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Bright Spots on Ceres Intrigue Scientists - Sky & Telescope

<b>Incoming views of the asteroid belt's largest body reveal spots where ice from the interior might be exposed on the surface.</b><p>NASA's Dawn spacecraft is …

Rosetta's closest encounter

<b>Title</b> Rosetta's closest encounter<p><b>Released</b>: 17/02/2015<p><b>Length</b> 00:04:00<p><b>Language</b> English<p><b>Footage Type</b> TV Exchanges<p><b>Copyright</b> ESA<p><b>Description</b><p>On 14 February …

Space

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

Fitness

Comet with a view

Here is the first panoramic ‘postcard’ from the surface of a comet, returned by Rosetta’s lander Philae, which is currently on the surface of Comet …

Viewing Guide: Watch a Spacecraft Land on a Comet

In '7 Hours of Terror' on Wednesday, Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander will try to land on a comet's craggy surface.<p>After a ten-year journey, the final nerve-wracking countdown is only hours away as a probe prepares for a daring landing on a high-speed comet.<p>The Rosetta spacecraft has been …

Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - Telegraph

America's mad science division wants to build a flying drone base

DARPA's mission is to look at insane concepts from science fiction and ask if they'd work in real life, and it's clear that the agency's staffers have recently gone back to playing <i>StarCraft</i>. Drones, you see, are small and don't require a pilot, but can't quickly cover long distances like a manned …

Scientists Necropsy Near-Complete Bison Mummy

Lookin' good, for a 9,300-year-old<p>Researchers have just finished a necropsy of this nearly complete (and somewhat gruesome) carcass of a Siberian steppe bison.<p>This species (<i>Bison priscus</i>) was one of a group of large mammals, including woolly mammoths, that went extinct at the end of the last Ice …

Week In Images

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst took this image of Great Salt Lake in Utah, USA, from the International Space Station, 400 km above our planet.<p>The lake …

Astronomy

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Image of the Day

SpaceX Launch Creates a Spectacle<p>Credit: NASA KSC/Twitter<p><b>Friday, June 29, 2018:</b> Members of a NASA Social group take photos as a SpaceX Falcon 9 …

Astronomy

Curiosity Rover Surveys Wind-Rippled Sandy 'Sea' on Mars (Photo)

At first glance you’d be forgiven for thinking NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity had stumbled across a wind-rippled lake or sea at the base of Mount Sharp. …

Mars Rover

Powerful Typhoon Vongfong Awes Astronaut in Space (Photo)

A NASA astronaut living and working on the International Space Station captured an incredible image of Typhoon Vongfong brewing in the Western …

Weather

Best Space Photos of the Week - Sept. 21, 2014

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 Winners (Amazing Photos)<p>Credit: © James Woodend (UK)<p>Each year, the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC's Sky …

Photos

U.S. Copyright Office Denies Monkeys Rights To Their Selfies

That means no more business for this monkey.<p>In 2011, British wildlife photographer David Slater was traveling through the jungle in Indonesian when a crested black macaque grabbed his camera and started snapping selfies. Somebody posted the images in Wikipedia Commons, meaning anybody could use …

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Orion study reveals chaotic and overcrowded stellar nursery

April 20, 2009<br>Astronomers, using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) in Hawaii, the IRAM Millimeter-wave Telescope in Spain, and the …

ESO’s Very Large Telescope spots largest yellow hypergiant star

The European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) has revealed the largest yellow star — and one of the 10 largest …

Polaris (Alpha Ursae Minoris)

Posted by Little Bill<p>on Sunday, June 10, 2012<p>A blue star I saw through my Meade Telescope.<p>Tags: Star<p>Comments<p>To leave a comment you must be a member …

Astronomy

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