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Hubble captures green ‘quasar ghosts’ from past radiation blast (PHOTOS)
Hubble Space Telescope has discovered manifestations from the remote past, bright streams of gas, which look like immense looped objects glowing green, once ionized by quasars that no longer exist.

04.04.2015 08:34

‘Blood Moon’ rises: Total lunar eclipse over the US
The moon will pass through the Earth’s shadow and turn blood-red in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, in a brief total eclipse best visible from the western part of the US.

03.04.2015 17:32

Top 10 breathtaking Mars pics taken from orbit
Mars exploration isn’t all about Curiosity and Opportunity rovers. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped loads of beautiful hi-resolution images of the red planet's surface since 2006.

29.03.2015 18:05

NASA aims to pluck boulder off asteroid & bring it to moon (VIDEOS)
In order to test Earth defense techniques and abilities needed for a future trip to Mars, NASA has detailed a plan to rip off a chunk of an asteroid, deliver it into a stable orbit around the moon, and send astronauts to study it and collect samples.

27.03.2015 21:07

​Huge asteroid to fly by Earth at 37,000 kph on Friday
A 1,000 meter-wide asteroid is heading towards Earth this week – and its course will reach its closest point to our planet on Friday, according to NASA.

25.03.2015 18:26

Curiosity finds life-forming nitrogen on Mars
Mars has given us new clues about the possibilities of past life on the planet after NASA’s Curiosity rover found nitrates embedded in its rock. The elements are known on Earth as one of the key precursors to life.

24.03.2015 10:44

Jupiter destroyed solar system’s young planets, scientists say
Jupiter’s large orbital journey across the early solar system may have cleared the way for the oddball arrangement of our planetary system, scientists say – even to the point of destroying burgeoning young planets.

24.03.2015 02:57

NASA orbiter records new crater on the Moon (VIDEO)
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed images of the lunar surface before and after the largest recorded explosion detected on the surface. The luminous flash was recorded by researchers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

18.03.2015 07:51

‘Fireworks’ from 100yo star blast captured in NASA photo
A recently released NASA picture shows a space explosion looks impressive even more than a century after it occurred.

17.03.2015 10:58

Only 1 year of water left in California, NASA scientist suggests rationing
NASA’s top water scientist says California only has about one year’s worth of water left in storage, and its groundwater – often used as a backup for reservoirs and other reserves – is rapidly depleting. He suggests immediately rationing water.

14.03.2015 01:46

From meme to reality: Joe Biden turns into Motivational Biden
Vice President Joe Biden is known for being the punchline of jokes, thanks to his propensity for gaffes. But now the man who spawned a meme genre has embraced his alter ego ‒ Motivational Biden ‒ in a workout video promoting a fitness challenge.

13.03.2015 23:40

Giant exoplanet 129 light yrs away has water, carbon monoxide in atmosphere – study
Water, methane and carbon monoxide have been detected in the atmosphere of exoplanet HR 8799 b, the structure of which surprised scientists when it was discovered a few years ago, as its parameters contradicted all previous theories.

13.03.2015 21:17