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Graphenes In Spaaaaaace!

Graphenes In Spaaaaaace! | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
And just where have your buckyballs been lately? More technically known as fullerenes, this magnetic form of carbon shows some pretty interesting properties deduced from laboratory work here on Earth.
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A Freaky Fluid inside Jupiter? - NASA Science

A Freaky Fluid inside Jupiter? - NASA Science | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's Juno probe has begun a 5-year voyage to Jupiter. A key goal of the mission is to find a freaky fluid deep inside the giant planet.
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A Cosmic Inkblot Test - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A Cosmic Inkblot Test - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
What do you see when you look at this strange mix of shapes from space?
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GRAIL Launch Less Than One Month Away - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

GRAIL Launch Less Than One Month Away - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
GRAIL-A and GRAIL-B - completed their final inspections and were weighed one final time at the Astrotech Space Operations facility in Titusville, Fla., on Tuesday.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Wheels on Cape York! - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society

Wheels on Cape York! - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Wheels on Cape York!
Aug. 10, 2011 | 12:09 PDT | 19:09 UTC

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Tides… on a distant star

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Massive exoplanets would induce huge tides on their parent stars when they orbit them at a close distance.
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NASA - Sun Unleashes X6.9 Class Flare

On Aug. 9, 2011, the sun unleashed an X6.9 class flare. Though not Earth directed, we may experience radio and communications blackouts.
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NASA Mars Rover Arrives at New Site on Martian Surface - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA Mars Rover Arrives at New Site on Martian Surface - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
After a journey of almost three years, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached the Red Planet's Endeavour crater to study rocks never seen before.
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Why the Earth wears an Antimatter Belt! : Starts With A Bang

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"Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators." -Dave Barry One of the first "invisible forces" people encounter in this world is when they're first exposed to the...
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HARPS Tunes In On “Noisy” Planets

HARPS Tunes In On “Noisy” Planets | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Able to achieve an astounding precision of 0.97 m/s (3.5 km/h), with an effective precision of the order of 30 cms-1, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) echelle spectrograph has already discovered 16 planetary objects in the...
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European scientists take a major step forward towards detecting gravitational waves | STFC

European scientists take a major step forward towards detecting gravitational waves | STFC | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Scientists operating Europe~~s gravitational wave observatories have combined efforts this summer to search for gravitational waves.
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NASA - Sun Unleashes X6.9 Class Flare

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Mike Brown's Planets: The redemption of Snow White (Part 2)

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Mike Brown's Planets: The redemption of Snow White (Part 2) |

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NASA's Asteroid Photographer Beams Back Science Data - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's Asteroid Photographer Beams Back Science Data - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is now in its first science-collecting orbit at Vesta.
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New Opportunity for Students to Reach for the Stars and Send an Experiment to the Space Station

New Opportunity for Students to Reach for the Stars and Send an Experiment to the Space Station | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A new opportunity is available for students and teachers to be part of history and fly the very first Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) mission to the International Space Station.
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Astronaut Movie Review: Cowboys and Aliens : Discovery News

Astronaut Movie Review: Cowboys and Aliens : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao reviews the Hollywood-slobbering-alien-sci-fi blockbuster.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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A Freaky Fluid inside Jupiter? - NASA Science

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NASA's Juno probe has begun a 5-year voyage to Jupiter. A key goal of the mission is to find a freaky fluid deep inside the giant planet.
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A San Lorenzo le Perseidi non si vedono. A farci sognare sarà la Luna

A San Lorenzo le Perseidi non si vedono. A farci sognare sarà la Luna | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Quest'anno la visibilità delle stelle cadenti sarà resa più difficile dalla Luna piena che sarà in cielo proprio fra il 12 e 13 agosto...
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Ice Conditions -- Not Just Japan Tsunami -- Key to Iceberg Break Off

Ice Conditions -- Not Just Japan Tsunami -- Key to Iceberg Break Off | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Lack of Sea Ice Contribute to Antarctic Calving Event...
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Putting it all Together on Titan - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Putting it all Together on Titan - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Three of Titan's major surface features -- dunes, craters and the enigmatic Xanadu -- appear in this radar image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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