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SNOW on Mars is the most likely reason for the valleys that exist there - and could shed new light on the red planet's early climate

SNOW on Mars is the most likely reason for the valleys that exist there - and could shed new light on the red planet's early climate | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Researchers from Brown University in the U.S. believe their findings answer the question of whether water flowing on ancient Mars bubbled up from the ground, or fell from the atmosphere.
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The Mars Underground

The Mars Underground | Astronomy | Scoop.it
This film captures the spirit of Mars pioneers who refuse to let their dreams be put on hold by a slumbering space program. Their passionate urge to walk...
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Hubble Discovers New Neptune Moon : DNews

Hubble Discovers New Neptune Moon : DNews | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have found another moon circling Neptune, one that Voyager 2 missed during its 1989 flyby of the giant world. Continue reading →
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Astronomers remain puzzled by mysterious intergalactic radio bursts

Astronomers remain puzzled by mysterious intergalactic radio bursts | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Mysterious bursts of radio waves originating from billions of light years away have left scientists puzzled.
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Cosmic Awe

Cosmic Awe | Astronomy | Scoop.it
“…the magnificence of the Universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths.” -Carl Sagan As many of you know, I’m fortunate enough to live in a city that values...
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Voyager 1 Has Almost Left The Solar System

Voyager 1 Has Almost Left The Solar System | Astronomy | Scoop.it
NASA reports that the Voyager 1 probe may soon be the first human-made object to leave the solar system.
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The History of Astronomy

Blake's History project on the history of astronomy. He does not own the rights/copyright to the music or photos used in this video.
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Return To The Pale Blue Dot | Life, Unbounded, Scientific American Blog Network

Return To The Pale Blue Dot | Life, Unbounded, Scientific American Blog Network | Astronomy | Scoop.it
One of the most enduring and captivating images from our exploration of space in the late 20th century was Voyager 1's mosaic of our own solar ...
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String Cosmology- The Study of the Universe: Ali Nayeri at TEDxChapmanU

Ali Nayeri, Ph.D., is a member of the Center for Quantum Studies at Chapman University, and a faculty member in the university's Schmid College of Science an...
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The Psychedelic Landscape of Mars: Photos : DNews

The Psychedelic Landscape of Mars: Photos : DNews | Astronomy | Scoop.it
The HiRISE camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter can produce incredible topographical models of the Martian surface, changing the way we view the alien landscape.
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ALMA Sees a Solar System's 'Snow Line,' Where Planets and Comets Form

ALMA Sees a Solar System's 'Snow Line,' Where Planets and Comets Form | Astronomy | Scoop.it
For the first time, a snow line has been imaged in the dusty disc of a far-off, infant solar system.
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A Brief Visual History of Space and Astronomy in 250 Milestones

A Brief Visual History of Space and Astronomy in 250 Milestones | Astronomy | Scoop.it
From the Big Bang to the end of time, or what a pioneering female astronomer has to do with Sagan's petty nemeses.

"The Earth is a very s
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60 billion planets in Milky Way could hold life

60 billion planets in Milky Way could hold life | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Scientists from around the world have been scanning the heavens for other habitable planets to find an answer to the age-old question: Are we alone in the universe?
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Astronomers Detect Three 'Super-Earths' in Nearby Star's Habitable Zone - Space Daily

Astronomers Detect Three 'Super-Earths' in Nearby Star's Habitable Zone - Space Daily | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Science Recorder Astronomers Detect Three 'Super-Earths' in Nearby Star's Habitable Zone Space Daily "The three planets in the habitable zone are roughly Earth-sized, and only about three to four times the mass of the Earth," said Steven Vogt,...
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The Case for an Alternative Cosmology, Jayant V. Narlikar

In the lecture Professor Narlikar presents non-standard cosmology that differs from the Big Bang model of the universe. Why standard Big Bang cosmology is un...
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Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars | Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars | Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Exotic Earths: Exploring Planets Around Other Stars. A blog post at "Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business" on 2013-06-13.
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Infinities and Cosmology: Introduction (John Barrow)

Introduction to the mini-series "Infinities and Cosmology" from the "Philosophy of Cosmology" project. A University of Oxford and Cambridge Collaboration.
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