Tyler Bohannon

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NASA's Kepler Telescope Finds Cluster of 1,284 Planets

The telescope found the largest collection of planets to date, most of which are bigger than Earth. NASA scientists hope to find "another" Earth among the exo-planet cluster.<p>Humans are one step closer to finding out if we are alone in the galaxy. After four years of observing the sky and three …

Universe

Emergency 911 calls reveal horror of Ohio 'execution' murders as police say they are still searching for a motive

The full horror of the bloodshed that claimed eight members of one family in the Appalachian mountains is revealed in the emergency phone calls that alerted police to the tragedy.<p>Officers on Sunday said the victims had been targeted for execution in a carefully-planned operation as the …

Crime

Science Has Finally Dedicated a Study to Freddie Mercury's Voice

It’s hard to find an adjective that hasn’t already been applied to Freddie Mercury’s voice. So, now we’ve turned to science for help.<p>Well, not quite. …

Is Mysterious 'Planet Nine' Tugging on NASA Saturn Probe?

The hunt is on to find "Planet Nine" — a large undiscovered world, perhaps 10 times as massive as Earth and four times its size — that scientists …

When The Sun Brings Darkness And Chaos

I looked at the sun with longing this morning, wondering when its rays would warm up the air. Monday, we had a snowstorm around Hanover, NH, of the kind that must have inspired T. S. Elliot's famous opening words from <i>The Waste Land</i>, "April is the cruelest month..."<p>Of course, the sun is doing its …

The dwarf planet Ceres may have a huge ocean that could support life

You can add dwarf planet Ceres to the list of planets and moons in our own solar system backyard that might be harboring some.<p>Scientists have detected ice on the planet's surface, which could mean Ceres is hiding an ocean below its frozen crust.<p>Where There's Water, There Might Be Life<p>When NASA's …

UFO spotted hovering over earth on NASA live feed

You might be used to seeing UFO sightings from various locations on earth but it’s not often we see them from space.<p>Taken from the International …

Extinct 'Siberian unicorn' may have lived alongside humans, fossil suggests

Scientists said that creature, which looked more like a rhino than a horse, went extinct 29,000 years ago instead of 350,000 after finding skull in Kazakhstan<p>An extinct creature sometimes described as a “Siberian unicorn” roamed the Earth for much longer than scientists previously thought, and may …

Kazakhstan

Why geysers on Saturn’s moon have nonstop eruptions

The Cassini spacecraft has observed geysers erupting on Saturn’s moon Enceladus since 2005, but the process that drives and sustains these seemingly …

Astronomy

North Korean nuclear threats spotlight US missile defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — As North Korea rattles its nuclear saber, threatening to bomb the U.S. at "any moment," a nerve-jangling question hangs in the air: …

FBI has accessed San Bernardino shooter’s phone without Apple’s help

The Justice Department is abandoning its bid to force Apple to help it unlock the iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terrorist attack because investigators have found a way in without the tech giant’s assistance, prosecutors wrote in a court filing Monday.<p>In a three-sentence …

Privacy

Black hole emitted red flashes with power of 1,000 suns, study reveals

Black hole that was first to be identified in our galaxy underwent dramatic brightening as it devoured material stripped off orbiting companion star<p>British astronomers have observed violent red flashes, lasting just fractions of a second, during one of the brightest black hole outbursts in recent …

Tourism Remains Key that Obama's Effort to Change Cuba Relationship

On his history-making trip to Cuba, President Barack Obama plans to chop down another set of barriers that for generations kept Americans and their …

Cuba

ExoMars: 'giant nose' to sniff out life on Mars prepares for launch

Spacecraft’s Trace Gas Orbiter will seek out methane – usually produced by living organisms – in planet’s atmosphere<p>Space engineers are making final preparations for the launch of a robot spacecraft designed to sniff out signs of life on Mars.<p>Related: ‘Giant nose in the sky’ ready for lift-off in …

Meet The First Civilian To Successfully Launch A Rocket Into Space

Ky Michaelson is basically Max Valier reincarnated<p>In 1964, high school dropout Ky Michaelson strapped rockets to a motorcycle and successfully rode it down a speedway. Next, he added rockets to a snowmobile and raced it across his frozen home state of Minnesota.<p>The success of these speed runs …

North Korea Says Its Hydrogen Bomb Could Wipe Out Manhattan

North Korea on Sunday said it could kill everyone in Manhattan and burn the city “down to ashes” by mounting a hydrogen bomb on a ballistic …

North Korea

Meteorite reveals rare unstable element

A pink meteorite inclusion nicknamed Curious Marie shows that a highly unstable element, curium, was present in the early solar system.<p>Researchers …

University of Chicago

Kennedy asks for moon mission funding: from the archive, 26 May 1961

President tells Congress that an estimated $7,000m to $9,000m would be needed to meet Russia’s challenge in outer space<p><b>Washington, May 25.</b><br>President Kennedy delivered a special message to Congress at noon today on urgent national needs. It was his first address to a joint session of Congress since …

Geopolitics

Astronomers see supernova crash into star

When dense stars called white dwarfs explode they produce one of the most dazzling displays in the universe: a Type Ia supernova.<p>At their peak, these …

Universe

Asteroid passes by Earth on May 14

But, contrary to some media reports, asteroid 1999 FN53 will not “skim” our planet.<p>A space rock has caused quite a fuss in recent days. Some media …

Astronomy

First collision data from new detector at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

CERN’s huge particle accelerator is working its way toward full operation and a new phase of exploration. But it is not only the accelerator that has been upgraded – the particle detectors have some new tricks too<p>Over the last few weeks the LHC - the gigantic particle accelerator at CERN, Geneva - …

Physics

Fly Through Deep Space in This Hubble Simulation

Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years of Space Photography

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Hubble Space Telescope

April 2015

New Horizons’ first color pic of Pluto

New Horizons spacecraft is now only three months away from its historic sweep through the Pluto-Charon system in mid-July. First image in …

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

Nasa’s New Horizons spaceship has travelled billions of miles in nine years to answer astronomers’ questions about the tiny world<p>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 …

Solar System

Video: Dance of the Northern Lights

A quiet night for auroras at Churchill, Manitoba, Canada – located at at 58° North, under the auroral oval – is a spectacular auroral display for …

Northern Lights

Mars lost ocean of water to space

About 4 billion years ago, a primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, say researchers, but Mars has lost 87 percent of it …

Water

Unexpected storm at a galaxy’s core

At the core of a galaxy called the Teacup, jets from a central supermassive black hole may be gradually destroying the galaxy’s ability to form new …

Universe