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January 10, 2013
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NASA's NuStar Catches Black Holes In Galaxy Web
Long Beach CA (SPX) Jan 10, 2013
NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, set its X-ray eyes on a spiral galaxy and caught the brilliant glow of two black holes lurking inside. The new image is being released Monday along with NuSTAR's view of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Long Beach, Calif. "These new images showcase why NuSTAR is giving us an unprecedented look at the cosmos," said Lou Kaluzienski, NuSTAR program scientist at NASA headquarters in Washington. ... read more
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Massive outburst in neighbor galaxy surprises astronomers
The surprising discovery of a massive outburst in a neighboring galaxy is giving astronomers a tantalizing look at what likely is a powerful belch by a gorging black hole at the galaxy's center. The ... more
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NASA's Hubble Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit For Fomalhaut B
Newly released NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of a vast debris disk encircling the nearby star Fomalhaut and a mysterious planet circling it may provide forensic evidence of a titanic planetary ... more
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Massive Outburst in Neighbor Galaxy Surprises Astronomers
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Herschel intercepts asteroid Apophis
ESA's Herschel space observatory made new observations of asteroid Apophis as it approached Earth this weekend. The data shows the asteroid to be bigger than first estimated, and less reflective. ... more


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Rogue asteroid a fifth bigger than thought: space agency
An asteroid believed to pose a remote risk of colliding with Earth this century is 20 percent bigger than previously thought, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Wednesday. ... more
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Asteroid Impact Delivered Carbon To Giant Asteroid Vesta
Dark material seen on the giant asteroid Vesta by instruments on NASA's Dawn spacecraft was likely emplaced by the low-speed impact of a carbon-based asteroid, according to research described in a n ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Detecting dusty clouds and stars in our galaxy in a new way
The center of our Milky Way galaxy is a wondrous place full of huge star clusters, dust clouds, magnetic filaments and a supermassive black hole. But it can be a confusing place, too, posing challen ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

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NASA, ESA Telescopes Find Evidence for Asteroid Belt Around Vega
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a large asteroid belt around the star Vega, the second brightest star in northern night skies. The scientists used data from NASA's Spitzer Space Teles ... more
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Exocomets may be as common as exoplanets
Comets trailing wispy tails across the night sky are a beautiful byproduct of our solar system's formation, icy leftovers from 4.6 billion years ago when the planets coalesced from rocky rubble. ... more
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At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized Planet
The quest for a twin Earth is heating up. Using NASA's Kepler spacecraft, astronomers are beginning to find Earth-sized planets orbiting distant stars. A new analysis of Kepler data shows that about ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Massive outburst in neighbor galaxy surprises astronomers
The surprising discovery of a massive outburst in a neighboring galaxy is giving astronomers a tantalizing look at what likely is a powerful belch by a gorging black hole at the galaxy's center. The ... more
IRON AND ICE

Asteroid Impact Delivered Carbon To Giant Asteroid Vesta
Dark material seen on the giant asteroid Vesta by instruments on NASA's Dawn spacecraft was likely emplaced by the low-speed impact of a carbon-based asteroid, according to research described in a n ... more
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Nature's tiny engineers

Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Zooming in for a safe flight

Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

EXO WORLDS

Within 'Habitable Zone,' More Planets than We Knew
The number of known places in our galaxy theoretically hospitable to life may be significantly greater than previously thought, according to new research. Researchers with Planet Hunters are reporti ... more
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15 New Planets Hint At "Traffic Jam" Of Moons In Habitable Zone
Volunteers from the Planethunters.org website, part of the Oxford University-led Zooniverse project, have discovered 15 new planet candidates orbiting in the habitable zones of other stars. Ad ... more
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Kepler Gets a Little Help From Its Friends
More than 2,300 exoplanet candidate discoveries have made it the most prolific planet hunter in history. But even NASA's Kepler mission needs a little help from its friends. Enter the Kepler follow- ... more
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Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, New Horizons Cruises On

Dwarf planet Makemake lacks atmosphere

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Biologists unlock "black box" to underground world

Cave dwelling nettle discovered in China

ASI, ISRO hold planetary science workshop


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Within 'Habitable Zone,' More Planets than We Knew

NASA's Hubble Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit For Fomalhaut B


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Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite

Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts

SATURN DAILY

Frozen hydrocarbon ice on Titan's oceans?
Blocks of hydrocarbon ice might be floating on the surface of existing lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbon on Saturn's moon Titan, U.S. researchers say. ... more
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'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
The Milky Way contains at least 17 billion planets the size of Earth, and likely many more, according to a study out Monday that raises the chances of discovering a sister planet to ours. ... more
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Astrophysicists find wide binary stars wreak havoc in planetary systems
An international team of astrophysicists has shown that planetary systems with very distant binary stars are particularly susceptible to violent disruptions, more so than if they had stellar compani ... more
ECLIPSES

The syzygy season of 2012
The end of the world - mis-predicted from the Mayan calendar for December 2012 - failed to live up to expectations, but the year was still a memorable one for celestial alignments. In this one ... more
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Ceres to Expand Product Development in Sorghum and Sugarcane

Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

SunShare Announces Program to Provide Free Electricity

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

ALMA Sheds Light on Planet-Forming Gas Streams

SPACE SCOPES

Hubble Eyes a Wanderer Dancing the Dance of Stars and Space

SPACE SCOPES

The Galaxy Puzzle in the Constellation of Centaurus

IRON AND ICE

Celestial flybys set to thrill

TECH SPACE

Cloud computing expands in Latin America

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That's not what I meant: A new phase in reading photons

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NASA Kepler hints at over 250 new potentially habitable worlds

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Vesta's Dark Materials in Dawn's View

Cave dwelling nettle discovered in China

Galactic geysers fuelled by star stuff

Mission would drag asteroid to the moon

Biologists unlock "black box" to underground world

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Quadrantids Create Year's First Meteor Shower

Our Galaxy's "geysers" are towers of power

Bochum physicist calculates field strengths in the early universe

ALMA Shows How Young Star and Planets Grow Simultaneously

Billions and Billions of Planets

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A Vast Rotating Disk Of Dwarf Galaxies Surrounding The Andromeda Galaxy

Surprise Pancake Structure in Andromeda Galaxy Upends Galactic Understanding

NASA, Penn State give New Year's gift of space images

Researchers Identify Water Rich Meteorite Linked To Mars Crust

Magnetic fields created before the first stars

Super-Tiger Stalks Cosmic Rays In Antarctica

ALMA Sheds Light on Planet-Forming Gas Streams

ASI, ISRO hold planetary science workshop

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