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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Sette bellissime sorelle

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Sette bellissime sorelle | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

"Tramontata è la Luna e le Pleiadi al mezzo della notte ..... " . Inizia così una delle più belle e struggenti poesie della grande poetessa greca Saffo, vissuta attorno al 600 ac.

Lo diciamo solo per ricordare come questo piccolo gruppo di stelle, visibile a occhio nudo dall'autunno a primavera alle nostre latitudini, sia da sempre conosciuto e cantato da poeti e scrittori. Anche Omero ne parla.

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Commercial Space Roundup

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By all reports – commercial space is thriving. A number of recent announcements show that the burgeoning “private” space industry is thriving.
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Invitation to the dance

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AS THE violins soar, a lone dancer lopes gracefully across the stage of the Joyce Theatre in New York. But this is no solo. Two UFOs playfully chase him and swoop through the air around him.
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How to See the Brightest Supernova in a Generation

How to See the Brightest Supernova in a Generation | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Here at Universe Today, we’ve been providing plenty of coverage on the recent supernova in spiral galaxy M101 (AKA Pinwheel Galaxy).
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Disney, Fox and James Cameron to Bring AVATAR to Life at Disney Parks | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

Disney, Fox and James Cameron to Bring AVATAR to Life at Disney Parks | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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ICRAR joins CUDA Research Centre Program: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research

ICRAR joins CUDA Research Centre Program: International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Dr Dodson, who is currently funded by an Academic Partnership with NVIDIA, led the proposal supported by various groups in ICRAR/UWA. The
proposal stressed the importance of High Performance Computing, and the role that Graphic Processing Units (GPUs) such as those manufactured by NVIDIA, could play in addressing the challenges that Radio Astronomy faces in the SKA-epoch.

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ESA Science & Technology: Herschel probes the dusty history of a giant star

ESA Science & Technology: Herschel probes the dusty history of a giant star | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
About 5 thousand million years from now, our Sun will expand into a red giant, swelling to such a size that it may swallow the Earth.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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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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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
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Un filmato eccezionale: gli ultimi giri di UARS prima di cadere - Spaziando

Un filmato eccezionale: gli ultimi giri di UARS prima di cadere - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Sta cadendo, dopo vari anni di onorato servizio, venti per la precisione, dato che è stato messo in orbita dallo Space Shuttle il 15 settembre 1991 I giornali ne hanno data ampia cronaca.
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NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems at Parabolic Arc

NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems at Parabolic Arc | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Space Tourism … and Much More...                          

NASA to Abandon Goal of Funding Multiple Commercial Crew Systems

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Asteroid 'killed off early birds'

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Many early bird species suffered from the same catastrophic extinction as the dinosaurs, new research has shown.
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NASA'S WISE Mission Captures Black Hole's Wildly Flaring Jet | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

NASA'S WISE Mission Captures Black Hole's Wildly Flaring Jet | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter and Stellar Collisions… Oh, My!

Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter and Stellar Collisions… Oh, My! | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Well, we’re off to see the Wizard again, my friends. This time it’s to explore the possibilities of primordial black holes colliding with stars and all the implications therein.
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NASA - Tests Under Way On The Sunshield For NASA'S Webb Telescope

NASA is testing an element of the sunshield that will protect the James Webb Space Telescope's mirrors and instruments during its mission to observe the most distant objects in the universe.
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ESA Portal - Countdown to Europe’s first Soyuz launch under way

ESA Portal - Countdown to Europe’s first Soyuz launch under way | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The clock is ticking for the first Soyuz flight from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The rocket, which will carry the first two satellites of Europe’s Galileo navigation system into orbit, is being prepared for launch on 20 October.
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World's largest radio telescope bigger with Swedish LOFAR station | ASTRON

World's largest radio telescope bigger with Swedish LOFAR station | ASTRON | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

WORLD'S LARGEST RADIO TELESCOPE BIGGER WITH SWEDISH LOFAR STATIO

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Spettacoli spaziali - Spaziando

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Un altro incredibile video dalla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale: un aurora australe, sopra l'Australia, vista a 400 chilometri di altezza. Breve ma emozionante, non trovate ?
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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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