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Astrophoto: Lunar Eclipse Collage by Lara O’Brien

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ShareWow! This was my initial reaction upon learning that a 12-year old took this very nice photo. Lara O’ Brien of Victoria, Australia took these sequence shots of the lunar eclipse that happened on June 16, 2011.
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Ice & Maybe Methane on ‘Snow White’ Dwarf Planet | W. M. Keck Observatory

Ice & Maybe Methane on ‘Snow White’ Dwarf Planet | W. M. Keck Observatory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Ancient slush-spewing volcanoes slopped water ice across half the surface of the so-called “Snow White” world, say astronomers studying the distant dwarf planet 2007 OR10. Although it will take the giant W.
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Bacteria Thrived on an Earth with No Oxygen 3.4 Billion Years Ago --Hint at Possible ET-Life Forms.

Bacteria Thrived on an Earth with No Oxygen 3.4 Billion Years Ago --Hint at Possible ET-Life Forms. | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Microfossils found in Australia show that more than 3.4 billion years ago, bacteria that fed on sulphur compounds to survive, thrived on an Earth that had no oxygen --a finding that boosts hopes life has existed on Mars and elsewhere,...
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StarStuff

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spacettf: “Massive Black Hole Implicated in Stellar Destruction (NASA, Chandra, Hubble, 01/04/10) by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on Flickr. Via Flickr: Evidence from NASA’s Chandra X-ray...
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Probes to Take Long Way to the Moon : Discovery News

Probes to Take Long Way to the Moon : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Two satellites will head for a celestial rest stop where Earth and sun's gravity balances out.
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LOFAR telescope shines in show at Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival | ASTRON

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Thirty-four years after launch, Voyager 2 continues to explore | NASASpaceFlight.com

Thirty-four years after launch, Voyager 2 continues to explore | NASASpaceFlight.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
On August 20, 1977, the intrepid spacecraft Voyager 2 launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL on what was supposed to be only a four year mission...
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Spaceflight Now | Delta Launch Report | Mission Status Center

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Spaceflight Now | Delta Launch Report | Mission Status Center |

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Cosmic Log - Europe and Russia aim for Mars

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A top space official says Europe and Russia will follow up on their simulated 520-day mission to Mars with a real flight to Mars and back — although there's not yet any time frame set for the mission.
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The Space Review: Will a new space power rise along the Atlantic?

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Will a new space power rise along the Atlantic?

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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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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Con questo caldo niente di meglio di un'immagine ....rinfrescante

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Con questo caldo niente di meglio di un'immagine ....rinfrescante | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Pitch Black: The (almost) dark truth about hot Jupiters | Life, Unbounded, Scientific American Blog Network

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Patchwork galaxy | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Patchwork galaxy | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | | Sometimes I think it's a good idea to start off the week with a gorgeous spiral galaxy.
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PeteUplink's Universe • Hubble - Feeling the Strain

PeteUplink's Universe • Hubble - Feeling the Strain | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Hubble - Feeling the Strain Click to Enlarge NGC 2146 is classified as a barred spiral due to its shape, but the most distinctive feature is the dusty spiral arm that has looped in front of the...
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New Rover Snapshots Capture Endeavour Crater Vistas - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

New Rover Snapshots Capture Endeavour Crater Vistas - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has captured eye-catching images of Martian terrain from its new perch at Endeavour Crater.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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LOFAR telescope shines in show at Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival | ASTRON

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Close-up of Vesta poses puzzle : Nature News

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Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Double checking our cosmic tape measure | Basic Space, Scientific American Blog Network

Double checking our cosmic tape measure | Basic Space, Scientific American Blog Network | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Double checking our cosmic tape measure

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What Dark Matter's Alternatives Must Do : Starts With A Bang

What Dark Matter's Alternatives Must Do : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience." -Milton Friedman Dark matter is one of the most important components of the Universe today. And yet in the public's eye, almost no one...
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