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Molecular Fossil Records « Articles « NASA Astrobiology

Molecular Fossil Records « Articles « NASA Astrobiology | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The unified web presence for the NASA Astrobiology Program which includes the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI), Astrobiology Science and Technology for Exploring Planets (ASTEP), Astrobiology Science and Technology Instrument Development (ASTID) ...
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The Mission to Find the Missing Lunar Module

The Mission to Find the Missing Lunar Module | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Where is the Apollo 10 Lunar capsule? It’s somewhere out there — orbiting the Sun — and there’s a new initiative to try and find it!
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Beyond Apollo: Giotto II (1985)

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Giotto II (1985)

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Hints of exo-Earths spark desire for a closer look : Nature News

Hints of exo-Earths spark desire for a closer look : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Senate to NASA: Tell Us Where We’re Going at Parabolic Arc

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Senate to NASA: Tell Us Where We’re GoingSpace Tourism … and Much More...
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Hunt for Apollo’s lost dog Snoopy

Hunt for Apollo’s lost dog Snoopy | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Schools are being challenged to help find an abandoned NASA moonship called Snoopy that was lost in space more than 40 years ago.
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Neptune is *really* far away | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Neptune is *really* far away | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | albedo | Mike Brown is an astronomer, specifically one who studies Kuiper Belt Objects, those giant frozen iceballs that haunt the solar system out past Neptune.
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ESO - potw1138a - The “Little World” of Paranal

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potw1138a - The “Little World” of Paranal.
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“Pluto-Killer” Sets Sights on Neptune

“Pluto-Killer” Sets Sights on Neptune | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The confessed (and remorseless) “Pluto Killer” Mike Brown has turned his gaze – and the 10-meter telescope at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii – on Neptune, our solar system’s furthest “official” planet.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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A different astronomy and space science
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Ma.. l'inferno di Dante è fatto così ?

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Ma.. l'inferno di Dante è fatto così ? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Ma.. l'inferno di Dante è fatto così ?
Oggi finisce l'estate meteo, almeno al Nord, dopo una estate infuocata e secca, che farà costare l'olio il triplo (un terzo della produzione) e il vino parecchio di più (20 % in meno e grado + elevato).

Festeggiamo comunque questa bella estate con una delle immagini più belle e definite della superficie solare mai ottenute. Eccola, ingranditela a tutto schermo per apprezzare quanto sia veramente fantastica.

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The dark at the end of the tunnel?

The dark at the end of the tunnel? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

FOR more than a decade, physicists running an experiment called DAMA, about 1,400 metres under Gran Sasso, a mountain near L’Aquila in central Italy, have been fighting a lonely battle.

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Kepler-16b Double Sunset: First Planet Orbiting Two Stars Confirmed

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Kepler-16b Double Sunset: First Planet Orbiting Two Stars Confirmed

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Dark Energy Ignited By Gamma-Ray Bursts?

Dark Energy Ignited By Gamma-Ray Bursts? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Dark energy… We’re still not exactly sure of what it is or where it comes from. Is it possible this mysterious force is what’s driving the expansion of the Universe?
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Question: What’s the Best Beginner Telescope?

Question: What’s the Best Beginner Telescope? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
We get this question the time. People want to get into astronomy, and they want to get their first telescope. So, to all you experienced astronomers reading Universe Today, what do you suggest people consider for their first starting telescope?
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Quel sottile velo che ci tiene in vita...

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Quel sottile velo che ci tiene in vita... | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Quel sottile velo che ci tiene in vita...

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ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Astronauts visit papal summer residence

ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Astronauts visit papal summer residence | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
His Holiness the Pope made a video call to the International Space Station in May, talking with all 12 astronauts on ISS including the Shuttle crew for 20 minutes. This morning, he welcomed the astronauts to his summer residence.
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How Can You See the Sun and the Moon at the Same Time?

How Can You See the Sun and the Moon at the Same Time? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can see the Moon during the day? Many people only notice our Moon at night, when there is considerably more contrast between the Moon and the night sky.
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NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Image: Colorful Rocks in Terra Sabaea | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Image: Colorful Rocks in Terra Sabaea | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE Image: Colorful Rocks in Terra Sabaea - SpaceRef...
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Ashes from massacred planets hide black holes - space - 19 September 2011 - New Scientist

Ashes from massacred planets hide black holes - space - 19 September 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Thousands of planets may be crashing into each other near colossal black holes, hiding them from view...
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SpaceX to Dock With ISS on Next Flight: NASA Maybe – Russia Nyet

SpaceX to Dock With ISS on Next Flight: NASA Maybe – Russia Nyet | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
It is looking less likely that Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will be allowed to dock the next of its Dragon Spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).
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Rocky Planets Could Have Been Born as Gas Giants | OnOrbit

Rocky Planets Could Have Been Born as Gas Giants | OnOrbit | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Rocky Planets Could Have Been Born as Gas Giants

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Mari, oceani, lampi, luci, notte e poi l'alba. Che meraviglia !! - Spaziando

Mari, oceani, lampi, luci, notte e poi l'alba. Che meraviglia !! - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Come vedono la Terra gli astronauti della Stazione Spaziale internazionale ? Guadate il filmato accelerato qui sotto, è in HD, che meraviglia!!
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Pluto's icy exterior may conceal an ocean - space - 16 September 2011 - New Scientist

Pluto's icy exterior may conceal an ocean - space - 16 September 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If the dwarf planet's core has as much radioactive potassium as scientists think, it may have a subsurface ocean and the conditions to sustain life...
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