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September 06, 2012
SPACE TRAVEL
Mankind's messenger at the final frontier
Paris (AFP) Sept 5, 2012
It looks like a dustbin lid strapped to a cluster of fishing rods. Its computer is so puny it could not even start up your iPhone. And if E.T. wants to listen to the message it brings, he'll need a gramophone to play it on. But in the history of space exploration, there is not a probe that can touch the glittering career of Voyager 1, mankind's first messenger to the cosmos. Thirty-five years after it was launched, the doughty explorer is on the brink of leaving the Solar System and heading into ... read more

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EXO WORLDS

Birth of a planet
The Earth and the planets of our solar system are not alone in the universe. Over the past few decades, the hunt for extrasolar planets has yielded incredible discoveries, and now planetary research ... more
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IRON AND ICE

Dawn Of A New Mission To Proto Planet Ceres
An interplanetary spaceship left Earth in 2007. Propelling itself gently and patiently through the solar system with a blue-green beam of xenon ions, it gradually spiraled away from the sun. It sail ... more
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EXO LIFE

NASA Selects Science Teams for Astrobiology Institute
NASA has awarded five-year grants totaling almost $40 million to five research teams to study the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. The newly selected teams ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Rapidly rotating white dwarf stars can solve the missing companion problem for Type Ia supernovae
The research group of Izumi Hachisu (The University of Tokyo), Mariko Kato (Keio University) and Ken'ichi Nomoto (Kavli IPMU, The Univiersity of Tokyo) discovered that a Type Ia supernova occurs aft ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Explosion of galaxy formation lit up early universe
New data from the South Pole Telescope indicates that the birth of the first massive galaxies that lit up the early universe was an explosive event, happening faster and ending sooner than suspected ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Seeing the Birth of the Universe in an Atom of Hydrogen
Windows to the past, stars can unveil the history of our universe, currently estimated to be 14 billion years old. The farther away the star, the older it is - and the oldest stars are the most diff ... more
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IRON AND ICE

Dawn has Departed the Giant Asteroid Vesta
Mission controllers received confirmation that NASA's Dawn spacecraft has escaped from the gentle gravitational grip of the giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn is now officially on its way to its second dest ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea moving 'further away' from denuclearisation: US envoy

IS jihadists close in on key Syria border town

German push onto world stage hit by defence failures

Sweden orders submarine overhaul

Israel PM warns Iran greater threat than IS jihadists

Afghanistan to sign US troop deal Tuesday

Former Exelis business unit makes debut as independent company

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SPACE TRAVEL

35 years on, Voyager 'dancing on edge' of outer space
NASA's Voyager 1, launched in 1977, is nearing the outer boundary of the solar system and may already be "dancing on the edge" of outer space, the experts behind the pioneering craft said. ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

The mystery of dark matter may be near to being deciphered
The universe is comprised of a large amount of invisible matter, dark matter. It fills the space between the galaxies and between the stars in the galaxies. Since the prediction of the existence of ... more
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EXO WORLDS

A Hot Potential Habitable Exoplanet around Gliese 163
A new superterran exoplanet (aka Super-Earth) was found in the stellar habitable zone of the red dwarf star Gliese 163 by the European HARPS team. The planet, Gliese 163c, has a minimum mass of 6.9 ... more
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IRON AND ICE

NASA Announces Asteroid Naming Contest for Students
Students worldwide have an opportunity to name an asteroid from which an upcoming NASA mission will return the first samples to Earth. Scheduled to launch in 2016, the mission is called the Origins- ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

ACE, Workhorse Of NASA's Heliophysics Fleet, Is 15
The Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) is Earth's vanguard. Orbiting around a point 900,000 miles away between the Earth and our sun, this satellite is ever vigilant, recording the combination of r ... more
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MOON DAILY

NASA's GRAIL Moon Twins Begin Extended Mission Science
NASA's twin, lunar-orbiting Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft began data collection for the start of the mission's extended operations. At 9:28 a.m. PDT (12:28 p.m. EDT) ye ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Unique Gamma Ray Station to Be Built on Baikal
Work began by the Siberian Lake Baikal to create a unique gamma ray observatory, which will span 100 square kilometers in one of the world's cleanest places, researchers said on Sunday. The Tu ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

