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NASA Is Simulating a Potentially Catastrophic Asteroid Impact
Science & Tech  (tags: threats to Earth, outer space, simulations )

- 18 days ago -
It'll help scientists prepare for the real thing - whenever that happens
Take A Look At The Incredible Views Of Outer Space You Can See From Kielder Observatory, Northumberland.
Science & Tech  (tags: Kielder Observatory, Northumberland, England, Protected Dark Sky, Outer Space )

- 393 days ago -
The observatory sits within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park in Kielder Forest, Europes largest area of protected dark sky.
Mysterious Clouds Racing Through Milky Way Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: outer space, cosmos, galaxies )

- 536 days ago -
Mysterious, rapid-moving clouds have been charted in never-before-seen detail on a map of the entire sky. These strange, high-velocity gas clouds are moving at odds with the usual rotation of the Milky Way.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Spots 219 Possible New Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, outer space, exoplanets, Kepler telescope, discoveries )

- 703 days ago -
NASA recently announced that its Kepler space telescope has updated its catalogue of exoplanets with 219 new candidates. Ten of these newly spotted exoplanets are nearly the size of Earth and orbit in their star's habitable zones.
NASA Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have Life
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, outer space, exoplanets, galaxy, universe, cosmos )

- 705 days ago -
NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.
Stephen Hawking: We Should Colonise Mars But Encountering Aliens 'Will Not End Well'
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, society, science, Black Holes, Mars, News, Outer Space, Physics, Professor Hawking, Stars, Stephen Hawking )

- 2693 days ago -
Professor Stephen Hawking told listeners of BBC Today programme that he thought humans would almost definitely colonise Mars, but he warned against encouraging alien encounters.
Cosmic Factories Produce Rubies, Sapphires
Science & Tech  (tags: black holes, space, sapphires, rubies, outer space, quasars )

- 4242 days ago -
Glass, rubies and sapphires might be produced in the areas around supermassive black holes or quasars, and space dust might be explained by the breakdown of these materials.

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