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Take great photos of the Full Wolf Moon 2017

The first full moon of 2017 is upon us with January’s Wolf Moon, visible in night skies since Wednesday and reaching its most visible...
Ernest Moniz, US Energy Secretary

New Energy guidelines: Politicians can’t pressure scientists

A new set of scientific integrity guidelines, announced today, wants to give researchers more leeway in their communications with the media as a way...
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The VLT gears up to look for alien planets in Alpha...

Breakthrough Initiatives and the European Southern Observatory announced on Monday an agreement to upgrade the instruments of the organization’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in...
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Scientists pinpoint the source of a Fast Radio Burst

Last Wednesday, The Cornell Chronicle reported that a group of scientists had discovered the source of a mysterious radio signal, a phenomenon known as...
Baban Rafi Deforestation, Niger satellite image.

NASA releases striking images of Earth’s radical changes

NASA's official Tumblr page recently posted a group of images to showcase our planet's recent surface changes. The pictures compare current snapshots taken from...
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SpaceX news: Only mother nature could delay Falcon 9 launch

SpaceX is going to launch its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, carrying 10  Iridium communication satellites. The spacecraft will lift off at 1:22 p.m...
NASA spots two unidentified objects heading toward the Earth

NASA spots two unidentified objects heading toward the Earth

A few months ago, the NASA released a report saying the agency had spotted two unidentified massive objects traveling in Earth's direction. The specialists said one...
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Astronauts do the mannequin challenge in zero gravity

European astronauts took the mannequin challenge to a whole new level. Big was the surprise this Thursday when European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet...
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Comet 45P will decorate the night sky on New Year’s Eve

2016 will have its own personal farewell, as a comet that travels around the solar system will be visible shortly after the sunset of...
Earth and Mars compared

NASA’s Curiosity news: Mars sustained life for millions of years

Data collected from the Curiosity rover suggest Mars was capable of sustaining life in the past for periods that could span tens or hundreds of...