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Vesta rock turns for Dawn probe

Vesta rock turns for Dawn probe | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The giant asteroid Vesta reveals more of itself to the Dawn probe, which will soon return colour images.
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Elliptical Galaxies Don’t Act Their Age…

Elliptical Galaxies Don’t Act Their Age… | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Thanks to images taken with the MegaCam camera mounted on the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT, CNRC/CNRS/University of Hawaii), researchers are beginning to see that elliptical galaxies just aren’t acting their age.
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Vesta does a Hyperion impression - The Planetary Society Blog | The Planetary Society

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Is a "Dark Attractor" Pulling Galaxies Towards a Colossal Unseen Mass?

Is a "Dark Attractor" Pulling Galaxies Towards a Colossal Unseen Mass? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
New evidence appears to contradict the...
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Hubble scopre il 4to satellite di Plutone.

Hubble scopre il 4to satellite di Plutone. | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
E' probabilmente un piccolo pezzo di ghiaccio, sfuggito alle osservazioni precedenti, ma ora gli astronomi ne sono certi, è una nuova, piccola luna di Plutone, il Pianeta "declassato" a piccolo pianeta qualche anno fa. E' stato trovato nelle immagini...
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NASA telescopes face budget abyss : Nature News

NASA telescopes face budget abyss : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Space shuttle makes final landing

Space shuttle makes final landing | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Atlantis shuttle lands at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, bringing a close to Nasa's 30-year orbiter programme.
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Sugar Molecule in Milky Way's Habitable Zone Hints at Possibility of Life

Sugar Molecule in Milky Way's Habitable Zone Hints at Possibility of Life | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Scientists recently detected an organic sugar molecule that is directly linked to the origin of life, in a region of our galaxy where habitable planets could exist.
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Supermassive Black Holes Common Shortly after the "Big Bang"

Supermassive Black Holes Common Shortly after the "Big Bang" | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The first supermassive black holes were formed shortly after the...
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Spitzer Sees Spider Web of Stars - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Spitzer Sees Spider Web of Stars - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Stars appear to be caught in a galactic web in this new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
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ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Space Shuttle final landing marks end of an era

ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Space Shuttle final landing marks end of an era | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Thus was history made: Space Shuttle Atlantis left the International Space Station on Tuesday and made its last return to Earth today. The Shuttle era is now over and the door is open to the next generation of space vehicles.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Herschel e la galassia coi fiocchi ...

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Herschel e la galassia coi fiocchi ... | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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News CFHT - Elliptical galaxies much younger than previously thought?

News CFHT - Elliptical galaxies much younger than previously thought? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Canada France Hawaii Telescope Website...
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We're going to see a black hole!!! : Starts With A Bang

We're going to see a black hole!!! : Starts With A Bang | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
"A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective." -Edward Teller The idea of black holes...
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The "X" Mystery at the Center of Spiral Galaxies

The "X" Mystery at the Center of Spiral Galaxies | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy can be the most awesome and annoying thing in the world. The universe is rife with stunningly interesting events in every direction, but we're at the mercy of whether we're actually able to see them - we can't exactly...
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E se fosse andata male? Il discorso mai pronunciato di Nixon - Spaziando

E se fosse andata male? Il discorso mai pronunciato di Nixon - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Eccolo! E' il discorso preparato nel caso lo sbarco sulla Luna del 20 Luglio 1969 fosse andato a finire male. Un discorso che Nixon fortunatamente non dovette leggere mai.
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Pluto has another moon! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

Pluto has another moon! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Astronomy | Hubble Space Telescope | This is pretty nifty: astronomers have discovered a fourth moon orbiting Pluto!
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Space Shuttle Era Comes to a Close with Atlantis’ Successful Landing

Space Shuttle Era Comes to a Close with Atlantis’ Successful Landing | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
An end to a remarkable era: the landing of Atlantis brings to a close the extraordinary and storied space shuttle program.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Tela di ragno cosmica. Ma senza il ragno....

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Tela di ragno cosmica. Ma senza il ragno.... | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Space Spin - Integral challenges physics beyond Einstein

Space Spin - Integral challenges physics beyond Einstein | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
News and information on robotic space exploration.
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Four Unusual Views of the Andromeda Galaxy | Press Releases | ESA/Hubble

Four Unusual Views of the Andromeda Galaxy | Press Releases | ESA/Hubble | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Image of the Week – A Galaxy Blows a Bubble – 20th July 2011 « The Witty Astronomers

Image of the Week – A Galaxy Blows a Bubble – 20th July 2011 « The Witty Astronomers | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Cala il sipario sull'era Shuttle. Ultimo viaggio di ritorno per la navetta che ha conquistato lo spazio

Cala il sipario sull'era Shuttle. Ultimo viaggio di ritorno per la navetta che ha conquistato lo spazio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Domani alle 11:56 ora italiana toccherà terra e quando sarà definitivamente fermo sulla pista di atterraggio sarà finita un'epoca iniziata nell'aprile di trent'anni fa il primo volo...
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