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Nasa publishes Hubble image showing 'ghost light' from dead galaxies

People die, plants die and yes, even galaxies die. Though when they go, it's not surrounded by grieving interstellar clusters, but in the sort of gory, blood-spatters-up-the-wall murder scene ...

3 hours ago from The Independent

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New study finds oceans arrived early to Earth

Earth is known as the Blue Planet because of its oceans, which cover more than 70 percent of the planet's surface and are home to the world's greatest diversity of life. While water is essential ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Universe may face a darker future

New research offers a novel insight into the nature of dark matter and dark energy and what the future of our Universe might be.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Planet-forming lifeline discovered in a binary star system

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have detected a streamer of dust and gas flowing from a massive outer disk toward the inner reaches of a binary star ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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A low-density planet that won't stick to a schedule

(Phys.org) —For their latest discovery, Yale astronomers and the Planet Hunter program have found a low-mass, low-density planet with a punctuality problem.

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Lunar shadow gives Jupiter a 'spooky' eye

Astronomers are used to peering into the cosmos to scrutinize distant stars and planets,  but it's not often that the cosmos stares back.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from The Independent

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T-Mobile May Release Galaxy Note Edge On November 14th

Last month Samsung unveiled another device alongside the Galaxy Note 4. It was the Galaxy Note Edge which was described by the company as a “limited edition concept device.” ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Ubergizmo

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Is It Possible To Build A Spacesuit Or Spaceship To Travel Through The Sun With Future Tech? - Just For Fun.

Have you ever wondered if any spaceship could ever travel through the sun with future technology? What if it is as big as Mercury or larger? Nothing material will work that we know of.  The ...

1 hours ago from Science 2.0

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When did galaxies settle down?

Astronomers have long sought to understand exactly how the universe evolved from its earliest history to the cosmos we see around us in the present day. In particular, the way that galaxies ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Asteroid Apophis could experience landslides when it passes near Earth

(Phys.org) —A team of space scientists with members from the U.S., China and France has found via computer modeling that an asteroid due to pass close to Earth in 2029 is likely to experience ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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