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“Ordinary” black hole discovered in a galaxy 12 million light years away  

“Ordinary” black hole discovered in a galaxy 12 million light years away   | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
A Web site featuring highlights of the Smithsonian Institution’s scientific research in the fields of anthropology, astrophysics, conservation biology, geology, materials science, paleontology and zoology (“Ordinary” black hole discovered...
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Amazing Hubble Pictures -- National Geographic

Amazing Hubble Pictures -- National Geographic | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
View photos taken from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. (#SixIncredibleThingsBeforeBreakfast: Eye in the sky. Hubble telescope's view of the universe.
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It's a twice in a lifetime moment: the transit of Venus across the Sun

It's a twice in a lifetime moment: the transit of Venus across the Sun | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
On 6 June, an event that takes place only four times every two centuries will enthral the world's astronomers, as it has ever since the 1600s – but now it can provide priceless data in the hunt for habitable planets in deep space (RT @Squirrelbasket:...
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Prehistoric Astronaut Space Dinosaur Triceratops by Ckrickett

Prehistoric Astronaut Space Dinosaur Triceratops by Ckrickett | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
Prehistoric Astronaut 24 x 18 Acrylic on Canvas This piece does NOT come framed. Frame is available message me for pricing. Prices are Negotiable (A diffent take on vintage space exploration!
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Give me five minutes, I'll give you Saturn in 2012 | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky

Give me five minutes, I'll give you Saturn in 2012 | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
Saturn is easy to find in 2012, near the bright star Spica in the constellation Virgo. See two bright starlike objects close together? It might be them!
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Confined space: the future of collaborative planetary exploration | In-depth | The Engineer

Confined space: the future of collaborative planetary exploration | In-depth | The Engineer | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
One of science’s most engaging areas, planetary exploration, has been hit hard by the financial crisis.
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A moon colony is a waste of money - CNN.com

A moon colony is a waste of money - CNN.com | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
David Frum says the moon colony advocated by Newt Gingrich is only one of a set of unnecessary manned missions to space...
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Scientists hold fast on speed limit of light

Scientists hold fast on speed limit of light | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
Scientists hold fast on speed limit of lightFlorida Times-UnionIn the 1860s, James Clerk Maxwell, one of the great minds of physics, proposed that electric and magnetic fields are coupled together to form electromagnetic waves.
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Cosmic Rays from Outer Space Hit the Moon's Surface

Cosmic Rays from Outer Space Hit the Moon's Surface | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
French TribuneCosmic Rays from Outer Space Hit the Moon's SurfaceFrench TribuneCosmic rays are energetic subatomic particles, originating in outer space. They are mainly composed of particles like protons, atomic nuclei or electrons.
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CERN's Artistic Endeavour

CERN's Artistic Endeavour | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it

 CERN's New Artist in Residence, Julius von Bismarckhas been assigned an "inspiration partner."

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Parallel Universes exist : billions of habitable earth like planets

Parallel Universes exist : billions of habitable earth like planets | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
If you're trying to count how many planets could be candidates for harboring life in our galaxy, this might blow your mind: Scientists now say there could be billions of them.
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NASA's Kepler Announces 11 Planetary Systems Hosting 26 Planets - Mainpage

NASA's Kepler Announces 11 Planetary Systems Hosting 26 Planets - Mainpage | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems hosting 26 confirmed planets.
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2012 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

2012 International Earth and Sky Photo Contest | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
Astronomy | Global Astronomy Month | Fancy yourself a photographer?
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Gary Lucas--"Astronomy Domine"

from the album "Coming Clean" words and music by Syd Barrett Gary Lucas--guitars, voices Rolo McGinty--vocals, sampler, programming recorded and miced at Ele...
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RARE SATURN SOLAR SYSTEM DWARF PLANET ERIS 2006 THRACE THRACIANS ARCHEOLOGY GOLD

RARE SATURN SOLAR SYSTEM DWARF PLANET ERIS 2006 THRACE THRACIANS ARCHEOLOGY GOLD | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
RARE SATURN SOLAR SYSTEM DWARF PLANET ERIS 2006 THRACE THRACIANS ARCHEOLOGY GOLD in Books , Nonfiction | eBay (RT @treasuretroveco: Beautiful #photos!
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International Space Station Imagery; Interior view of the Zvezda Service Module | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

International Space Station Imagery; Interior view of the Zvezda Service Module | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
International Space Station Imagery; Interior view of the Zvezda Service Module - SpaceRef...
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A Second Sun

A Second Sun | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it

The Earth could soon have a second sun, at least for a week or two.

The cosmic phenomenon will happen when one of the brightest stars in the night sky explodes into a supernova.

And, according to a report yesterday, the most stunning light show in the planet’s history could happen as soon as this year.

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1349383/Betelgeuse-second-sun-Earth-supernova-turns-night-day.html#ixzz1pf1WM4o0

 

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Are women people?

Are women people? | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
Silly woman! Of course not! "You see, like most women, I was born with the chromosome abnormality known as “XX,” a deviation of the normative “XY” pattern. Symptoms of XX, which affects slightly more than half of the ...
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Reflections of quantum gravity

Reflections of quantum gravity | in a galaxy not so far away | Scoop.it
R & D MagazineLooking at quantum gravity in a mirrorR & D MagazineEinstein's theory of gravity and quantum physics are expected to merge at the Planck-scale of extremely high energies and on very short distances.
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