Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Skywatchers, there is your night – Full moon, eclipse and comet – all in one night

Got big plans for Friday night? That’s OK, we don’t either. Guess we’ll all have to make do by watching the celestial show that will take place that night. ______ First, there will be a full moon. That’s always fun, but this one will be a little more...

Aliens – would they be friendly or destroyers of worlds – and why some scientists fear contact with them

The more we learn about the cosmos, the more it seems possible that we are not alone. The entire galaxy is teeming with worlds, and we're getting better at listening — so the question, "Is there anybody out there?" is one we may be able...

Finally astronomers have confirmed the existence of a white dwarf pulsar, after 50 years of searching

English and South African astronomers working together have confirmed the existence of a white dwarf pulsar, the first star of its kind to be identified. Astrophysicists have been combing the visible universe for stars of this type for 50 years. ______ Professors Tom Marsh and Boris Gänsicke...

Mysterious Space Capsule marked with US found along Arizona highway

A large object appearing to be a space capsule marked with “United States” caused a commotion along an Arizona interstate on Monday. ______ The metal drum with an attached parachute appeared so realistic that even a former NASA engineer reported it. Others called 9-1-1 to report...

Asteroid to buzz by Earth six times closer than the distance to the moon this year

On its way to its eventual destination, Rosetta did some sightseeing along the way. This is a close-up of an asteroid named Lutetia in the main asteroid belt from a 2011 fly-by. ______ The problem with asteroids passing near Earth is they're often difficult to spot. Fortunately,...

The Venus aliens conspiracy theory proposes the presence of alien life forms in its clouds

The Venus aliens conspiracy theory proposes the presence of alien life forms in its clouds
Venus has always been ignored in alien research because of its extremely hot surface temperatures, which is nearly 462 degree Celsius and the lack of water. However, in the light of new evidence, conspiracy theorists as well as scientists consider the possibility of existence of...

The South Pole Telescope – Extreme astronomy unlocks cosmic secrets

The South Pole Telescope - Extreme astronomy unlocks cosmic secrets
Extreme astronomy unlocks cosmic secrets from the South Pole - The South Pole Telescope is perfectly located to gaze deep into the universe, but it takes a hardy group of astronomers to live there over the winter. ______ Imagine doing astronomy where grease won't stay greasy, where...

Astronomers are investigating Wolf 1061c that could have the right conditions to support life

Astronomers are investigating a planet just outside of Earth’s solar system that could have the right conditions to support life. ______ Known as Wolf 1061c, the planet sits right within the habitable zone, and is close enough for scientists to conduct ongoing studies. But, it is positioned...

THE QUESTION IS: Why military is studying UFOs and Aliens, instead of scientists ?!

CIA declassified files reveal the never known facts about aliens. The American interest in UFOs and aliens was ignited after Kenneth Arnold, a businessman, spotted a group of nine flying saucers in 1947, near the Mount Rainier, Washington. ______ This not only increased curiosity among the common...

Scientists to spend 8 months living inside a man-made dome simulating Mars

Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars. ______ The four...

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