An Incredible Meteor Shower Happening This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, history, humans, interesting, meteors, meteor shower, science, space, world )

Caree
- 4 days ago - msn.com
November is the time of year to watch one of the most brilliant meteor showers of the year: the Leonid meteor shower, also known as the Leonids. The best time to see the Leonids this year will be Nov. 17 and 18 between the hours of midnight and dawn.
Dark Matter Black Holes Could Be Destroying Stars at the Milky Way's Center
Science & Tech  (tags: world, space, science, research, news, nasa, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, dark matter, black holes, milky way )

Darren
- 7 days ago - scientificamerican.com
If dark matter comes in both matter and antimatter varieties, it might accumulate inside dense stars to create black holes
Rosetta Mission: 'Go' Is Given for Comet Landing
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, Rosetta mission, comet landing, European Space Agency )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Space Agency has given the final "go" for its audacious landing attempt on a comet. At 08:35 GMT, Esa's Rosetta satellite will release the Philae lander on a seven-hour descent to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
11 of The Starriest Skies in the World - Pictures
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, environment, habitat, history, humans, interesting, science, space, study, world )

Caree
- 10 days ago - msn.com
Astronomer Carl Sagan once said, "The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars." In the meantime, here are 11 of the planet's best places to downshift and dream, while constellations shimmer against the dark
NASA: Giant Fireball Lit Up Texas Sky, NASA Says
Science & Tech  (tags: asteroids, astronomy, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, nasa, news, science, space )

Kayleen
- 11 days ago - click2houston.com
A huge meteor far brighter than the full Moon struck the Earth with such great force in Texas it shook the ground, according to sheriff's deputies. NASA's meteor camera photographed it, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Amazing Time-Lapse of Earth Rotation and Other Space Videos of the Month
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Space, science, Earth )

Ray
- 11 days ago - rt.com
Imagine that you don't have to go to space to actually see the Earth rotate, does that seem crazy? The mind-boggling timelapse posted on Youtube presents a different perspective showing our planet actually move, while the stars stay in place.
Half Of All Stars Could Exist Outside of Galaxies
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, stars, planets, galaxies, rogue stars, discovery, nasa, space )

Michael
- 12 days ago - iflscience.com
Stars and planets are regarded as existing nicely within galaxies. We know that every now and again there are events that fling a star outside of the galaxy, doomed to wander the universe alone, but it was previously assumed to be relatively rare.
Planet Formation Captured in Photo
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, astronomy, Planet formation )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The clearest ever image of planets forming around an infant star has been taken by the Alma radio telescope.
Background Light Suggests Many Stars 'Outside Galaxies'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, galaxies, journal Science, Earth's atmosphere )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Collisions and mergers can strip stars out of galaxies, A new study of the universe's background light has suggested that as many as half its stars might be hidden in the space between galaxies.
Australians Lead Efforts to Move Space Junk With Lasers
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, trash, EOS, Australia )

Ray
- 17 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hundreds of thousands of objects are orbiting in high-velocity swarms around the Earth. Many of these, in the event of a collision, could ignite catastrophic accidents junking the world's orbital telecommunications networks.
Dark Energy Devouring Dark Matter to Leave 'Big Empty Universe' - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Science, Space )

Ray
- 19 days ago - rt.com
Dark matter, considered the scaffolding of the universe because it provides the framework for its structures to build on, is being gobbled up by dark energy, according to a new study.
Primitive Meteorites Brought Water To Early Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, water, research, Earthworld, interesting, space )

Michael
- 19 days ago - iflscience.com
There is roughly 1.39 billion cubic kilometers of water on Earth's surface, though how and when water first got here has been up for considerable debate.
* Google Exec Alan Eustace Just Beat Felix Baumgartner's World Record For Highest Free-Fall Parachute Jump *
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, humans, interesting, investigation, performance, research, safety, science, space, study, technology, world )

Frans
- 23 days ago - industrytap.com
Senior Google Executive, Dr. Alan Eustace, has broken Felix Baumgartner's world record for highest free-fall parachute jump. Eustace broke the record to relatively little fanfare when compared to Baumgartner's jump which was streaming live on ...
 

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