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A Harvard professor says an alien visited in 2017 — and more are coming...
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A Harvard professor says we were visited by an alien life form in 2017 and we should be ready for more.
By ceres on 2021-01-03 17:38 UTC
Even the Outside of Hayabusa 2's Sample Capsule has Asteroid Debris on it...
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According to statements made by JAXA, the samples returned by the Hayabusa 2 mission included black sand and gases obtained from the asteroid itself. The post Even the Outside of Hayabusa 2's Sample Capsule has Asteroid Debris on it appeared first on
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:37 UTC
Alien Hunters Discover Mysterious Signal from Proxima Centauri...
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Strange radio transmissions appear to be coming from our nearest star system; now scientists are trying to work out what is sending them
By ceres on 2020-12-19 02:29 UTC
Scientists looking for aliens investigate radio beam 'from nearby star'...
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Tantalising 'signal' appears to have come from Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the sun
By ceres on 2020-12-19 02:29 UTC
The sun fires off its biggest solar flare in more than 3 years...
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The sun unleashed its most powerful solar eruption in more than three years on Sunday (Nov. 29).
By ceres on 2020-12-01 05:33 UTC
A vintage NASA moon rocket body is officially back in Earth orbit ... for now...
Scientists think a piece of 1960s space junk has slipped into orbit around Earth. Here's the story of the Centaur rocket body and the Surveyor moon program it powered.
By ceres on 2020-12-01 05:31 UTC
NASA Finally Contacts Voyager 2 from 11 Billion Miles Away Using Enhanced Deep Space Station 43...
The space agency used the upgraded Deep Space Station 43.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-11-03 14:38 UTC
Meteorite That Crashed Into Michigan Contains 'Pristine' Organic Compounds...
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The rapid recovery and analysis of a meteorite that fell onto a frozen lake in Michigan two years ago is illuminating the pivotal role these rocks played in delivering the basic building blocks for life to Earth.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-28 00:09 UTC
The first habitable-zone, Earth-sized planet discovered with exoplanet survey spacecraft...
TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched in 2018 with the goal of discovering small planets around the Sun's nearest neighbors, stars bright enough to allow for follow-up characterizations of their planets' masses and atmosphe
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-27 05:04 UTC
Liquid water spotted hiding in broad daylight on the Moon...
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There really is water on the Moon — and it might be much more widespread than previously suspected.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-26 16:25 UTC
NASA's Big Moon News: There's Water All Over the Place...
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New research provides the best evidence to date of water ice on the Moon and suggests this valuable resource is scattered widely across the lunar surface.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-26 16:24 UTC
NASA funds Nokia plan to provide cellular service on moon...
NASA will fund a project by Nokia to build a 4G cellular communication network on the moon with $14.1 million, the space agency announced Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-16 17:40 UTC
Study: Some planets may be better for life than Earth...
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Earth is not necessarily the best planet in the universe. Researchers have identified two dozen planets outside our solar system that may have conditions more suitable for life than our own. Some of these orbit stars that may be better than even our sun.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-05 17:01 UTC
NASA may have found signs of life on Venus in 1978 without realising...
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After the observation of phosphine gas on Venus, which may be a sign of life there, a new search through old data has found hints of the gas and more
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-03 05:40 UTC
Did Pioneer See Phosphine in the Clouds of Venus Decades Ago?...
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The discovery of phosphine in Venus' atmosphere has generated a lot of interest. It has the potential to be a biosignature, though since the discovery, some researchers have thrown cold water on that idea. But it looks, at least, like the discovery is
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-03 05:38 UTC
Back to Venus: Upstart company wants to beat NASA in search for life...
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Can a small American aerospace company get to Venus before NASA returns to our superheated planetary neighbor?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-26 02:31 UTC
A new moon radiation measurement may help determine health risks to astronauts...
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China's lunar lander measured radiation at the moon's surface, finding the daily dose is 2.6 times as high as inside the International Space Station.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-26 02:31 UTC
Signs of alien life detected on Venus...
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Microbes unlike any life on Earth could be thriving high in the clouds of Venus, according to a new discovery by astronomers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-14 16:36 UTC
Elon Musk plans to send humans to MARS in 2024 as billionaire SpaceX genius reveals timeline for colony...
ELON Musk has a timeline of when he hopes to send humans to Mars. The ultimate goal is for his SpaceX company to put a person on the Red Planet by 2024 and build a self-sustaining city by 2050. SpaceX recently completed its second 'hop' test for i
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-11 18:12 UTC
The investigation into why a cable mysteriously broke on the Arecibo Observatory has begun...
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Officials at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico still don't know what caused the accident that severely damaged the facility's iconic radio telescope this week, forcing it to shut down temporarily.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-09-11 14:30 UTC
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