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September 25, 2016
NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon
Miami (AFP) Sept 23, 2016
There's something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa. But what? NASA teased a "surprising" announcement for Monday, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life. The US space agency has already proclaimed that Europa has "strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its crust and which could host conditions favorable for life." At Monday's announcement ... read more

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Universe is without direction, astronomers say
Like an apathetic teenager floundering in school, the universe has no direction. New research confirms what scientists have long believed, that the cosmos is not directionally oriented. ... more

Galactic Fireworks Illuminate Monster Hydrogen Blob
An international team of researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and other telescopes has discovered the power source illuminating a so-called Lyman-alpha Blob - a ... more

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence of a planet orbiting two stars in the system OGLE-2007-BLG-349, located 8,000 light-years away to ... more
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Summer fireworks on Rosetta's comet
Brief but powerful outbursts seen from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during its most active period last year have been traced back to their origins on the surface. In the three months centred arou ... more


Hubble Ultra Deep is deepest millimetre observation of Early Universe
International teams of astronomers have used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to explore the distant corner of the Universe first revealed in the iconic images of the Hubble U ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Physicists reveal the role of diffusion in the early Universe
Scientists from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IKI RAS), the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), and the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) ... more

ALMA uncovers secrets of Giant Space Blob
An international team using ALMA, along with ESO's Very Large Telescope and other telescopes, has discovered the true nature of a rare object in the distant universe called a Lyman-alpha blob. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

US Air Force set to replace intercontinental nuke arsenal

N. Korea air show thumbs nose at sanctions

Russia jails space engineer for 7 years for treason

Syria's Aleppo reels from new wave of air strikes

U.S. intel agency renews contract for satellite imagery

Rouhani uses UN to hit US over nuclear deal


JPL seeks robotic spacecraft development for Asteroid Redirect Mission
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) seeking design, development and build of the robotic spacecraft that will capture a multi-ton astero ... more

NASA's extends IRIS Space Observatory for deeper look at the Sun
Delivering the most detailed images of the sun's lower atmosphere ever recorded from space, the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS), built and operated by Lockheed Martin for NASA, has rece ... more

In Rotating Galaxies normal matter precisely determines acceleration
A new radial acceleration relation found among spiral and irregular galaxies challenges current understanding - and possibly existence - of dark matter. In the late 1970s, astronomers Vera Rub ... more
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Reconciling dwarf galaxies with dark matter
Dwarf galaxies are enigmas wrapped in riddles. Although they are the smallest galaxies, they represent some of the biggest mysteries about our universe. While many dwarf galaxies surround our own Mi ... more

Fujitsu to supply Super-Kamiokande Experiment with new computers
Fujitsu has received an order for an experiment-analysis system from Kamioka Observatory, part of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR) at the University of Tokyo. The system is destined for ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Caspian terns found breeding 1,000 miles farther north than previous record

Experts see few paths to planet-saving climate goal

Aerial pesticide 'key driver' of Zika's end in Miami: US

Two million people without water in Syria's Aleppo: UN

Shy pangolins need world spotlight to survive

Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory

Great white sharks and tuna share super predator genes


NASA scientists find 'impossible' cloud on Titan
The puzzling appearance of an ice cloud seemingly out of thin air has prompted NASA scientists to suggest that a different process than previously thought - possibly similar to one seen over Earth's ... more

Stellar activity can mimic misaligned exoplanets
The occultation of stellar active regions during the planetary transit can lead to inaccurate estimates of the characteristics of these exoplanets, especially the spin-orbit tilt angle. This was the ... more

New book links flow of time with Big Bang
A simple question from his wife - Does physics really allow people to travel back in time? - propelled physicist Richard Muller on a quest to resolve a fundamental problem that had puzzled him throu ... more

RAVE complements Gaia with Fifth Data Release
The new data release of the RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) is the fifth spectroscopic release of a survey of stars in the southern celestial hemisphere. It contains radial velocities for 520,781 ... more

Scientists teleport quantum information across four-mile cable
A pair of research teams - one in Canada and one in China - just showcased quantum teleportation across four-mile cables. The feat promises to pave the way for a quantum internet. ... more


Introducing the Daily Minor Planet: delivering the latest asteroid news
Have you ever wondered what piece of cosmic debris is whizzing past the Earth right now? Do you crave up-to-the-minute information about asteroids large and small? Well you're in luck because today ... more

Exploration Team Shoots for the Moon with Water-Propelled Satellite
A satellite propelled by the Earth's most abundant natural resource? Yes, it's true. Cislunar Explorers, a team of Cornell University students guided by Mason Peck, a former senior official at NASA ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
UN trims nuclear power growth forecasts

Scientists forge nanogold chains with atomic precision

Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday

Alberta taking a step away from coal

Canada, China aim to strike free-trade deal

California dreamin' for Chinese investors in US

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Explaining why the universe can be transparent


Hubble spots luminous lenticular galaxy


Studies Find Echoes of Black Holes Eating Stars


Astronomers follow twin jets to the center of an active galaxy


More stable way to send light through nano-photonic fibers


Earthquakes, 'Marsquakes,' and the Possibility of Life


Cassini Begins Epic Final Year at Saturn


Gaia's billion-star map hints at treasures to come


Astronomers discover 63 new quasars in early universe


ALMA locates possible birth site of icy giant planet

Proba-3: set the controls for the verge of the Sun

Researchers explain how minor planets got their rings

Astronomers Capture Best View Ever of Disintegrating Comet

Astronomers observe star reborn in a flash

Mapping the Milky Way as never before

Discovery nearly doubles known quasars from the ancient universe

Electrons squeezed into 'one-dimensional' wires yield quantum effects

Dances with waves: Breakthrough in moving small objects using acoustics

Rosetta's descent towards region of active pits

Customer publishes performance evaluation of first commercial mini-synchrotron

Star system hosts hundreds of black holes

Avoiding 'traffic jam' creates impossibly bright 'lighthouse'

Rosetta catches dusty organics

NASA launches first asteroid dust-retrieval mission

NASA set to launch near-Earth asteroid mission

Proxima b Could Be a Life-Friendly Planet, Says One of the Co-Discoverers

Sulfur, Sulfur Dioxide and Graphitized Carbon Observed on Asteroid For First Time

Terzan 5 Is Like No Other Globular Cluster

First Gravitational Waves form After 10 Million Years

Recreating Our Galaxy in a Supercomputer

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