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The dark side of light: negative frequency photons

The dark side of light: negative frequency photons | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it
The impact of something we thought couldn't exist has now been detected.
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Quark matter's connection with the Higgs

Quark matter's connection with the Higgs | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it

You may think you've heard everything you need to know about the origin of mass.

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Asteroid Discovery From 1980 - 2010 (Half Speed)

An old video, but it's something I think everyone should see. Twice. 

12 seconds = 1 year (1 second per month)*

..White = New Asteroids (which then fall into the three below colors)
..Red = Earth Crossers
..Yellow = Earth Approachers (Perihelion less than 1.3AU) 
..Green = All Others

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'Tears of St. Lawrence' meteor shower to peak at weekend

'Tears of St. Lawrence' meteor shower to peak at weekend | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it

As Earth races around the Sun, the grains smash into the atmosphere at around 60 kilometres (37 miles) per second, burning up in streaks of light. 

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Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video)

Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video) | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it
The stargazers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have released a huge three-dimensional map of outer space, a core part of its six-...
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Could the Earth share a feature with neutron stars?

Could the Earth share a feature with neutron stars? | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it
Odd features observed in a pulsar may hint at something akin to van Allen belts.
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MSL - Full Duration MARDI Video of final Descent

This video shows the final descent of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Descent Vehicle from Heat Shield Jettison through Touchdown as captured by the Mars Desc...
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NASA - One Half Million Mile Solar Filament

NASA - One Half Million Mile Solar Filament | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it

500,000 mile long solar filament. To put into perspective: that is 20x the size of the Earth's circumference, or an 877 hour (36 day) straight airplane ride (at 570mph, average speed of a Boeing 747).

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NASA's Curiosity rover receives long-distance OTA update, 'brain transplant' on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover receives long-distance OTA update, 'brain transplant' on Mars | Science and the Cosmos | Scoop.it
Think it's nifty when your carrier deigns to provide your smartphone with that long awaited OTA update? That's nothing.
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