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First Look At Interstellar Turbulence

First Look At Interstellar Turbulence | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
All of the space that surrounds us isn’t empty. We’ve always known the Milky Way was filled with great areas of turbulent gas, but we’ve never been able to see them… Until now.
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Blog - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory » Blog Archive » Slice of History: Freeway Tunnel Simulator

Blog - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory » Blog Archive » Slice of History: Freeway Tunnel Simulator | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Blog posts by JPL engineers and scientists about their latest projects and findings as they work to explore Mars, Saturn and the universe beyond...
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Press Release - The First Detection of Abundant Carbon in the Early Universe - Subaru Telescope

Press Release - The First Detection of Abundant Carbon in the Early Universe - Subaru Telescope | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

The First Detection of Abundant Carbon in the Early Universe

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ESA - Space Science - ESA finds that Venus has an ozone layer too

ESA - Space Science - ESA finds that Venus has an ozone layer too | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has discovered an ozone layer high in the atmosphere of Venus. Comparing its properties with those of the equivalent layers on Earth and Mars will help astronomers refine their searches for life on other planets.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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A different astronomy and space science
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ESA - Space Science - ESA finds that Venus has an ozone layer too

ESA - Space Science - ESA finds that Venus has an ozone layer too | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has discovered an ozone layer high in the atmosphere of Venus. Comparing its properties with those of the equivalent layers on Earth and Mars will help astronomers refine their searches for life on other planets.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Weird Exoplanetary System Dances to the Beat : Discovery News

Weird Exoplanetary System Dances to the Beat : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If there's one thing to be said for the Kepler mission, it's certainly turning up some very strange new worlds.
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From the 'X Files' Dept: "ET's Could be Using Quantum Encryption to Hide Their Location"

From the 'X Files' Dept: "ET's Could be Using Quantum Encryption to Hide Their Location" | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If we Earthlings are not alone in the Universe, why have we yet to detect signals from an extraterrestrial civilisation? Two physicists have come up with an intriguing solution to this lingering possible puzzle, suggesting a way in which aliens...
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Universe’s “Standard Candles” Are White Dwarf Mergers | W. M. Keck Observatory

Universe’s “Standard Candles” Are White Dwarf Mergers | W. M. Keck Observatory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Berkeley — The largest survey to date of distant exploding stars is giving astronomers new clues to what’s behind the Type Ia supernovae they use to measure distances across the cosmos.
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The comet and the Coronal Mass Ejection | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

The comet and the Coronal Mass Ejection | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | comet | On October 1, a bright comet screamed into the Sun, and apparently disintegrated.
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Universe Today — Space and astronomy news

Universe Today — Space and astronomy news | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Space and astronomy news... SUn & the Eiffel !!

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Pirate politician: We want open, online government - opinion - 04 October 2011 - New Scientist

Pirate politician: We want open, online government - opinion - 04 October 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
An uberconnected world need a new politics, says Ben de Biel, spokesman for the Pirates party, who are making waves in Berlin, Germany...
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The Draconid Meteor Shower | One-Minute Astronomer

The Draconid Meteor Shower | One-Minute Astronomer | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Draconid meteor shower peaks over the next few days.  This shower is usually quiet and obscure, registering just a few meteors per hour.  But this year...
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ESA - Space Science - Did Earth's oceans come from comets?

ESA - Space Science - Did Earth's oceans come from comets? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory has found water in a comet with almost exactly the same composition as Earth's oceans. The discovery revives the idea that our planet's seas could once have been giant icebergs floating through space.
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Mars Science Laboratory Meets its Match in Florida - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Mars Science Laboratory Meets its Match in Florida - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
In a 'match made for Mars,' major components of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory have been connected at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, several weeks before launch.
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NASA's Moon Twins Going Their Own Way - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Moon Twins Going Their Own Way - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)-B spacecraft successfully executed its first flight path correction maneuver Wednesday, Oct. 5.
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A massive solar storm could keep us grounded on Earth for a decade

A massive solar storm could keep us grounded on Earth for a decade | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
It's decently likely that, sometime in the future, a major solar storm will hit Earth, wreaking havoc on our infrastructure and crippling our satellites.
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Trovata l'acqua simile a quella degli oceani sulla cometa Hartley 2

Trovata l'acqua simile a quella degli oceani sulla  cometa Hartley 2 | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Anni fa nel corso della missione Nasa Deep Impact la cometa fu bersagliata per esperimento con un proiettile metallico e massiccio che ne scalfisse appena la superficie...
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La cometa e il Sole, un puzzle da comporre ?

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La cometa e il Sole, un puzzle da comporre ? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

La cometa e il Sole, un puzzle da comporre ?
Questo è il Sole, oggi 5 ottobre 2011, visto in una lunghezza d'onda che mette in rilievo la corona solare, la parte più esterna. L'immagine è bella, senz'altro, ma non è il tema del nostro post.

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How Much Does It Snow In Antarctica? : Notes from the Field : Blogs

How Much Does It Snow In Antarctica? : Notes from the Field : Blogs | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

How Much Does It Snow In Antarctica?

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Image of the Day: One of the Most Massive Stellar Eruptions Ever Seen in Space

Image of the Day: One of the Most Massive Stellar Eruptions Ever Seen in Space | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Pistol Nebula, one of the brightest stars in our galaxy, appears as the bright white dot in the center of this image taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The image also shows one of the most massive stellar eruptions...
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ESA Portal - Dark and bright: ESA chooses next two science missions

ESA Portal - Dark and bright: ESA chooses next two science missions | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA PR 25 2011 - The powerful influence of the Sun and the nature of the mysterious 'dark energy' motivate ESA’s next two science missions.
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Stellar performance nets physics prize : Nature News

Stellar performance nets physics prize : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Europe to lead daring Sun mission

Europe to lead daring Sun mission | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The European Space Agency approves a space mission to study the Sun from a position closer to our star than any previous satellite.
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