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US launches Earth observation satellite

US launches Earth observation satellite | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Los Angeles (AFP) Feb 11, 2013 - The United States launched its latest Earth observation satellite Monday atop an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA said.
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Asteroids: Fun Facts and Information About Asteroids

Asteroids: Fun Facts and Information About Asteroids | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Learn about the size, shape and composition of asteroids as well as their history, naming conventions, and plans to mine asteroids in the future.
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Team creates Milky Way structure simulations - Phys.Org

Team creates Milky Way structure simulations - Phys.Org | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
If you took a photograph of the Milky Way galaxy today from a distance, the photo would show a spiral galaxy with a bright, central bar (sometimes called a bulge) of dense star populations.
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AMZN

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Milky Way, Song Saa Island, Cambodia #tropicalvacations
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Astronomers Find Evidence Of Two Undiscovered Planets In Our Solar System | IFLScience

Astronomers Find Evidence Of Two Undiscovered Planets In Our Solar System | IFLScience | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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.
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Astronomers Discover Mysterious Source of Light in Dwarf Galaxy Markarian 177 - Sci-News.com

Astronomers Discover Mysterious Source of Light in Dwarf Galaxy Markarian 177 - Sci-News.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A multinational group of astronomers led by Dr Michael Koss of ETH Zurich has discovered an exotic object in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.
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Stories in the sky: Indigenous Astronomy - SBS

Stories in the sky: Indigenous Astronomy - SBS | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The stars carry great significance to Australia’s Indigenous people.
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Space: The final frontier in silicon chemistry

Space: The final frontier in silicon chemistry | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 12, 2014
Silicon, which is one of the most common elements in the Earth's crust, is also sprinkled abundantly throughout interstellar space.
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Solar Flares Return, Planets Align | S0 News November 16, 2014

www.Suspicious0bservers.org www.ObservatoryProject.com Blog: http://www.suspicious0bserverscollective.org Major Warnings/Alerts: https://twitter.com/TheRealS0s STARWATER Article: ...
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Nothing can escape black holes? This lucky star did - Tech Times

Nothing can escape black holes? This lucky star did - Tech Times | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
It’s not easy getting away from a black hole but it is possible, as one star showed. It did have to part with a portion of its mass though.
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Sun Observed Erupting with Extreme X-Class Flares

Sun Observed Erupting with Extreme X-Class Flares | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
 
 
A large active region on the sun erupted with another X-class flare on Oct. 27, 2014 -- its fourth since Oct. 24. The flare peaked at 10:47 a.m. EDT.
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NASA seeks proposals for deep space exploration, journey to Mars

NASA seeks proposals for deep space exploration, journey to Mars | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 29, 2014
NASA is soliciting proposals for concept studies or technology development projects that will be necessary to enable human pioneers to go to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and Mars.
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New insights into the physics of space weather

New insights into the physics of space weather | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 29, 2014 - Each second, the sun hurls millions of tons of hot, charged plasma gas into space.
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Planet-forming lifeline discovered in a binary star system | Astronomy.com

Planet-forming lifeline discovered in a binary star system | Astronomy.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers using ALMA have detected a streamer of gas flowing from a massive outer disk toward the inner reaches of a binary star system.
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How NASA Plans to Land Humans on Mars - The Planetary Society (blog)

How NASA Plans to Land Humans on Mars - The Planetary Society (blog) | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
On the surface, NASA's humans to Mars plans seem vague and disjointed. But that's because the agency is playing the long game. Right now, it may be the only game they can play.
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Study suggests black hole jets get their power from spin

Study suggests black hole jets get their power from spin | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A team of space scientists working in Italy has found more evidence that suggests the energy needed to emit jets from supermassive black holes comes from the spin of the black hole itself.
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Milky Way's Black Hole May Be Neutrino Factory - Discovery News

Milky Way's Black Hole May Be Neutrino Factory - Discovery News | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
For the first time, physicists may have traced the source of the highest energy neutrinos -- sub-atomic particles with no electrical charge that race through the universe -- to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
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Planet Hunting to Sky Surveys, Astronomy and Statistics Realign (Op-Ed) - Yahoo News UK

Planet Hunting to Sky Surveys, Astronomy and Statistics Realign (Op-Ed) - Yahoo News UK | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
G. Jogesh Babu is director of the Center for Astrostatistics at Penn State, and Eric Feigelson is the center's associate director and professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State.
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Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/14/14 — ESO 498-G5 - From Quarks to Quasars

Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/14/14 — ESO 498-G5 - From Quarks to Quasars | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Meet ESO 498-G5, a spiral galaxy situated approximately 100 million light-years from Earth in the little-known constellation of Pyxis (the Compass).
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A Piece of the Quantum Puzzle

A Piece of the Quantum Puzzle | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Santa Barbara CA (SPX) Nov 13, 2014 While the Martinis Lab at UC Santa Barbara has been focusing on quantum computation, former postdoctoral fellow Pedram Roushan and several colleagues have been exploring qubits (quantum bits) for quantum...
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Comet Lander Rushes to Do Science as Power Runs Out

Comet Lander Rushes to Do Science as Power Runs Out | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The Rosetta mission's managers scrambled to get as much data as possible from the surface of a comet before their Philae lander ran out of power.
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NASA's Fermi Spots 'Starquake' in a Magnetar Storm - Science World Report

NASA's Fermi Spots 'Starquake' in a Magnetar Storm - Science World Report | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA's Fermi detected a rapid-fire storm of high-energy blasts from a magnetar, a highly magnetized neutron star.
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Supermassive Black Holes in the Centers of Galaxy Clusters Reveal Clues to Absence of Star Creation

Supermassive Black Holes in the Centers of Galaxy Clusters Reveal Clues to Absence of Star Creation | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
 
Galaxy clusters are the largest objects in the universe, held together by gravity. These behemoths contain hundreds or thousands of individual galaxies that are immersed in gas with temperatures of millions of degrees.
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National Geographic Live! - Mars Up Close, Part 1: Marc Kaufman

Marc Kaufman, author of the new National Geographic book "Mars Up Close," reveals the fascinating background of Mars exploration and shares what the Mars rovers are teaching us every day. ...
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Vega launch of ESA spaceplane postponed

Vega launch of ESA spaceplane postponed | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Paris (ESA) Oct 29, 2014 - The Vega launch of ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, due on 18 November from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, has been postponed to allow for additional analyses of the Vega flight trajec...
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Astronaut's photographs from space station help put things in - Houston Chronicle

Astronaut's photographs from space station help put things in - Houston Chronicle | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Where the view outside your window is, to borrow a phrase from Chris Hadfield, "jaw-dropping gorgeousness." The Canadian astronaut and best-selling author of 2013's "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" spent five months on the International...
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