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NASA - NASA'S Wise Mission Discovers Coolest Class of Stars

NASA - NASA'S Wise Mission Discovers Coolest Class of Stars | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Scientists using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body.
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MIT Scientists Develop a Drug to Fight Any Viral Infection

MIT Scientists Develop a Drug to Fight Any Viral Infection | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Scientists at MIT are developing a new drug that may fight viruses as effectively as antibiotics like penicillin dispatch bacteria.
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Has graphene been detected in space?

Has graphene been detected in space? | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of astronomers, using the Spitzer Space Telescope, have reported the first extragalactic detection of the C70 fullerene molecule, and the possible detection of planar C24 ('a piece of graphene') in space.
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Cassini Solstice Mission: Cassini Captures Ocean-like Spray at Saturn Moon

Cassini Solstice Mission: Cassini Captures Ocean-like Spray at Saturn Moon | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered the best evidence yet for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn's moon Enceladus.
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Big Bang Abandoned in New Model of the Universe

Big Bang Abandoned in New Model of the Universe | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
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Wikisky. An interactive sky map.

Wikisky. An interactive sky map. | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Interactive Sky Map - WIKISKY.ORG
An amazing online tool that permits you to search, focus, and zoom on any area of the observable universe. If you like it, help the creators to upgrade their servers.
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Don't believe the media "Ice Age" hype. @badastronomer explains the low solar activity effects

Don't believe the media "Ice Age" hype. @badastronomer explains the low solar activity effects | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Antiscience | climate change | Much ado was made over the recent news that the Sun's magnetic activity may be cooling off over the next few years.
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YouTube - ScientificExplorer channel for children‬‏

YouTube - ScientificExplorer channel for children‬‏ | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
We love learning! At Scientific Explorer, our goal is to bring science to life outside the classroom and make sure it's an active part of childhood. To share our love of science, we've created an ongoing Virtual Science Fair.
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Cassini Spacecraft at Saturn Has Minor Short Circuit, NASA Says | Cassini Spacecraft & Saturn Photos | Saturn Rings & Moons, Saturn Exploration | Space.com

Cassini Spacecraft at Saturn Has Minor Short Circuit, NASA Says | Cassini Spacecraft & Saturn Photos | Saturn Rings & Moons, Saturn Exploration | Space.com | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn has an instrument offline, most likely due to a short circuit, NASA says. Cassini has been orbiting Saturn since 2004.
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Zooniverse - Real Science Online

Zooniverse - Real Science Online | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Zooniverse is internet's largest, most popular citizen science projects.
Discover stars, explore the milky way, search the moon and more.
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IBM creates first graphene based integrated circuit, Moore law says "I told you so".

IBM creates first graphene based integrated circuit, Moore law says "I told you so". | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Taking a giant step forward in the creation and production of graphene based integrated circuits, IBM has announced in Science, the fabrication of a graphene based integrated circuit on a single chip.
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We build this thing... in space!

We build this thing... in space! | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
This image of the International Space Station and the docked space shuttle Endeavour, flying at an altitude of approximately 220 miles, was taken by Expedition 27 crew member Paolo Nespoli from the Soyuz TMA-20 following its undocking on May 24,...
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If A Primordial Black Hole Hits The Sun... - Technology Review

If A Primordial Black Hole Hits The Sun...  - Technology Review | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
...we should be able to see the oscillations generated by the collision, say astrophysicists...
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Earth and stars comparative size (updated with latest discovered stars)

Earth and stars comparative size (updated with latest discovered stars) | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it

Amazing animated gif comparing sizes from earth to largest known stars.

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Alien world is blacker than coal

Alien world is blacker than coal | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have discovered the darkest known exoplanet - a distant, Jupiter-sized gas giant known as TrES-2b.
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Dark matter may be an illusion caused by the quantum vacuum

Dark matter may be an illusion caused by the quantum vacuum | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it

Hajdukovic told PhysOrg.com. “The future experiments and observations will reveal if my results are only (surprising) numerical coincidences or an embryo of a new scientific revolution.”

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Spare $5 for a new app and help SETI instead for the search of extraterrestrial life.

Spare $5 for a new app and help SETI instead for the search of extraterrestrial life. | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
We're launching SETIstars, an initiative to connect us more closely than ever with the constellation of visionaries and supporters that make our work possible. Contribute to SETIstars today to help us continue the search for extraterrestrial life!
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Dark Matter Explained in Six Minutes with animated video.

Dark Matter Explained in Six Minutes with animated video. | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
The PHDComics site has a particularly good video up on the subject of dark matter.
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Watching Phobos pass by Jupiter /w video

Watching Phobos pass by Jupiter /w video | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
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Black Hole Caught Eating a Star, Gamma-Ray Flash Hints

Black Hole Caught Eating a Star, Gamma-Ray Flash Hints | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
A huge "belch" of radiation from a supermassive black hole indicates that the cosmic monster recently devoured a star, scientists say.
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The Night of the Blood Red Moon : Discovery News

The Night of the Blood Red Moon : Discovery News | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
Astronomer Mark Thompson explains why, on Wednesday, a lunar eclipse is set to dazzle night skies (but not in the U.S., sadly) (The Night of the Blood Red Moon : Discovery News http://t.co/V3YWL7R...)...
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A big surprise from the edge of the solar system: magnetic bubbles (w/ video)

A big surprise from the edge of the solar system: magnetic bubbles (w/ video) | Be amazed, always. | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Voyager probes are truly going where no one has gone before. Gliding silently toward the stars, 9 billion miles from Earth, they are beaming back news from the most distant, unexplored reaches of the solar system.
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