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FBI Agents Shut Down This New Mexico Observatory And People Suspected Aliens. It Was Child Perverts...
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Grace Carr A solar observatory in New Mexico mysteriously closed for 10 days prompting speculation that there might have been some sort of threat, even extraterrestrial, but evidence reveals that a janitor allegedly downloading child pornography was the r
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-20 20:09 UTC
NASA's TESS telescope just discovered two new Earth-like planets...
The planet hunter has detected a "super-Earth" and a "hot Earth" less than 60 light years away.
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:38 UTC
Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan...
New observations have revealed a planet in orbit of 40 Eridani A -- our very own real-life Vulcan. The presence of pointy-eared aliens with green blood is not yet confirmed. The post Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan a
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:37 UTC
The TESS space telescope has spotted its first exoplanet...
TESS's first exoplanet is twice Earth's size and may have lots of water.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-18 23:16 UTC
TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds...
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NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is now providing valuable data to help scientists discover and study exciting new exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system. Part of the data from TESS' initial sc
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 19:33 UTC
The Closest Planet Ever Discovered Outside the Solar System Could be Habitable With a Dayside Ocean...
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A new NASA-led study shows that Proxima b could support the existence of an ocean on its dayside, which means it could still be habitable. The post The Closest Planet Ever Discovered Outside the Solar System Could be Habitable With a Dayside Ocean appeare
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 03:33 UTC
Mysteriously shuttered New Mexico solar observatory set to reopen, although some questions remain...
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The organization that runs the facility said it was closed because a suspect in a criminal investigation in the area posed a threat, but offered no more details.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 03:07 UTC
"They Just Evacuated Us": Conspiracy Theories Run Wild After FBI Shuts Down Solar Observatory...
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Until the FBI can explain why they swooped in on a Blackhawk helicopter and shut down both the observatory and the local post office, endless conspiracy theories will continue to emerge
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 18:36 UTC
Authorities are staying quiet about that mysterious solar observatory evacuation in New Mexico...
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“There’s no mercury incident. That’s a completely different set of protocols that would not have involved them locking all the doors,” McAteer said. “We have a very regular maintenance routine. There is no cause for concern there.” There's been no word whether, or if, evacuations will be lifted.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-14 20:37 UTC
Space observatory at centre of alien conspiracy asks for 'patience' after evacuation by the FBI...
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Solar facility was swooped on by FBI in helicopters who evacuated it and nothing has been heard since
By ceres on 2018-09-14 15:16 UTC
Sunspot Solar Observatory Evacuated By FBI With No Reason Given, Conspiracy Theorists Think It's Aliens...
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) swooped into a New Mexico town unannounced and shut down an observatory last week, and to this day no one knows why. So of course, conspiracy theorists have concluded that it has something to do with aliens. As Th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-14 00:24 UTC
Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Inventor tries to conquer plastic in the ocean...
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An estimated 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic are floating in the waters between California and Hawaii
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 00:13 UTC
NASA's latest exoplanet hunter spots dozens of potential new worlds...
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Astronomers are poring over the candidates from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite to confirm how many are bona fide planets.
By ceres on 2018-09-07 15:24 UTC
We're Probably Living in a Simulation, Elon Musk Says...
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We're all probably trapped in a "Matrix"-like pseudo existence, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said early Friday (Sept. 7) during a long, wide-ranging and very entertaining appearance on comedian Joe Rogan's podcast.
By ceres on 2018-09-07 15:08 UTC
NASA Says Planet Hunting Telescope Kepler Has Woken Up Again...
In July, NASA placed the spacecraft, with 2,650 confirmed planets, in a hibernation-like state in preparation to download the science data collected in its latest observation campaign.
By ceres on 2018-09-06 16:17 UTC
Wolf 503b: Exoplanet Twice As Big As Earth Discovered 145 Light-Years Away...
A new exoplanet nearly twice as big as the Earth was discovered in the constellation of Virgo, some 145 light-years away from us.The exoplanet, named Wolf 503b, was detected when a team of researchers hailing from Canada, America, and Germany analyzed the
By ceres on 2018-09-06 16:17 UTC
Airports Are Way More Disgusting Than You Think, New Study Finds...
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The areas in the airport that are the most germ-covered aren't the ones you're probably thinking of.
By ceres on 2018-09-06 16:16 UTC
Russian expert: Space station sabotage theory 'nonsense'...
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A leak on board the International Space Station could not have been caused by any member of the international crew, according to a Russian space industry expert.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-04 18:44 UTC
Worlds Entirely Covered In Deep Ocean Could Be Habitable To Alien Life: Study...
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An earth clone, one with some land and a shallow ocean, may not be necessary for alien life to survive. Here's how water worlds covered in deep oceans could be able to keep their climate stable and support life.
By ceres on 2018-09-02 14:48 UTC
The Brightest Planets in September's Night Sky: How to See them (and When)...
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Here's how to see three naked-eye planets visible in September's night sky.
By ceres on 2018-09-02 14:45 UTC
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