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August 21, 2012
SPACE TRAVEL
Voyager at 35: Break on Through to the Other Side
Pasadena CA (JPL) Aug 21, 2012
Thirty-five years ago, NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, the first Voyager spacecraft to launch, departed on a journey that would make it the only spacecraft to visit Uranus and Neptune and the longest-operating NASA spacecraft ever. Voyager 2 and its twin, Voyager 1, that launched 16 days later on Sept. 5, 1977, are still going strong, hurtling away from our sun. Mission managers are eagerly anticipating the day when they break on through to the other side - the space between stars. "Even 35 years on, ... read more

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EXO WORLDS

First Evidence Discovered of Planet's Destruction by Its Star
The first evidence of a planet's destruction by its aging star has been discovered by an international team of astronomers. The evidence indicates that the missing planet was devoured as the star be ... more
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MERCURY RISING

BepiColombo Composite Spacecraft Vibration Testing
The BepiColombo Structural and Thermal Model test campaign has passed another milestone with the completion of sine vibration testing at qualification level along all three spacecraft axes. On ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Scientists: Think Big Chill, not Big Bang
A Big Freeze rather than a Big Bang may be how the universe began, theoretical physicists in Australia say, and they're looking for evidence of it. ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

NASA is Tracking Electron Beams from the Sun
In the quest to understand how the world's weather moves around the globe, scientists have had to tease apart different kinds of atmospheric movement, such as the great jet streams that can move acr ... more
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EXO WORLDS

Exoplanet hosting stars give further insights on planet formation
An international team, led by EXOEarths researchers (Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto - CAUP), proposes that metals like Magnesium might have an important role in the formation of low ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

The Sun's Almost Perfectly Round Shape Baffles Scientists
The sun is nearly the roundest object ever measured. If scaled to the size of a beach ball, it would be so round that the difference between the widest and narrow diameters would be much less than t ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

Hubble Watches Star Clusters on a Collision Course
Astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of merging. The clusters are 170,000 light-years away in the ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: study

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels

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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Curious dark nebula seen as never before
Just as Rene Magritte wrote "This is not a pipe" on his famous painting, this is also not a pipe. It is however a picture of part of a vast dark cloud of interstellar dust called the Pipe Nebula. Th ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Phoenix Cluster Sets Record Pace at Forming Stars
Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster, one of the largest objects in the universe, that is breaking several important cosmic records. Observations of the Phoenix cluster with NASA's ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

New Report Presents Research Program for Solar and Space Physics Over the Next Decade
A new report from the National Research Council presents a prioritized program of basic and applied research for 2013-2022 that will advance scientific understanding of the sun, sun-Earth connection ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Astronomers Reassured by Record-breaking Star Formation in Huge Galaxy Cluster
Until now, evidence for what astronomers suspect happens at the cores of the largest galaxy clusters has been uncomfortably scarce. Theory predicts that cooling flows of gas should sink toward the c ... more
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MOON DAILY

LRO Spectrometer Detects Helium in Moon's Atmosphere
Scientists using the Lyman Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP) aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have made the first spectroscopic observations of the noble gas helium in the tenuous atmosphere su ... more
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TECH SPACE

Russia: Wayward rocket no threat to ISS
A Russian rocket that failed to put its payload into orbit is not a threat to the International Space Station, Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos said. ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Freezing magnetic monopoles
Magnetic monopoles, entities with isolated north or south magnetic poles, weren't supposed to exist. If you try to saw a bar magnet in half, all you succeed in getting are two magnets, each with a s ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Stabilizing shell effects in heaviest elements directly measured
An international research team has succeeded in directly measuring the strength of shell effects in very heavy elements. The results provide information on the nuclear structure of superheavy elemen ... more
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Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events

New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier

Generating a Genome to Feed the World

Wisconsin mayfly swarm causes car accident

Climate experts estimate risk of rapid crop slowdown

Europe's habitat and wildlife is vulnerable to climate change

Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles

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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Evidence further suggests extra-terrestrial origin of quasicrystals
Results from an expedition to far eastern Russia that set out to find the origin of naturally occurring quasicrystals have provided convincing evidence that they arrived on Earth from outer space. ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Closing in on the Border Between Primordial Plasma and Ordinary Matter
Scientists taking advantage of the versatility and new capabilities of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), an atom smasher at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

Hinode scientists' stellar effort keeps Sun mission 'burning bright'
Whilst the most powerful earthquake since records began hit Japan in 2011, triggering a massive tsunami which devastated much of the country, space scientists involved in one of the 'brightest' inte ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

NASA STEREO observes 1 of the fastest CMEs on record
On July 23, 2012, a massive cloud of solar material erupted off the sun's right side, zooming out into space, passing one of NASA's Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft along ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

New system could predict solar flares, give advance warning
Researchers may have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur, providing advance warning to help protect satellites, power grids and astronauts from potentia ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

10-year plan for space physics put forward
U.S. scientists have released a report recommending research for the next decade on the sun, sun-Earth connections and the origins of "space weather." ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

LHC experiments bring new insight
Experiments using heavy ions at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are advancing understanding of the primordial universe. The ALICE, ATLAS and CMS collaborations have made new measurements of the k ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Gamma rays from galactic center could be evidence of dark matter
Gamma-ray photons seen emanating from the center of the Milky Way galaxy are consistent with the intriguing possibility that dark-matter particles are annihilating each other in space, according to ... more
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
Magnets for fusion energy

Stanford team builds stable lithium anode

Layered 2D crystals might enable superconductors at high temps

Building 'invisible' materials with light

Measuring the Smallest Magnets

Refrigerator magnets

Greensmith will integrate 23mW of energy storage in 2014

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IRON AND ICE

Dawn Engineers Assess Reaction Wheel
Engineers working on NASA's Dawn spacecraft are assessing the status of a reaction wheel - part of a system that helps the spacecraft point precisely - after onboard software powered it off on Aug. ... more
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MOON DAILY

NASA's 'Mighty Eagle' Robotic Prototype Lander Flies Again at Marshall
The "Mighty Eagle," a NASA robotic prototype lander, is soaring high again for a series of tests being conducted at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Since its last round ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

New NASA Mission Ready To Brave Earth Radiation Belts
NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) mission will send two spacecraft into the harsh environment of our planet's radiation belts. Final preparations have begun for launch on Thursday, Aug. 23, ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Hubble's Close Encounter with the Tarantula
Turning its eye to the Tarantula Nebula, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken this close-up of the outskirts of the main cloud of the Nebula. The bright wispy structures are the signature o ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Plenty of dark matter near the Sun
Astronomers at the University of Zurich and the ETH Zurich, together with other international researchers, have found large amounts of invisible "dark matter" near the Sun. Their results are consist ... more
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EXO WORLDS

Five Potential Habitable Exoplanets Now
New data suggests the confirmation of the exoplanet Gliese 581g and the best candidate so far of a potential habitable exoplanet. The nearby star Gliese 581 is well known for having four planets wit ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

The First Public Data Release from BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey
The Third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) has issued Data Release 9 (DR9), the first public release of data from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). In this release BOSS, the lar ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

New 3D Map of Massive Galaxies and Black Holes Offers Clues to Dark Matter, Dark Energy
Astronomers have constructed the largest-ever three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes, which will help the investigation of the mysterious "dark matter" and "dark energy" t ... more
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