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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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M101's Supernova Shines On - Observing Blog - SkyandTelescope.com

M101's Supernova Shines On - Observing Blog - SkyandTelescope.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
As of September 16th, the supernova in the galaxy M101 was still near its peak of magnitude 9.9. But there are slight signs that it's beginning to fade. With moonlight no longer a problem, this week offers your best chance to see it.
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ESA - Space Science - BepiColombo Mercury explorer to be launched on Ariane

ESA - Space Science - BepiColombo Mercury explorer to be launched on Ariane | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Reaching one of the most mysterious planets in our Solar System takes enormous power and finesse. ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.
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Meteor Likely Cause of Southwest U.S. Light Show - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Meteor Likely Cause of Southwest U.S. Light Show - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A meteor is the most probable cause of a bright, colorful fireball witnessed by people in a wide swath of the southwestern United States.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astrophoto: Maria by Nathan Mantia

Astrophoto: Maria by Nathan Mantia | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
This close-up view of the moon was captured by Nathan Mantia using a very amateur method.
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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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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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collectSPACE - space history, space memorabilia, space artifacts, and space collectibles

collectSPACE - space history, space memorabilia, space artifacts, and space collectibles | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Source for space history, space artifacts, and space memorabilia. Learn where astronauts will appear, browse collecting guides, and read original space history-related daily reports.
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NASA Rover Inspects Next Rock at Endeavour - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Rover Inspects Next Rock at Endeavour - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The second rock that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is examining in its new neighborhood offers a taste of bedrock.
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ESA Science & Technology: Gaia mirrors ready to shine

ESA Science & Technology: Gaia mirrors ready to shine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ESA's Gaia mission has passed another major milestone after the completion of 10 state-of-the-art mirrors that will be used to measure the precise positions of a billion stars.
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NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty from Vesta - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Dawn Collects a Bounty of Beauty from Vesta - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

La Luna e Superga, a Torino l'altra sera

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La Nasa torna a scommettere su un grande vettore spaziale e su un super-telescopio

La Nasa torna a scommettere su un grande vettore spaziale e su un super-telescopio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il Senato Usa ha approvato, nelle sottocommissioni, per Nasa un budget 2012 di 17.9 miliardi di dollari...
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