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What Happens if the Planets Align?

Three planets of our solar system are preparing to do a rare, celestial dance that you'll actually be able to see from your house! Anthony tells us what's go... (What Happens if the Planets Align?
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Rare stellar alignment offers opportunity to hunt for planets - Phys.Org

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This plot shows the projected motion of the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri (green line) over the next decade, as plotted from Hubble Space Telescope observations.
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A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter

A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter | Space | Scoop.it

A year ago, space transportation startup SpaceX successfully launched a private unmanned ship into space to bring cargo to the International Space Station.

 

While this moment is just one in many historic moments concerning space, the event’s relative recentness gives it weight. The moment also skyrocketed the company’s net worth to nearly $5 billion — something that showed investors that putting a lot of cash into space could be lucrative and contributing to science.

 

On top of this event, here are a few other awesome developments we’ve seen in the past year concerning efforts to explore space:

 

 


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White or Brown Dwarf Planets Not Likely to Host Life - Astrobiology Magazine

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White or Brown Dwarf Planets Not Likely to Host Life
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Still, they can remain hot enough to warm nearby planets for billions of years.
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ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone

The first publicly accessible space telescope! Take amazing photos of space or have your photo displayed above the Earth. (I just pledged $200 to this amazing project. The first step to bringing space exploration in the hands of...
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Who Controls the Future of Space Exploration?

Space may be the final frontier, but who's in charge of it? Should exploration and colonization be a matter for governments, or for private industry? It was a major topic of discussion and sometimes heated disagreement at a pair of conferences here in San Diego. KPBS Science and Technology reporter David Wagner has the story.

 

 


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I think space is an open field and let both governements and private industry explore it.

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JACOBS: How Congress destroyed the space program - Washington Times

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Space.com JACOBS: How Congress destroyed the space program Washington Times Late last month, SpaceX successfully launched its upgraded Falcon-9 into orbit, highlighting that for the first time since Yuri Gagarin circled the Earth, the most exciting...
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How Astronomers Make Gorgeous Space Images

How Astronomers Make Gorgeous Space Images | Space | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how those space telescopes, like the Hubble, capture such stunning images of all the wonders the Universe holds?

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Parallel Universes, Galaxies, Stars, Planets and Black Energy

Music from album: The Sounds of Heaven - Rafael Brom on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-sounds-of-heaven/id193414110 Cosmotone Records /...

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Brent Spiner On Why Space Telescopes And Asteroid Mining Matter For Earth's Survival

Brent Spiner On Why Space Telescopes And Asteroid Mining Matter For Earth's Survival | Space | Scoop.it
Planetary Resources has what they call "the most audacious mission ever", one that has caught the attention of Star Trek royalty such as Robert Picardo and Brent Spiner.
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Video for your ears: What do planets sound like?

Video for your ears:  What do planets sound like? | Space | Scoop.it

NASA Space Sounds: what happens when spacecraft are used to record radio emissions from planetary environments, which are then converted to sound waves.


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