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'Air Conditioning' Could Make Exoplanets Habitable

Liquid water is required for <i>life as we know</i> it to evolve. So, in our ongoing quest to find "Earth 2.0," the discovery of a rocky world possessing …

Universe

Real-Life 'Death Star' Continues to Destroy Alien Worlds

The real-life "Death Star" that astronomers recently caught in the act of destroying a planet is continuing to disintegrate nearby orbiting objects, …

An 'artificial leaf' could one day power the world with clean energy

The race is on to find a new way to power the world free from polluting fossil fuels, and a group of Australian scientists think they've found an …

Pulsar Proves Gravitational Constant is 'Rock-Solid'

Through extremely high precision measurements of a pulsar orbiting a white dwarf star, astronomers have found that the gravitational constant, which …

Baffling 'Y' Shape on Venus May Finally Be Solved

The strange mystery of the giant "Y" seen in the skies of Venus for more than 50 years may be solved at last: This colossal oddity may be caused by a …

Astronomy

7 Strange Facts About Dwarf Planet Ceres

On Friday morning (March 6), NASA's Dawn spacecraft will arrive at Ceres, becoming the first probe ever to orbit a dwarf planet.<p>Ceres is the largest …

Evidence for Cosmic Inflation Theory Bites the (Space) Dust

It is the announcement no one wanted to hear: The most exciting astronomical discovery of 2014 has vanished. Two groups of scientists announced today …

5 Cool Things We Just Learned About Rosetta’s Rubber Ducky Comet

Even with a missing lander, the mission is sending back primo info<p>The Rosetta mission made history last year, by being the first manmade spacecraft to ever orbit or land on a comet. Things didn't go exactly as planned, though. The lander Philae bounced around and got lost somewhere on the comet's …

Rosetta Spacecraft, First to Orbit Comet, Finds Surprises Aplenty

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft reports unexpectedly bumpy, dusty, and dry discoveries on its new home.<p>Drama abounded when Europe's Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power. (See "Comet …

The Strangest Alien Planets (Gallery)

Mega-Earth Kepler-10c Planet<p>Credit: David A. Aguilar (CfA)<p>An artist's illustration of the mega-Earth planet Kepler-10c, the"Godzilla of Earths" …

Strange Comet Discoveries Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft

It's craggy, powdery, mysterious, and even holds the building blocks of life. Scientists are now getting an up-close-and-personal view of a comet …

Space

Meteor explosion Milky Way Time Lapse. By: Wes Eisenhauer

Watch NASA Test These 3D-Printed Rocket Parts

If you thought the coolest application of a 3-D printer was creating a miniature model of yourself to show to your friends, then NASA has just proven …

3D Printing

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

A Volcanic Asteroid Roamed Our Solar System Billions Of Years Ago

Even small, early Solar System objects hosted volcanic activity, a new study finds.<p>The objects that dominated the Solar System early in its history may have been small…but they didn't lack flair. A new study has found that at least one early Solar System object -- likely hundreds of kilometers or …

Astronomy

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Meet the Cosmic Tootsie Pop

Astronomers have found some pretty strange objects lurking deep in the universe — voracious black holes more massive than a billion suns, lonely …

Universe

Scientists watch high-temperature superconductivity emerge out of magnetism

(Phys.org) —Scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have shown for the first time how high-temperature …

The Reason for the Earth’s Seasons as Explained From Space

The reason for the Earth’s seasons is succinctly explained using space imagery in this 2011 video from NASA Earth Observatory. As the year goes on, …

Space

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Astronomers find first asteroid with rings

Quick -- name a planet with rings. Easy, right?<p>But Saturn and others are not alone: Now scientists have added another celestial body to the short list of objects in our solar system that have rings around them.<p>The remote asteroid Chariklo orbits between Saturn and Uranus in the outer solar system. …

The Earth Was Almost Fried Back in 2012

A massive solar storm in July 2012 was more intense than thought—and it blasted right through the Earth's orbit. Luckily for us, we were on the other …

Dorothy Hodgkin and the Year of Crystallography

The UK has a long and successful history in crystallography, but among its numerous Nobel Prize winners in the field, the only woman was headlined as a mere 'Oxford housewife'<p>2014 has been declared the International Year of Crystallography by Unesco (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and …

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