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Alien Life "Clues May Lie Buried in Kepler Mission Data"...
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"The Kepler and K2 missions just keep on giving!" Harvard astrophysicist, David Latham told The Daily Galaxy. "Operations ended more than three years ago when the spacecraft ran out of fuel, but we continue to mine the data archives for celest
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-11 15:47 UTC
Lockheed Martin Spacecraft Set to Go on a 12-Year Journey to Study Trojan Asteroids Near Jupiter...
Lockheed Martin will go on an important mission to Jupiter, which is the first in the history of space missions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-11 00:21 UTC
There are Probably Many More Earth-Sized Worlds Than Previously Believed...
In the past decade, the discovery of extrasolar planets has accelerated immensely. To date, 4,424 exoplanets have been confirmed in 3,280 star systems, with another 7,453 awaiting confirmation. So far, most of these planets have been gas giants, with abou
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 19:00 UTC
Kepler Captures 27 Signals Coming From Exoplanets--How This Telescope Detected the Cosmic Objects Despite its Blurred Vision?...
Kepler space telescope has managed to spot 27 signals hinting a presence of rogue exoplanets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-09 19:00 UTC
Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets...
Tantalizing evidence has been uncovered for a mysterious population of "free-floating" planets, planets that may be alone in deep space, unbound to any host star. The results include four new discoveries that are consistent with planets of similar
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 13:53 UTC
Astronomers believe there may be twice as many 'other Earths' in the universe than we thought...
Planets the size of Earth could be hidden in binary star systems, with the light of their suns hiding them from view
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-01 06:42 UTC
China Releases Sound and Video of its Rover Landing...
Remember the stunning video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars? The Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) has now released similar video footage from its Zhurong rover, including the sounds recorded as it plummeted through the Martian atmosp
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-01 06:39 UTC
NASA Scientists Find More Subsurface Lakes on Mars...
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Temperatures around the Martian south pole mean the lakes are likely to be frozen.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-25 19:36 UTC
Life in these star-systems could have spotted Earth...
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Scientists at Cornell University and the American Museum of Natural History have identified 2,034 nearby star-systems—within the small cosmic distance of 326 light-years—that could find Earth merely by watching our pale blue dot cross our sun.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-23 15:28 UTC
A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet Surfaces Based on the Content of their Atmospheres...
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A new study takes a look at how the presence of a surface can affect an exoplanets atmosphere, giving astrobiologists a way to study exoplanet surfaces without having to "see" them directly. The post A New Technique for "Seeing" Exoplanet
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-19 15:59 UTC
Exoplanet the size of Neptune 90-light years from Earth could have water vapor, researchers suggest...
A Neptune-sized exoplanet with a 'substantial atmosphere' and the potential for water has been identified in deep space, 90 light-years from Earth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-10 06:53 UTC
How to watch this week's rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse...
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Look up! But don't forget your solar eclipse glasses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-09 14:59 UTC
NASA is taking a fresh look at UFOs...
Nelson added that he does not believe the UFOs are evidence of extraterrestrials visiting Earth. "I think I would know" if that were the case, Nelson said. But, he acknowledged, it'd be premature to rule that out as a possibility.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-04 21:01 UTC
FNC's Carlson: Pentagon Is Prioritizing Purging Space Force Ranks over Possible Unknown Space Threat...
Monday, FNC host Tucker Carlson opened his program questioning the military's response to the unknown space threats reported in various media outlets in recent days, noting the dismissal of Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:40 UTC
NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble...
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With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-10 21:33 UTC
No, NASA photos are not evidence of fungus growing on Mars, sorry...
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Despite what you might have read, the claims about life on Mars are shoddy and unscientific.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-08 17:00 UTC
NASA Photos Show 'Mushroom' Fungus Growing on Rocks in the Red Planet—Is There Life on Mars?...
Mushrooms are proof of life, as they are fungus, and scientists prove that those are it in the recent Mars photos.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:02 UTC
'Starship Landing Nominal!' SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Celebrates After Mars Rocket Prototype Lands Successfully...
On Wednesday, SpaceX launched and successfully landed an early Mars rocket prototype at its facility in South Texas. SpaceX and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, announced the rocket's first successful landing on Twitter, writing "Starship landing nominal!
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-07 01:01 UTC
Mars helicopter Ingenuity goes faster and farther than ever on 4th flight...
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Ingenuity aced its fourth-ever Martian flight this morning (April 30), going farther and faster than it ever had before.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-04-30 20:41 UTC
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