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Pink Dwarf Planet Biden Spotted Beyond Pluto

Pink Dwarf Planet Found Beyond Pluto
A new, “pink”, dwarf planet has been discovered beyond the known edge of the solar system in an area that should be...
Read more Mar 27 2014, 2:22pm CDT
 

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Detecting Water Vapor On A 'Hot Jupiter' Around Tau Bootis

Detecting Water Vapor On A 'Hot Jupiter' Around Tau Bootis
For the first time, a team of American astronomers has used near-infrared spectroscopy to directly detect water vapor...
Read more Feb 27 2014, 2:51am CST
 

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Kepler Telescope Finds 700 New Exoplanets

Source: Scientific American

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
Data from the damaged spacecraft reveal new worlds -- Read more on ScientificAmerican ...
Full article at: Scientific American 20 hours ago, 1:00pm CDT
 

Astronomers Find A Planet That Wobbles Like A Top

Astronomers Find A Planet That Wobbles Like A Top
Newly discovered planet Kepler-413b is about 2,300 light years from Earth. It circles its two suns – an orange and red...
Read more Feb 6 2014, 5:42pm CST
 

How many moons does Venus have?

Source: PhysOrg.com

2014 Juno Awards - Arrivals
There are dozens upon dozens of moons in the Solar System, ranging from airless worlds like Earth's Moon to those with an atmosphere (most notably, Saturn's Titan). Jupiter and Saturn have many moons each, and even Mars has a couple of small asteroid-like ones. But what about Venus, the planet that for a while, astronom ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com 23 hours ago, 10:20am CDT
 

Our opinion: Mankind looks to the heavens and finds a wonder

Source: Times Record News

Jim Green, director, Planetary Science D
A team of astronomers announced last week that they had discovered an Earth-size planet in the so-called “Goldilocks zone” — not too cold, not too hot and thus potentially a home to life. ...
Full article at: Times Record News 1 day ago, 3:00am CDT
 

Scientists Unlock Riddle Behind Kepler-34b Planet Orbiting Two Stars

Scientists Unlock Riddle Behind Kepler-34b Planet Orbiting Two Stars
Over the past few years, astronomers have discovered several planets that are circumbinary. That is, they are...
Read more Feb 1 2014, 8:28am CST
 

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Sara Kapfer ends 20 Year Marriage to Cuba Gooding Jr.
Sara Kapfer: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Wife Sara Files for Separation
Cuba Gooding Jr. is seeing the end to his 20 year marriage with Sara Kapfer. They have three sons who Sara will take custody of.
 
Brian Williams is Hilarious on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Brian Williams is Hilarious on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
What is even funnier than the Tonight's show fake rap videos of Brian Williams is watching him as guest on the show. Brian Williams was guest on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this week. Watch the full appearance bowl. It is hilarious. Also watch the latest Brian Williams rap. It is viral with over 6m views.
 
Mariah Carey Booked Entire Plane Cabin
Mariah Carey Booked Entire Plane Cabin
Mariah Carey is known for her luxurious lifestyle. Carey recently booked an entire first class air plane cabin for travelling from New York to France at cost of £70,000.
 

Astronomy: Earth twin spotted in habitable zone

Source: Nature

Former Soviet Space Capsule To Be Auctioned
Astronomers have discovered a planet that is a similar size to Earth orbiting a cool, dim star at just the right distance for liquid water to exist. It is the most Earth-like planet found so far that could potential ...
Full article at: Nature 1 day ago, 12:00am CDT
 

Now is the time to act

Source: The Daily Review

NASA announced last week that its Keppler mission had confirmed the existence of a rocky planet, about 10 percent larger than Earth, in a "Goldilocks-zone" orbit around a star just 500 light years (about 300 trillion miles ...
Full article at: The Daily Review 1 day ago, 11:00pm CDT
 

Nearest Dying White Dwarfs Likely Still Harbor Planets

Nearest Dying White Dwarfs Likely Still Harbor Planets
More than two dozen nearby stellar White Dwarfs — the burnt- out remnant cores of solar type stars in their final death...
Read more Jan 29 2014, 5:48pm CST
 


 

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