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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

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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PeteUplink's Universe • Hubble - Crowded, but Suspiciously Quiet?

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Hubble - Crowded, but Suspiciously Quiet? Click to Enlarge The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has imaged part of the Hickson Compact Group 7, or HCG 7 for short. This grouping is composed of one...
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Earth May Not Have Needed Moon for Life : Discovery News

Earth May Not Have Needed Moon for Life : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Even without a moon, the tilt of Earth's axis would be stable enough to support life.
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serena woods's curator insight, February 9, 2016 9:31 PM

I never understood the thought that we needed a moon to support life.

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Tre esplosioni solari in pochi giorni: scienziati in allarme per rischio black-out dei satelliti

Tre esplosioni solari in pochi giorni: scienziati in allarme per rischio black-out dei satelliti | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il sole è una stella tranquilla, per nostra fortuna, ma in questo agosto 2011 fa le bizze e mette in allarme militari, gestori di reti elettriche e controllori di satelliti, specie quelli delle telecomunicazioni.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Don Chisciotte e Sancho Pancia, ossia meglio prevenire…

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Don Chisciotte e Sancho Pancia, ossia meglio prevenire… | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Don Chisciotte e Sancho Pancia, ossia meglio prevenire…

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Nasa launches Jupiter probe Juno

Nasa launches Jupiter probe Juno | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nasa's $1.1bn solar-powered Juno mission launches from Florida in a bid to unlock the secrets of the Solar System's largest planet.
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ESA - Observing the Earth - Earth from Space: Madagascar jellyfish

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The Betsiboka estuary in northwest Madagascar is pictured in this image from Japan’s ALOS observation satellite.
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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Launches to Jupiter - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 9:25 a.m. PDT (12:25 p.m. EDT) Friday to begin a five-year journey to Jupiter.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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A different astronomy and space science
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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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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Probing a Galactic Heart of Darkness : Discovery News

Probing a Galactic Heart of Darkness : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A dwarf galaxy called Segue 1 is hard to see. Why? Because it contains the highest concentration of dark matter found in a galaxy to date.
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Beyond space-time: Welcome to phase space - space - 08 August 2011 - New Scientist

Beyond space-time: Welcome to phase space - space - 08 August 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A theory of reality beyond Einstein's universe is taking shape – and a mysterious cosmic signal could soon fill in the blanks, says Amanda Gefter...
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ESA - Space Science - Mars’ northern polar regions in transition

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A newly released image from ESA’s Mars Express shows the north pole of Mars during the red planet’s summer solstice. All the carbon dioxide ice has gone, leaving just a bright cap of water ice.
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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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Mi faccia il pieno all’astronave grazie - Spaziando

Mi faccia il pieno all’astronave grazie - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
2.4 milioni di dollari a varie compagnie USA, per la precisone Analytical Mechanics Associates Inc.
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Boeing pilots to make space trip

Boeing pilots to make space trip | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Boeing says two of its own employees will crew the first manned mission of its new astronaut capsule the CST-100 in 2015.
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Mechanical 'Tractor Beam' Wins Prize

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Aviation, Defense and Space News, Jobs, Conferences by AVIATION WEEK the premier provider of aviation news, information, and data tools for the global aerospace and defense industry...
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Why Dark Matter Rules Mini-Galaxies! : Starts With A Bang

Why Dark Matter Rules Mini-Galaxies! : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it." -Max Planck (For Alan L.,...
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ESA - Space Science - Mars’ northern polar regions in transition

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A newly released image from ESA’s Mars Express shows the north pole of Mars during the red planet’s summer solstice. All the carbon dioxide ice has gone, leaving just a bright cap of water ice.
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