Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA

Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.

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Dark matter is darker than once thought

This panel of images represents a study of 72 colliding galaxy clusters conducted by a team of astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope. The research sets ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from

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Antarctic Ice Shelves are Thinning Rapidly — and the Losses are Accelerating in West Antarctica

Yesterday, I posted a story about the Halley Research Station on Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf. I titled it a "Winter Postcard from Antarctica," and it included photos and comments about life ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Discover Magazine

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Nasa sends a twin into space for year-long experiment

Nasa has blasted one half of a pair of twins into space for a year, to understand how the human body changes while in orbit for a prolonger period of time.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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Scars on Mars from 2012 rover landing fade—usually

A series of observations from Mars orbit show how dark blast zones that were created during the August 2012 landing of NASA's Curiosity rover have faded inconsistently.

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In Praise of NASA's Ambitious Asteroid Grab

If you pay attention to stories about space exploration, you may have seen some skeptical stories about NASA's proposed Asteroid Redirect Mission. (And even if you don't follow such things, ...

21 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly, with lights going out to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.

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Russia and the US will build a new space station together

US-Russia relations may be at its lowest point in decades, but their space agencies are working together like never before.

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Keeping warming to 2 °C is not enough to save species

The temperature limit we've chosen to protect our planet from harmful warming is 0.5 °C too high, say a growing number of climate scientists

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Newscientist

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Climate change does not cause extreme winters, new study shows

Cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winters are not a consequence of climate change. Scientists at ETH Zurich and the California Institute of Technology have ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from

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