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Can Extraterrestrial Life be Detected by a New Telescope? | Anne's ...

Can Extraterrestrial Life be Detected by a New Telescope? | Anne's ... | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Dutch astronomers think it may be possible to detect signs of extraterrestrial life within the next 25 years... without the need for a space mission.
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Cassini Still Going Strong Investigating Saturn's Moons

Cassini Still Going Strong Investigating Saturn's Moons | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Tucson AZ (SPX) Feb 25, 2013 - NASA's longstanding Cassini mission to Saturn continues to provide scientists with exciting new insights on moons Titan and Enceladus as well as the planet's striking rings, Planetary Science Instit (Cassini Still Going...
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Next Private Spacecraft Launch to Space Station Set for March 1

Next Private Spacecraft Launch to Space Station Set for March 1 | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
SpaceX's Dragon capsule will be making its second contracted supply run.
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NASA Builds First “Lobster Eye” Camera To Study Soft X-Rays - RedOrbit

NASA Builds First “Lobster Eye” Camera To Study Soft X-Rays - RedOrbit | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
RedOrbit NASA Builds First “Lobster Eye” Camera To Study Soft X-Rays RedOrbit Since their discovery nearly 20 years ago, researchers have observed charge exchange and the resulting soft X-ray emissions in comets, interplanetary wind, possibly...
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NASA to Host Google Hangout From the International Space Station ...

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NASA to Host Google Hangout From the International Space Station. NASA announced this week that it will host the first-ever Google+ Hangout live from the International Space Station (ISS). The Hangout will take place from ...
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The week in pictures: February 2–8, 2013 - Astronomy Magazine

The week in pictures: February 2–8, 2013 - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The week in pictures: February 2–8, 2013 Astronomy Magazine In the past seven days, astronomers discovered strobe-like flashes in a suspected binary protostar, amateur and professional astronomers teamed up to produce one of the best views yet of...
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Dark Matter | Browse - The Physics Teacher

Dark Matter | Browse - The Physics Teacher | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
It's a dark, dark universe out there, and I don't mean because the night sky is black. After all, once you leave the shadow of the Earth and get out into space, you're surrounded by countless lights glittering everywhere you look.
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Photo by tomclarke1996 • Instagram

Taken by an astronaught yeasterday #space #shuttle #earth
tomclarke1996's photo on Instagram (Taken by an astronaught yeasterday #space #shuttle #earth http://t.co/QG87zUGG)
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Using the Sun to Make Music

Composer Robert Alexander is helping NASA make new discoveries by turning raw data into music through a process called Data Sonification. -- I am not someone...
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NASA Curiosity rover collects first Mars bedrock sample - Astronomy Magazine

NASA Curiosity rover collects first Mars bedrock sample - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Science World Report NASA Curiosity rover collects first Mars bedrock sample Astronomy Magazine At the center of this image from NASA's Curiosity rover is the hole in a rock called "John Klein" where the rover conducted its first sample drilling on...
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Earth-like planets may be closer than thought: study

Earth-like planets may be closer than thought: study | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington (AFP) Feb 6, 2013 - Scientists looking for habitable planets may not have to stray far from our galactic neighborhood, said a new study Wednesday, which calculated an Earth-size planet could be orbiting a red dwarf as near as 13 light...
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Russia Set to Orbit Six US Telecoms Satellites

Russia Set to Orbit Six US Telecoms Satellites | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Feb 06, 2013 -
Russia will launch on Tuesday a Soyuz-2.1a rocket carrying six Globalstar-2 telecommunications satellites from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said.
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Twenty NASA Balloons Studying the Radiation Belts

Twenty NASA Balloons Studying the Radiation Belts | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Greenbelt, MD (SPX) Feb 06, 2013 -
In the bright, constant sun of the Antarctic summer, a NASA-funded team is launching balloons.
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Quantum computer one step closer after ‘true’ quantum calculation • The Register

Quantum computer one step closer after ‘true’ quantum calculation • The Register | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
#register #news #IT Quantum computer one step closer after ‘true’ quantum calculation: Baby s... http://t.co/uc5vLq9J26 #tech #world #US
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Next Private Spacecraft Launch to Space Station Set for March 1

Next Private Spacecraft Launch to Space Station Set for March 1 | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
SpaceX's Dragon capsule will be making its second contracted supply run.
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Mars Science Laboratory: NASA Rover Confirms First Drilled Mars Rock Sample

Mars Science Laboratory: NASA Rover Confirms First Drilled Mars Rock Sample | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has relayed new images that confirm it has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet.
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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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Supernova Alert! Astronomers Spot Warning Outburst - Space.com

Supernova Alert! Astronomers Spot Warning Outburst - Space.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Supernova Alert! Astronomers Spot Warning Outburst Space.com But this precursor "is still about 5,000 times less than the energy output of the subsequent supernova." The close timing between the outburst and the ensuing supernova suggest they are...
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Pacific Locked in 'La Nada' Limbo

Pacific Locked in 'La Nada' Limbo | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 08, 2013 -
Sea-surface height data from NASA's Jason-2 satellite show that the equatorial Pacific Ocean is still locked in what some call a neutral, or 'La Nada' state.
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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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APOD: 2013 February 12 - Reflected Aurora Over Alaska

APOD: 2013 February 12 - Reflected Aurora Over Alaska | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
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APOD: 2013 February 13 - Infrared Orion from WISE

APOD: 2013 February 13 - Infrared Orion from WISE | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Getting the right spin on a close-passing asteroid - Astronomy Magazine

Getting the right spin on a close-passing asteroid - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
TIME Getting the right spin on a close-passing asteroid Astronomy Magazine The record-setting close approach of an asteroid on February 15 is an exciting opportunity for scientists, and a research team will use the National Radio Astronomy...
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Sphere gives lessons in weather, astronomy, more at Science...

Sphere gives lessons in weather, astronomy, more at Science... | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The South Florida Science Museum has the world in its hands. Crews have installed Science on a Sphere, a 6-foot globe developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in the museum.
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Massive stellar winds are made of tiny pieces

Massive stellar winds are made of tiny pieces | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Paris (ESA) Feb 06, 2013 - ESA's XMM-Newton space observatory has completed the most detailed study ever of the fierce wind from a giant star, showing for the first time that it is not a uniform breeze but is fragmented into...
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