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  • Tau Ceti system unlikely to contain Earth 2.0
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck If you’re looking to find a potentially habitable Earth-sized planet outside of our solar system, you should probably look somewhere other than the Tau Ceti system, according to a new study by researche...
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  • Using sound to detect earthquakes on Venus
    Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to the science of seismology, looking for earthquakes on Venus is at the extreme end of the spectrum.
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  • Astronomers discover 11 'homeless' galaxies
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Having already discovered nearly two-dozen runaway stars and even one star cluster that had been ejected from its galaxy, researchers have now reportedly located 11 homeless galaxies that were flung from ...
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  • Engineers develop furniture for moon, Mars
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck As NASA considers establishing colonies on the moon, Mars and perhaps even in the skies high above Venus, they’ll obviously need a good place to sit down, enjoy a bite to eat, or to kick back and relax ...
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  • redOrbit MIT exclusive: Why CubeSats are cool
    John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum CubeSats may not yet be widely known, but they are a game-changer in satellite technology.
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  • Happy 25th birthday Hubble Space Telescope!
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Today marks the 25th anniversary of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s launch, and the instrument’s science team is marking its silver anniversary by releasing a brand new image of the star cluster...
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  • What is dark energy?
    Susanna Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online “Dark energy” used to only be a buzzword used by psychics.
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  • NASA 3D prints first-ever full scale copper rocket engine part
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck NASA engineers experimenting with additive manufacturing have took their efforts to the next level earlier this week by 3D-printing the first-ever, full-scale copper rocket engine part. According to the ...
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  • New NASA coalition dedicated to search for alien life
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Experts hunting for extraterrestrial life on extrasolar planets and elsewhere in the solar system are joining forces in what NASA is calling “an unprecedented initiative dedicated to the search for life...
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  • WTF is dark matter?!
    Susanna Pilny for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online About 1/4 of the universe is composed of dark matter, so it’s kind of a big deal. Or, to put it another way, up until about 30 years ago, most scientists believed that the universe was compose...
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  • Is NASA looking to create permanent settlements on Venus?
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck While the overwhelming majority of NASA’s recent R&D efforts are focused on getting humans to Mars, they aren’t ignoring other planets, as evidenced by an ongoing project that would send a piloted...
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  • Probing the inner regions of a young star and its planet
    Provided by Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona Astronomers have probed deeper than before into a planetary system 130 light-years from Earth.
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  • Black hole hunters tackle cosmic conundrum
    Provided by John Cramer, Dartmouth College Dartmouth astrophysicists and their colleagues have not only proven that a supermassive black hole exists in a place where it isn't supposed to be, but in doing so have opened a new door to what things were...
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  • NASA: Nobody's getting to Mars without our help
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck During a session with the US House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Thursday, NASA administrator Charles Bolden said that he expected the agency will not only be the first to land a person on...
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  • Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week
    Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Later this week, stargazers will be able to view the annual Lyrid meteor shower at its peak, as experts are predicting that the oldest-known meteor shower in the universe will offer viewers 10 to 20 meteo...
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