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A Rock Brought Back From the Moon Likely Originated on Earth
January 28, 2019
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A Rock Brought Back From the Moon Likely Originated on Earth

NASA astronauts brought Moon rocks back to Earth during the 1971 Apollo 14 lunar mission. A new study suggests that one sample originates from Earth. Scientists found that the sample contains traces of minerals with a chemical composition common to Earth. Also very unusual for the moon. Research author Professor Alexander...

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Split Images of Quasars Help us Better Understand Expansion of the Universe
January 23, 2019
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Split Images of Quasars Help us Better Understand Expansion of the Universe

Knowing the velocity of the expansion of the universe is still puzzling to astronomers. But a team of astronomers has taken a step toward resolving the debate. By studying quasars, fountains of radiation powered by black holes, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles have found a way to measure the rate in...

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Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Multiverse – the Final Paper
March 20, 2018
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Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Multiverse – the Final Paper

According to media reports, a final paper from Stephen Hawking suggests that our universe is just one among many. The multiverse. The famed cosmologist, who died last week at the age of 76, is the lead author of a study called “A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation?” On March 4 — just 10 days before...

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Turns Out 7% of Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Genes didn’t Change in Space
March 17, 2018
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Turns Out 7% of Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Genes didn’t Change in Space

On Sunday, March 11 we published an article on how space changed about seven percent of Scott Kelly’s Genes. It turns out that is not true at all. CNN, USA Today, Time, HuffPost, LiveScience, and others, also wrote about this. According to Prof. Chris Mason, a professor at Weill Cornell Medicine, this is not true. Prof....

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Dawn Reveals Recent Changes on the Ceres’ Surface. Very Active World.
March 16, 2018
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Dawn Reveals Recent Changes on the Ceres’ Surface. Very Active World.

Dawn observes recent variations on Ceres’ surface. The spacecraft reveals that the dwarf-planet is a dynamic body that continues to evolve and change. Ceres is the only dwarf planet in the inner solar system. Astronomers previously found water ice in a dozen sites on Ceres through observations obtained by the visible and...

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Space Changed the DNA of Astronaut Scott Kelly
March 11, 2018
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Space Changed the DNA of Astronaut Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly spent nearly a year in space, aboard the International Space Station. He returned to Earth in 2016 and found that his DNA had changed. Scott Kelly and his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, were the subjects of the study that sought to find out exactly what happens to the body after a year in space. Scott...

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Citizen Scientists Discover a Multi-Planet System
January 14, 2018
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Citizen Scientists Discover a Multi-Planet System

For the first time, citizen scientists discover a five-exoplanet system with super-earths, using Kepler data. Exoplanet Explorers is a project where citizen scientists discover different exoplanets. Thus, studying the physical features of these planets, such as their atmosphere, density, and chemistry. However, this is the...

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Researchers Investigating Superpowerful Radio Blasts from Space
January 11, 2018
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Researchers Investigating Superpowerful Radio Blasts from Space

Scientists are probing the extraterrestrial source of incredibly powerful radio blasts. They are one of the most strange phenomena we know. We don’t know much about these signals. However, scientists now have suggested that they are coming from an “extreme” environment. The signals might come from a dense...

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NASA Astronauts Identify Unknown Microbes in Space
January 02, 2018
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NASA Astronauts Identify Unknown Microbes in Space

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and the Genes in Space-3 team have identified unknown microbes in the international space station. There might be trillions of bacteria living on the space station. NASA has been working for a while to identify these microbes. This could help future astronauts monitor crew health and diagnose...

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Twin Super-Earths Found Orbiting in the Habitable Zone
December 07, 2017
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Twin Super-Earths Found Orbiting in the Habitable Zone

Firstly astronomers found an exoplanet with a potential to harbor life. Then, they found its neighbor. Both of them lying in the habitable zone. A team of researchers found a super-Earth planet called K2-18b using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). They say the new planet could be a scaled-up version...

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