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Scientists find organic matter from outer space in 3.3 billion year old rocks...
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Scientists have located organic matter that is extraterrestrial in origin, in 3.3 billion year old rocks. This supports the theory that organic chemicals arrived on our planet aboard a meteorite and created the building blocks for life. The post Scientist
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-26 17:49 UTC
Theory proposes that Venus could have been habitable, but a large ocean slowed down its rotation, killing it...
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A new study supported by NASA has revealed that an ancient ocean on Venus might have been what slowed down its rotation, thus causing the runaway greenhouse effect that made it what it is today. The post Theory proposes that Venus could have been habitabl
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-26 17:47 UTC
Under the dome: Fears Pacific nuclear 'coffin' is leaking...
As nuclear explosions go, the US "Cactus" bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small—but it has left a lasting legacy for the Marshall Islands in a dome-shaped radioactive dump.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-26 17:47 UTC
Will You Be Able To See It? Mile-Wide Asteroid With Its Own Moon Set To Do A Flyby This Weekend...
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Prepare yourselves, astronomy fans: a mile-wide double asteroid is approaching Earth and may be visible on Saturday night, May 25, according to the Farmers Almanac.The asteroid is categorized as 1999 KW4 and consists of a primary spac...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-24 20:38 UTC
The Weird Reason Tonight's Full Moon Is 'Blue'...
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A Blue Moon is the second full moon within a full month. So why is there a Blue Moon on Saturday (May 18), given that it's May's first full moon?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-18 14:40 UTC
This is your future home in space, according to billionaire Jeff Bezos...
The Blue Origin boss has revealed a set of futuristic space habitats for humankind
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:35 UTC
NASA to get an extra $1.6 billion to put the first woman on the moon...
NASA's mission to get humans, including the first woman, to the moon again in 2024 has been named Artemis, after a Greek goddess of the moon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:30 UTC
Trump increases NASA budget proposal to 'return to Space in a BIG WAY'...
The president mentioned on Twitter other projects targeted in his budget, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 01:49 UTC
Is It Safe to Drink Moonshine?...
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Moonshine, liquor produced without government oversight, can be a lot more potent than regulated alcohol. It can also be dangerous, and even deadly.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-11 19:15 UTC
Mars Water: Scientists Think They Know Why Mars Dried Out...
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Mars as we know it today is a mostly dry, dusty place with a few pockets of ice in remote regions. It's barren and we're pretty sure it's lifeless today, but that might not have a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-06 21:57 UTC
A 393-Foot Asteroid Will Swing By Earth Tomorrow For A 'Close Approach'...
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A rather sizeable chunk of space rock is due to zoom past our planet tomorrow. Dubbed asteroid 2019 HO3, the celestial object is estimated to be up to 393 feet wide and will swing through our corner of space in the early hours of Wednesday morning for a s
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-01 20:58 UTC
NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime...
Visions of space rocks slamming into Earth aren't just for dinosaurs and Hollywood movies.
By ceres on 2019-05-01 02:31 UTC
Why the idea of alien life now seems inevitable and possibly imminent...
After a string of discoveries, alien life is not as far-fetched as it used to be.
By ceres on 2019-05-01 01:36 UTC
"Unfathomable Abodes of Life?" Water Worlds of the Milky Way...
Beautiful blue planets with endless oceans may be orbiting many of the Milky Way's one trillion stars. In 2016, for example, Kepler astronomers discovered planets that are unlike anything in our solar system a "water world" planetary system or
By ceres on 2019-05-01 01:33 UTC
Hundreds of thousands of viruses in oceans...
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The oceans contain almost 200,000 different viral populations, according to the latest count. Though most are harmless to humans, they can infect marine life, including whales and crustaceans.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-26 15:19 UTC
How angry pilots got the Navy to stop dismissing UFO sightings...
The Navy abandoned "safety through ignorance" and drafted guidelines to report UFO sightings.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-26 02:08 UTC
The Navy Has No Idea What Is Going on With These UFOs...
Naval officers keep seeing what they call "unexplained aerial phenomena," more commonly known to regular folk as UFOs. And now the Navy is officially getting around to looking into what's going on with all that. Cue the Mark Snow instrumentals
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-26 02:06 UTC
Scientists are world's firsts to reproduce complete copy of 'anti-tumour antibiotic'...
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After 20 years of dedicated research, scientists have cracked the chemical code of an incredibly complex 'anti-tumour antibiotic' known to be highly effective against cancer cells as well as drug-resistant bacteria, and have reproduced it syntheti
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-24 16:24 UTC
As Coachella raged, the L.A. tech world made plans to live on Mars...
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What do NASA engineers, synthetic biologists and Silicon Valley VCs do for Coachella? Throw a party to talk about colonizing space.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-24 01:20 UTC
Scratching the skin primes the gut for allergic reactions to food, mouse study suggests...
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Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells -- immune cells involved in allergic reactions -- in the small intestine, according to research conducted in mice. This newly identified s
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-24 01:19 UTC
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