Heavy comet traffic around young star

Environment of ? Pictoris echoes Solar System's turbulent early years.

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Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

(Phys.org) —While studying the atmosphere on Saturn's moon Titan, scientists discovered intriguing zones of organic molecules unexpectedly shifted away from its north and south poles. These ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international study has shown.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sleepy sun could make Mars trips deadly

An unexpected lull in the sun's activity will let more cosmic radiation into the solar system, endangering astronauts on long interplanetary missions

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Newscientist

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New policymaking tool for shift to renewable energy

Multiple pathways exist to a low greenhouse gas future, all involving increased efficiency and a dramatic shift in energy supply away from fossil fuels. A new tool 'SWITCH' enables policymakers ...

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New study shows that shifting precipitation patterns affect tea flavor, health compounds

A team of researchers including Montana State University professor Selena Ahmed has found that shifting patterns of precipitation affect key chemicals responsible for the flavor and health properties ...

16 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Tropical Depression 9 forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Nine formed over the western Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to make a quick landfall on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. NOAA's GOES-East Satellite captured the ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Twisted rope' clue to dangerous solar storms

A "twisted rope" of magnetically-charged energy precedes solar storms that have the potential to damage satellites and electricity grids, French scientists said on Wednesday.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA's new Soundcloud album: Listen to the exploration of space

NASA has created an album of sounds on Soundcloud, including rocket launches, recordings from space shuttle missions and even a song about water on the moon.

6 hours ago from CNET

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