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Scour Earth for traces of intelligent aliens - space - 07 September 2011 - New Scientist

Scour Earth for traces of intelligent aliens - space - 07 September 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If aliens visited Earth long ago, they may have left signs of their technological prowess that would be cheap and easy for us to detect...
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ESO - potw1136a - Laser Meets Lightning

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potw1136a - Laser Meets Lightning. On Thursday 18 August, the sky above the Allgäu Public Observatory in southwestern Bavaria was an amazing sight, with the night lit up by two very different phenomena: one an example of advanced technology, and...
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Per Giove!! Dalle 21 ogni sera...

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Per Giove!! Dalle 21 ogni sera...  non perdetevi Giove in queste sere. 

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Jupiter rolls into view | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Jupiter rolls into view | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | Henk Mannetje | If you go outside a couple of hours after sunset tonight and look east, you'll see a very bright "star" in the sky. That's Jupiter.
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How to see the closest supernova in a generation! : Starts With A Bang

How to see the closest supernova in a generation! : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"After your death you will be what you were before your birth." -Arthur Schopenhauer If only every star's death could be as glorious as a supernova, rocketing anywhere from thousands to millions of Earth-masses out of a star and into...
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astrophile: Saturn-lookalike galaxy has a murky past - space - 09 September 2011 - New Scientist

Astrophile: Saturn-lookalike galaxy has a murky past - space - 09 September 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Hoag's object looks so strange, it might as well be from another universe. How the heck did this galaxy form?
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The Original U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701: Big Pic : Discovery News

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The USS Enterprise is the most iconic science fiction spaceship ever created.
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Cosmic Collisions – The Astronomical Alchemist

Cosmic Collisions – The Astronomical Alchemist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Here on Earth the practice of alchemy once had its era – trying to turn lead into gold. However, somewhere out there in the universal scheme of things, that process is a reality and not a myth.
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Tributes to Terrorism Victims are on Mars - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tributes to Terrorism Victims are on Mars - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Two interplanetary memorials to victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks reside on Mars in tools from New York used by NASA's Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity.
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An array of errors

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ANIL POTTI, Joseph Nevins and their colleagues at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, garnered widespread attention in 2006.

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45 anni di Startrek : una timeline lunga una vita - Spaziando

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45 anni di Startrek. una timeline lunga una vita

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Exoplanetology: Worlds as Metaphor

Worlds as Metaphor
It's been several months ago that I tweeted about how planetary or exoplanetary thinking is making its way into the human psyche. It became more apparent when a "planetary" model of organization surfaced in the design of User Interface (UI).

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ESO - eso1133 - Young Stars Take a Turn in the Spotlight

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eso1133 - Young Stars Take a Turn in the Spotlight. ESO’s New Technology Telescope (NTT) has captured a striking image of the open cluster NGC 2100.
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Only U.S. Astronaut On-Orbit During 9/11 Reflects on 10th Anniversary of Attacks

Only U.S. Astronaut On-Orbit During 9/11 Reflects on 10th Anniversary of Attacks | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A decade ago, the 9/11 attacks killed close to three thousand people and with the chaos that ensued many more were left wondering what was going on, whether-or-not their loved ones were still alive – or what was coming next.
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What Is The Universe Made Of? Active Galaxies And Mystery

What Is The Universe Made Of? Active Galaxies And Mystery | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Every three hours, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope scans the entire sky. Every year, the satellite's scientists reanalyze all of the data it has collected about the high energy universe.
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NASA - Fermi's Latest Gamma-ray Census Highlights Cosmic Mysteries

NASA - Fermi's Latest Gamma-ray Census Highlights Cosmic Mysteries | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If Fermi's catalog of the universe were a recipe, the two major ingredients would be active galaxies and pure mystery.
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
From violent supernova explosions to beautiful moonlit skies - striking images of space, near and far.
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NASA Grapples with U.S. Space Security in Post-9/11 Era: Scientific American

NASA Grapples with U.S. Space Security in Post-9/11 Era: Scientific American | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
For instance, for two decades, the general public was able to obtain car passes to visit KSC and watch a shuttle launch, but this was never resumed after the attacks...
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How the US Government Chose to Ruin the James Webb Space Telescope, and Blamed NASA : Starts With A Bang

How the US Government Chose to Ruin the James Webb Space Telescope, and Blamed NASA : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else." -John Burroughs The greatest tool for astronomers of the past 20 years has, without a doubt, been the Hubble Space Telescope.
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NASA GRAIL Moon Mission Launch Rescheduled - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA GRAIL Moon Mission Launch Rescheduled - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The launch of a Delta II vehicle carrying NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) was scrubbed today, Thursday, Sept. 8, due to weather.
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Orbiter Resumes Use of Camera - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Operators of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are resuming use of the mission's highest resolution camera following a second precautionary shutdown in two weeks.
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