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Nasa releases incredible close-up colour pictures of Pluto

New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface<p>Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made by its ambitious New Horizons' mission to Pluto.<p>Releasing a tranche of new images, mission …

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New Horizons: Pluto may have 'nitrogen glaciers'

<b>Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.</b><p>Scientists believe they see evidence of surface material having flowed around mountains and even ponding in craters.<p>The activity is certainly recent, they say, and may even be current.<p>But …

What Would It Be Like to Live on the Moon?

The idea of building a lunar outpost has long captured people's imaginations. But what would it really be like to live on the moon?<p>Space exploration …

Epsilon Lyrae is the famous Double Double star

Binoculars reveal that Epsilon Lyrae is a double star – two stars in one. A telescope shows that each component star is also a double. The double …

Watch A Weird-Shaped Asteroid Tumble Through Space [Video]

A raisin in the sky<p>A pretty big space rock zipped past Earth last week. The asteroid 2011 UW158 came to within about 1.5 million miles of our planet, allowing ground-based telescopes to get their first good look at it. By bouncing radar signals off the asteroid, researchers discovered it’s a …

Pulsar launches 'clump' as heavy as Earth's oceans - Futurity

A fast-moving pulsar appears to have punched a hole in a disk of gas around its companion star—and launched a piece of it at 40 million miles per …

Why this beach is glowing like a beautiful night light

SpongeBob's enemy strikes again<p>Plankton are best known for their greatest hits: producing organic compounds, being devoured by krill, drifting aimlessly on the ocean's upper layer. You've read about those ditties so many times, you might think you've seen all plankton have to offer. They don't play …

On second glance, exotic star system looks a bit ordinary - Futurity

Astronomers thought they had found the exotic pairing of a massive black hole and a large, unstable star. It turns out they may not be paired at all.

People aren't buying water until hurricanes land - Futurity

Sales of bottled water go up 5 to 15 percent before a hurricane, but jump up to 135 percent right after it hits land.

Tiny, but still densest known galaxies

Smaller in width than our Milky Way, their stars are packed 10,000 to a million times more densely than in our sun’s neighborhood. Imagine the night …

Video Captures Catlike Creature Riding Rare Rhino

New camera-trap footage shows a genet on the back of a black rhinoceros in South Africa. An expert weighs in on the bizarre interaction.<p>The saga of animals riding on other animals continues.<p>This time, it’s a genet—a relative of a mongoose—atop a rare black rhinoceros as it moves through the South …

Wildlife

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Time to see red over air pollution

Something in the air: smog was obscuring Tower Bridge in London yesterday, as red dust from the Sahara added to the poor air quality<p>Here we go again. No sooner has the spring sun finally come out than pollution goes sky high, as sunlight reacts with contaminants that have built up in the air, …

NASA Chief Scientist Is Sure We'll Find Alien Life Within 20 Years

The truth is out there<p>NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe.<p>Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in our solar system. Given the surprising number of oceans residing throughout our celestial home, they …

Target Pluto: fastest spaceship set for epic encounter with our remotest planet

It is the fastest spaceship ever launched and has been hurtling towards its target at a staggering 36,000mph for the past nine years. But now Nasa engineers are preparing to put their robot craft, New Horizons, on its final course – to the tiny world of Pluto.<p>Scheduled to reach its target on 14 …

Solar System

Shark Attacks Are So Unlikely, But So Fascinating

They don't want to bite you<p>Sharks are incredibly unlikely to bite you. They’re even less likely to kill you. However, we remain fascinated with their ability--and occasional proclivity--to do just that. With so many things more likely to harm us, why do we pay such rapt attention when sharks make …