Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning
Big Bang Theory: Universe Timeline
February 26th, 2015
A new way to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity could imply that the age of the universe is infinite, and that there was no true Big Bang that started it all.
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Lichen, Pizza and Mars Crew 149 (Gallery)
Utah desert - mdrs research
February 19th, 2015
The 149th crew to "explore" the Red Planet care of the Mars Desert Research Station has made some interesting discoveries — not all what you would expect.
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Say Cheese! Hubble Telescope Sees Cosmic Smiley Face in Space
Smiling Face of Galaxy Cluster SDSS J1038+4849
February 11th, 2015
The universe is smiling today — at least, that's what it looks like in a new space photo that appears to feature a smiling face emerging from the light of the universe.
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Confirmed: Space Rock Created Swedish Lake
Hummeln crater
February 25th, 2015
After two centuries of arguing about its origin, geologists have finally confirmed that Hummeln Lake in southern Sweden is an impact crater.
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Mars on Earth? What Life Is Like on the 'Red Planet’
One small step for Mars in Utah - mdrs research
February 19th, 2015
In a Mars environment, it appears even brewing may be possible.
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Neil Armstrong's Purse: 1st Moonwalker Had Hidden Apollo 11 Artifacts
Found only after this death in 2012, Neil Armstrong had hidden in his closet the Apollo 11 "McDivitt purse" (at left) and its contents of flown-to-the-moon lunar module parts.
February 9th, 2015
Neil Armstrong had a secret stash of moon landing mementos. The first man to walk on the moon kept a bag full of small parts from the lunar module that he and his Apollo 11 crewmate Buzz Aldrin famously piloted to a landing at Tranquility Base in 1969.
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Haunting Space Bubbles Shine in Amazing Hubble Telescope Photo
Celestial Objects in Taurus
February 3rd, 2015
Orange bubbles, blue patches, and red wisps of light dance in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope photo toward the constellation of Taurus.
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Should Humanity Try to Contact Alien Civilizations?
Some researchers want to use big radio dishes like the 305-meter Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico to announce our presence to intelligent aliens.
February 24th, 2015
For more than 50 years, scientists have been scanning the heavens for signals that may have been generated by intelligent alien life. Some researchers are advocating that we beam out signals of our own designed to catch aliens' eyes as well.
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Bright and Stormy Night: Clouds Make Cities Lighter
skyglow
February 19th, 2015
Clouds are interrupting the natural night cycles of the moon and stars. Because of light pollution, when clouds roll in at night, cities brighten instead of growing darker, researchers find.
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America's Amazing, Drivable Crater: Alamo Impact Yields Secrets
Alamo impact crater
February 9th, 2015
Evidence provided by pulverized rocks offers the most comprehensive view yet of Alamo crater, the most accessible impact crater in North America.
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