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August 31, 2015
Earth's mineralogy unique in the cosmos
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 31, 2015
New research from a team led by Carnegie's Robert Hazen predicts that Earth has more than 1,500 undiscovered minerals and that the exact mineral diversity of our planet is unique and could not be duplicated anywhere in the cosmos. Minerals form from novel combinations of elements. These combinations can be facilitated by both geological activity, including volcanoes, plate tectonics, and water-rock interactions, and biological activity, such as chemical reactions with oxygen and organic material. ... read more
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Astronomers unravel the history of galaxies for the first time
A team of international scientists, led by astronomers from Cardiff University's School of Physics and Astronomy, has shown for the first time that galaxies can change their structure over the cours ... more

Abell 1033 suggests giant collision triggered "Radio Phoenix"
Astronomers have found evidence for a faded electron cloud "coming back to life," much like the mythical phoenix, after two galaxy clusters collided. This "radio phoenix," so-called because the high ... more

Nearest Quasar powered by a double black hole
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found that Markarian 231 (Mrk 231), the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar, is powered by two central black holes furiously whirling abo ... more
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Discovering dust-obscured active galaxies as they grow
A group of researchers from Ehime University, Princeton University, and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) among others has performed an extensive search for Dust Obscured Galaxie ... more


Interstellar seeds could create oases of life
We only have one example of a planet with life: Earth. But within the next generation, it should become possible to detect signs of life on planets orbiting distant stars. If we find alien life, new ... more
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New theory leads to radiationless revolution
Physicists have found a radical new way confine electromagnetic energy without it leaking away, akin to throwing a pebble into a pond with no splash. The theory could have broad ranging applic ... more

Russia Gets Ready for New Moon Landing
Russia's Space Research Institute is building a space probe to send to the Moon, which will allow Russian scientists to carry out scientific research on the Moon's surface for the first time since u ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Boeing introduces portable laser weapon capable of destroying drones

Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub

China's Xi, Obama aide hint at underlying tensions ahead of summit

US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drill

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea

Iran's Rouhani urges patience over opposition leaders

Iran nuclear deal will 'fuel terrorism': Netanyahu


Quantum diffraction at a breath of nothing
The quantum mechanical wave nature of matter is the basis for a number of modern technologies like high resolution electron microscopy, neutron-based studies on solid state materials or highly sensi ... more

ASU chosen to lead lunar CubeSat mission
A spacecraft the size of a shoebox with Arizona origins will soon be orbiting our nearest neighbor to create a map of water-ice on the moon. The NASA-selected CubeSat will be designed, built a ... more

IRIS and Hinode: A Stellar research team
Modern telescopes and satellites have helped us measure the blazing hot temperatures of the sun from afar. Mostly the temperatures follow a clear pattern: The sun produces energy by fusing hydrogen ... more
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Chandra Data Suggest Giant Collision Triggered "Radio Phoenix"
Astronomers have found evidence for a faded electron cloud "coming back to life," much like the mythical phoenix, after two galaxy clusters collided. This "radio phoenix," so-called because the high ... more

Dying Star Suffers "Irregular Heartbeats
Some dying stars suffer from 'irregular heartbeats', research led by astronomers at the University of Warwick has discovered. The research confirms rapid brightening events in otherwise normal pulsa ... more
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Discovery of the Origin of Saturn's F Ring and Its Shepherd Satellites
Hyodo Ryuki, a second-year student in the Doctoral Program, and Professor Ohtsuki Keiji of the Graduate School of Science at Kobe University have revealed that Saturn's F ring and its shepherd satel ... more

Discovering Dust-Obscured Galaxies As They Grow
A group of researchers from Ehime University, Princeton University, and the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) among others has performed an extensive search for dust obscured galaxie ... more

Dawn Sends Sharper Scenes from Ceres
The closest-yet views of Ceres, delivered by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, show the small world's features in unprecedented detail, including Ceres' tall, conical mountain; crater formation features and n ... more

Gaia's first year of scientific observations
Last Friday, 21 August, ESA's billion-star surveyor, Gaia, completed its first year of science observations in its main survey mode. After launch on 19 December 2013 and a six-month long in-or ... more

'Magic' sphere for information transfer
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Research May Solve Lunar Fire Fountain Mystery
Tiny beads of volcanic glass found on the lunar surface during the Apollo missions are a sign that fire fountain eruptions took place on the Moon's surface. Now, scientists from Brown University and ... more

Russia's moon landing plan hindered by financial distress
Russia's moon landing project among other space programs will face further budget cuts and even risk of closure following the government's austerity measures, a senior official of Russia's space ind ... more
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Searching for ingredients of dark matter and dark energy


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NCAR's solar lab to celebrate 75th anniversary

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IAU Signs Agreements for Five New Coordinating Offices of Astronomy

Planetary pebbles were building blocks for the largest planets

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Cassini's Final Breathtaking Close Views of Dione

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LADEE spacecraft finds neon in lunar atmosphere

ESO Spots Sibling Stars

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Celestial firework marks nearest galaxy collision

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Hubble Finds Supernovae in 'Wrong Place at Wrong Time'

Dark Energy Survey finds more celestial neighbors

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