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Look Up! Uranus Opposes the Sun : Discovery News

Look Up! Uranus Opposes the Sun : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomer Mark Thompson investigates why the "ice giant" Uranus is at a very special point in its orbit.
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How Common are Terrestrial, Habitable Planets Around Sun-Like Stars?

How Common are Terrestrial, Habitable Planets Around Sun-Like Stars? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Once again news from the Kepler mission is making the rounds, this time with a research paper outlining a theory that Earth-like planets may be more common around class F, G and K stars than originally expected.
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NASA - Venus Weather Not Boring After All, NASA/International Study Shows

NASA - Venus Weather Not Boring After All, NASA/International Study Shows | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Weather on Venus has a reputation for being consistently bad. New research reveals it may just be bad.
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Beyond Apollo: Engineer Special Study of the Surface of the Moon (1960, 1961)

Beyond Apollo: Engineer Special Study of the Surface of the Moon (1960, 1961) | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Engineer Special Study of the Surface of the Moon (1960, 1961)

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Fire in the Sky and on the Ground : Image of the Day

Fire in the Sky and on the Ground : Image of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronauts on the International Space Station captured these views of the aurora australis (...
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Ancient Lakes and Rivers of the Red Planet

Ancient Lakes and Rivers of the Red Planet | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Ancient Lakes and Rivers of the Red Planet

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NASA to Host News Conference on Asteroid Search Findings - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA to Host News Conference on Asteroid Search Findings - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on Thurs., Sept. 29, to reveal near-Earth asteroid findings and implications for future research.
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Long stay in space has blinding effect › News in Science (ABC Science)

Long stay in space has blinding effect › News in Science (ABC Science) | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A new study of astronauts shows long-duration stays in space could cause blurry vision.
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Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastline : Image of the Day

Hurricane Katia off the Northeastern US Coastline : Image of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Viewed from the space station, Hurricane Katia presented an impressive cloud circulation as its center passed the northeastern coast of the United States on September 9, 2011.
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Did a Our Human "Super Brain" Suddenly Appear 75,000 Years Ago? New Evidence Say "Yes"

Did a Our Human "Super Brain" Suddenly Appear 75,000 Years Ago? New Evidence Say "Yes" | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
There is mounting archaeological evidence for the evolution of a human...
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Arianespace Faces Multiyear Struggle Stacking Heavier Payloads on Ariane 5 | SpaceNews.com

Arianespace Faces Multiyear Struggle Stacking Heavier Payloads on Ariane 5 | SpaceNews.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Europe’s heavy-lift Ariane 5 rocket will be unable to launch any commercial missions for the next six months because of...
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Can Neutrinos Kill Their Own Grandfathers? | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine

Can Neutrinos Kill Their Own Grandfathers? | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Science | Building in part on my talk at the time conference, Scott Aaronson has a blog post about entropy and complexity that you should go read right now.
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Russia Ignores Fears, Reaches Out Towards Phobos (Mars) | Colony Worlds

Russia Ignores Fears, Reaches Out Towards Phobos (Mars) | Colony Worlds | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Russia Ignores Fears, Reaches Out Towards Phobos (Mars)

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AGU Blogosphere | Martian Chronicles | How do we know where rovers are on Mars?

AGU Blogosphere | Martian Chronicles | How do we know where rovers are on Mars? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

How do we know where rovers are on Mars?

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Astronomers discover new way to measure Universe

Astronomers discover new way to measure Universe | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers at Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute have found a new way to measure distances.
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Habitation Intention: The Subtlety of What's Next in Space

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The Subtlety of What's Next in Space

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Crowd-sourcing Science: Planet Hunters find two new planet candidates

Crowd-sourcing Science: Planet Hunters find two new planet candidates | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Title: Planet Hunters: The First Two Planet Candidates Identified by the Public using the Kepler Public Archive DataAuthors: Debra Fischer, Megan Schwamb, Kevin Schawinski, and 28 others. First Au...
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Arianespace - Feature story - The Spaceport's ELA-2 launch facility is dismantled after an illustrious career

Arianespace - Feature story - The Spaceport's ELA-2 launch facility is dismantled after an illustrious career | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Arianespace was founded in 1980 as the world’s first commercial launch services provider.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

A different astronomy and space science
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Planet Hunters are Losing Count - News Blog - SkyandTelescope.com

Planet Hunters are Losing Count - News Blog - SkyandTelescope.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The latest 500 planet candidates from the Kepler mission are just part of the story. But Terra II remains elusive.
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Is the universe expanding asymmetrically? | COSMOS magazine

Is the universe expanding asymmetrically? | COSMOS magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Is the universe expanding asymmetrically?

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NASA - Sunspot 1302: It's Big. It's Bad. And It's Coming Our Way

NASA - Sunspot 1302: It's Big. It's Bad. And It's Coming Our Way | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Behemoth Sunspot 1302 has been active with flares, two X-class and three M-class flares, and it's rotating into an Earth-directed orientation.
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Neutrinos CAN Go Faster Than Light Without Violating Relativity

Neutrinos CAN Go Faster Than Light Without Violating Relativity | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Just about two days ago I warned that there will be a lot of nonsense about relativity coming out these days, and promptly there are already three articles here on Science2.0 alone that are exactly what I feared: Physicists with only basic knowledge...
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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