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A Friend For Pluto: Astronomers Find New Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Scientists in Michigan have found a new dwarf planet in our solar system.<p>It's about 330 miles across and some 8.5 billion miles from the sun. It takes 1,100 years to complete one orbit.<p>But one of the most interesting things about the new object, known for the time being as 2014 UZ224, is the way …

Astronomy

X-Rays Are Coming From The Dark Side of Venus

Venus and Mercury have been observed transiting the Sun many times over the past few centuries. When these planets are seen passing between the Sun …

Maybe We Can't Find Space Aliens Because They Got Snuffed Out

But not everyone buys one popular physicist's downbeat argument.<p>With at least 100 billion planets in the Milky Way, you’d think at least one would have produced a race of intelligent alien beings. So how come we’ve never seen signs of space aliens even after decades of SETI (search for …

Reoccurring Signals From Space Suggest Aliens! | Article

A new scientific paper studying light pulses from sun-like stars in our galaxy was released online this week by Cornell University before it was set …

Impact! New Moon Craters Are Appearing Faster Than Thought

New craters are forming on the surface of the moon more frequently than scientists had predicted, a new study has found. The discovery raises …

20 Photos Show What 'Beauty' Looks Like Around The World

A photographer traveled the world to ask women how they define "beautiful."<p>One woman is going around the world in an effort to challenge unrealistic beauty standards.<p>After three years of working as a fashion photographer, Sara Melotti began to feel like she was contributing to the damaging and …

En el silencio te habla Dios San Benito (Documental Catolico)

Gravitational waves: Einstein was right - and this announcement is the scientific highlight of the decade

Physicists and astronomers are agog. On Thursday, experimenters will report the first detection of a phenomenon that has been long predicted:bursts of gravitational waves generated by cosmic collisions of black holes.<p>Sadly it is not unknown for hyped-up scientific claims to be mistaken or …

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The IRS Says Identity Thieves Hacked Its Systems Again

Identity thieves attempted to breach computer systems at the Internal Revenue Service to file fraudulent tax refunds.<p>The criminals were especially …

Zika virus: What are the chances I'll get it? (And other Q&As)

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Zika virus was discovered nearly 70 years ago, but chances are you probably hadn't heard of it until the past few months.<p>With fear and uncertainty spreading as quickly as the virus itself, CNN Health wanted to address some of your pressing questions on the topic.<p>To stay informed on the …

Public Health

Einstein’s theory about gravitational waves could be confirmed today

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Gravitational Waves

President Obama wants to give NASA $19 billion — but there’s a catch

Although important, the budget will be chopped and changed over the coming months before it is finalized, but it does at least give an indication of what the White House wants NASA to be doing.<p>This budget would give the agency $19 billion, the highest amount ever requested by a President (not …

Orrin Hatch slams White House proposal to restructure Puerto Rico's debt | Fox News

Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch slammed on Wednesday a White House proposal to restructure Puerto Rico’s crippling debt.<p>“I do not believe the administration has been straightforward about the nature of the debt-restructuring authority it is seeking for the territory,” the Utah …

Hundreds of galaxies found hiding behind the Milky Way

Scientists have used radio telescopes to cut through the haze of the Milky Way, revealing hundreds of previously hidden galaxies lurking behind it.<p>In a study published Tuesday in the Astronomical Journal, researchers from Australia, South Africa, the United States and the Netherlands report that …

Universe

Daily Meditation: Ash Wednesday

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a passage from the Bible, Joel 2:12-14, in honor of Ash Wednesday. If you …

Uh, it probably wasn’t a meteorite that killed a bus driver in India, NASA says

The news reported by Indian newspapers and picked up by many outlets around the world was startling: A bus driver was killed and three people were …

NASA Heralds a New Age of Space Travel With These Fantastical Posters

Visit Venus, Jupiter and even Earth in this voyage through space.<p>Having enticed potential spacefarers with a glimpse of the future of space travel to exoplanets in this previous series of posters, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory once again fleshes out the vacation of the distant future with the …

Hundreds of galaxies discovered hidden behind Milky Way (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Scientists have finally mapped the final frontier, and it turns out that one of the most secretive areas of space is just beyond our own backyard – …

NASA Is Getting Back In the Business of Bleeding-Edge Planes

The experimental x-plane fleet may be due for a revival in the agency.<p>There are winners and losers in NASA's latest budget, but one big winner is an x-plane style fleet. According to a report in Flight Global, the new NASA budget's increase in aeronautics spending also calls for a better budget for …

Take a tour of the twin telescopes that changed astronomy forever

Two of the most powerful sit on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.<p>One of the telescopes has a camera so sensitive, it could detect a single candle flame on the surface of the moon.<p>Together they make up the Keck Observatory— the world's largest optical observatory.<p>Tech Insider got to take a tour of …

50 Things From 50 States That Will Make You Proud To Be American

The U.S. Army proudly protects all the things that make us proud.<p><b>2. Kayaks From ALASKA</b><p>Kayaks were invented by the Inuit and Aleut tribes. The boats eventually showed up in Europe in the mid-1800s, but the origins of this genius watercraft are quintessentially American.<p><b>3. World's Oldest Rodeo in</b> …

Warning that cats and dogs are passing on infections to their owners

Public health officials are urging pet owners to take more care about the use of antibiotics, and to wash their hands regularly after handling cats and dogs, in a bid to tackle the rise of antibiotic resistance<p>Pets are passing on drug-resistant infections to owners, experts have warned, as they …

Does Being Christian Make Any Difference At All?

With the holiday season approaching, many Christians feel under attack again. After all, Starbucks abandoned snowflakes and reindeer on its seasonal red cup, apparently negating the sacredness of the season. Other Christians in the US also feel under attack. Some Catholic sisters believe it's an …

Radiation superflares make Earth-like planet uninhabitable, research suggests

Kepler 438b, hailed as most habitable planet beyond our solar system, is regularly blasted with enough radiation to strip away its atmosphere<p>It was hailed as the most habitable planet ever found beyond the solar system. But now the distant world of Kepler 438b has started to look decidedly less …

Planetary Habitability

Mars Curiosity Rover Will Be First To Explore Extraterrestrial Sand Dunes

Interplanetary dune buggy<p>It's not often that a Mars rover gets to enjoy a day of fun in the sand and sun. But later this week, NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover will explore a sand dune, marking the first time that scientists on Earth will get a close-up view of dunes on another planet.<p>Curiosity is …