A Surprisingly Bright Superbubble
This composite image shows a superbubble in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small satellite galaxy of the Milky Way located about 160,000 light years from Earth. Many new stars, some of them ver ... more
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Ancient genome from southern Africa throws light on our origins

Tooth serves as evidence of 220 million-year-old attack

Greenland Ice Sheet more vulnerable than previously thought

If trees could talk

Chemists Observe Key Reaction To Produce 'Atmosphere's Detergent'

Predicting landslides with light

Skin pigment renders sun's UV radiation harmless using projectiles

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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Sweet result from ALMA
A team of astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has spotted sugar molecules in the gas surrounding a young Sun-like star. This is the first time sugar been found ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

NASA's WISE Survey Uncovers Millions of Black Holes
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission has led to a bonanza of newfound supermassive black holes and extreme galaxies called hot DOGs, or dust-obscured galaxies. Images from the t ... more
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TECH SPACE

China's Baidu to invest $1.6 bn in cloud computing
China's leading search engine Baidu will invest more than 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in cloud computing over the coming years, its chief financial officer said on Monday. ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

Los Alamos Provides Hope For Radiation Belt Storm Probes
New Mexico, August 30, 2012-Los Alamos National Laboratory expertise in radiation detection and shielding is poised to help a national team of scientists better understand a mysterious region that c ... more
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SOLAR SCIENCE

Atlas 5 Launches Twin Radiaton Belt Probes
NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes are flying in Earth orbit after a successful liftoff and ascent this morning. The probes launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at 4:05 a.m. EDT a ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Record-Breaking Stellar Explosion Helps Understand Far-Off Galaxy
Nature hath no fury like a dying star - and astronomers couldn't be happier...An international research team, led by Edo Berger of Harvard University, made the most of a dying star's fury to probe a ... more
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MERCURY RISING

The shock of separation
The BepiColombo mission to Mercury has undergone a series of shock tests at ESA's test facilities to replicate conditions it will experience during its intense ride into space. This video shows test ... more
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EXO WORLDS

NASA's Kepler Discovers Multiple Planets Orbiting a Pair of Stars
Coming less than a year after the announcement of the first circumbinary planet, Kepler-16b, NASA's Kepler mission has discovered multiple transiting planets orbiting two suns for the first time. Th ... more
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
Smart, eco-friendly new battery to solve problems

Kremlin ready to act if trilateral energy proposal collapses

Future mega cities will need solar roof energy

How things coil

Police Department Generates Power from Q CELLS Solar Modules

New Technology May Lead to Prolonged Power in Mobile Devices

Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics

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PHYSICS NEWS

Space-warping white dwarfs produce gravitational waves
Gravitational waves, much like the recently discovered Higgs boson, are notoriously difficult to observe. Scientists first detected these ripples in the fabric of space-time indirectly, using radio ... more
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MOON DAILY

Flags at half mast across US for Armstrong funeral
Flags flew at half staff across the United States on Friday as family, friends and fellow astronauts gathered in Ohio to remember Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Astronomers Find First Multi-Planet System Around a Binary Star
NASA's Kepler mission has found the first multi-planet solar system orbiting a binary star, characterized in large part by University of Texas at Austin astronomers using two telescopes at the unive ... more
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JOVIAN DREAMS

NASA's Jupiter-Bound Juno Changes its Orbit
Earlier Thursday, navigators and mission controllers for NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter watched their computer screens as their spacecraft successfully performed its first deep-space maneuver. This ... more
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MOON DAILY

Walls of Lunar Crater May Hold Patchy Ice, LRO Radar Finds
Small patches of ice could make up at most five to ten percent of material in walls of Shackleton crater. Scientists using the Mini-RF radar on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) have estimat ... more
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EXO LIFE

Uwingu To Begin Funding Research Ahead of Schedule
Uwingu is a space-themed, for profit start up seeking crowd-sourced funding to launch an ongoing series of public engagement projects. In specific, Uwingu will employ novel software applications to ... more
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EXO WORLDS

Kepler discovers planetary system orbiting 2 suns
Astronomers at the International Astronomical Union meeting announced the discovery of the first transiting circumbinary multi-planet system: two planets orbiting around a pair of stars. The discove ... more
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IRON AND ICE

NASA's Dawn Prepares for Trek Toward Dwarf Planet
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is on track to become the first probe to orbit and study two distant solar system destinations, to help scientists answer questions about the formation of our solar system. Th ... more
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