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How's Living in Space? Ask Astronauts in Google Hangout

How's Living in Space? Ask Astronauts in Google Hangout | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
On Feb. 22, NASA will host the first Google+ Hangout live from on board the International Space Station orbiting 240 miles above Earth.
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You can help NASA discover asteroids with this free app | Physics-Astronomy

You can help NASA discover asteroids with this free app | Physics-Astronomy | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA has launched a new app that provides amateur astronomers the chance to discover asteroids and all you need is an Internet connection, a simple telescope, and some extra time on your hands.
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx to land on an asteroid and return samples to Earth ... - ExtremeTech

NASA's OSIRIS-REx to land on an asteroid and return samples to Earth ... - ExtremeTech | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
An incredibly ambitious project to return samples from an asteroid has passed a major milestone, and has NASA's blessing to take the text step toward a launch in September 2016.
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NASA's New Horizons Probe Phones Home After Historic Pluto Flyby - NBCNews.com

NASA's New Horizons Probe Phones Home After Historic Pluto Flyby - NBCNews.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Signals from a spacecraft 3 billion miles away swept over Earth, confirming that NASA's New Horizons probe survived its historic Pluto flyby.
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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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New Horizons finds second mountain range in Pluto’s “heart” | Astronomy.com

New Horizons finds second mountain range in Pluto’s “heart” | Astronomy.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
New Horizons data have revealed a new mountain range with slightly lower peaks than Norgay Montes near the southwestern margin of Pluto’s Tombaugh Regio.
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New Light On Star Death: Super-Luminous Supernovae May Be ...

New Light On Star Death: Super-Luminous Supernovae May Be ... | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
As it slows down, it could transmit the spin energy into the supernova, via magnetism, making it much brighter than normal. The data we have seems to match that prediction almost exactly.” Queen's astronomers led an ...
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Pluto and other known “not-planets” in our solar system mapped in scale image montage

Pluto and other known “not-planets” in our solar system mapped in scale image montage | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
“Their non-planetary status is a handicap because these are the worlds that we need to get Earthlings excited about exploring.”
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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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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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