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  • NASA study says setting off bombs over Mars isn't the best idea

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    NASA study says setting off bombs over Mars isn't the best idea
    Remember when Elon Musk said he wanted to nuke Mars?  As he later clarified, the idea was to create two "pulsing suns" over the poles with fusion bombs, which would release trapped carbon dioxide to thicken the atmosphere and warm the planet. Next, p
  • Scientists finally witness the birth of a planet—and we have pictures

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    Scientists finally witness the birth of a planet—and we have pictures
    For the first time, astronomers captured a clear image of a young planet forming around its star.  It was captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.  SEE ALSO: Black hole e
  • There's a race to discover dark matter, and it's deep underground

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    There's a race to discover dark matter, and it's deep underground
    In the heart of an Italian mountain, scientists are building a machine. Deep in a former gold mine, tucked in the Black Hills of South Dakota, another team is doing the same.They're looking for a signal: a spark of light and free electrons. Evidence of da
  • Three baby planets hanging around a star discovered by astronomers

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    Three baby planets hanging around a star discovered by astronomers
    Finding young planets in our galaxy is still very much at the forefront of science. But with the help of the world's most expensive ground-based telescope, two teams of astronomers are convinced they've found not one, but three baby planets. SEE ALSO: Wha
  • How will the sun die? A new study has some ideas

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    How will the sun die? A new study has some ideas
    One day our sun will die.  About 10 billion years from now, our nearest star will run out of its stellar fuel, effectively marking the end of its life in space.  Ok, but then what happens?  SEE ALSO: Astronomers are out looking for the sun'
  • Particle physics gets the machine learning treatment as collider data multiplies

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    Particle physics gets the machine learning treatment as collider data multiplies
    The volume of data particle physicists have to sort through at the Large Hadron Collider is staggering, and it’s about to increase by an order of magnitude. To cope with this torrent of data, CERN is turning to machine learning, offering prizes for
  • Scientists confirm Uranus smells like farts

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    Scientists confirm Uranus smells like farts
    It's official: Uranus smells like farts.  This is a real conclusion that real scientists came to. The planet, often the butt of jokes, has an atmosphere that smells like rotting eggs because its clouds are composed of hydrogen sulfide.  SEE ALSO
  • Scientists uncover a signal sent out by the first stars in the universe

    Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:57:21 GMT

    Scientists uncover a signal sent out by the first stars in the universe
    For millions of years after the Big Bang, the universe was a cold place filled with hydrogen and helium created at the dawn of the universe.  And then, suddenly, there was light. For the first time, a team of astronomers think they've detected a sign
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  • Astronomy - Official Site

    Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:44:00 GMT

    Astronomy.com is for anyone who wants to learn more about astronomy events, cosmology, planets, galaxies, asteroids, astrophotography, the Big Bang, black holes ...
  • Astronomy - Wikipedia

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:37:00 GMT

    Astronomy (from Greek: ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry, in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and phenomena and their evolution.Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, galaxies, and comets; the phenomena include supernova explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic ...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:20:00 GMT

    A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
  • Introduction to Astronomy: Crash Course Astronomy #1 - YouTube

    Thu, 26 Jul 2018 06:07:00 GMT

    Welcome to the first episode of Crash Course Astronomy. Your host for this intergalactic adventure is the Bad Astronomer himself, Phil Plait. We begin with a...
  • astronomy | Definition & Facts | Britannica.com

    Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:52:00 GMT

    Astronomy, science that encompasses the study of all extraterrestrial objects and phenomena. Until the invention of the telescope and the discovery of the laws of motion and gravity in the 17th century, astronomy was primarily concerned with noting and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets, originally for calendrical and astrological purposes and later for navigational uses ...
  • Astronomy | NASA

    Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:40:00 GMT

    NASA uses telescopes to study astronomy.
  • Sky & Telescope - Official Site

    Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:26:00 GMT

    Sky & Tel covers the latest night-sky events, astronomy news, astrophotography and observing tips. Also browse our video & podcast guides to tonight's sky.
  • Astronomy News - Space Science - Articles and Images

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:53:00 GMT

    Read the latest news and articles about astronomy and space science. Plus, amazing photos of the night sky and dramatic imagery of cosmic phenomena.
  • Astronomy - ScienceDaily: Your source for the latest ...

    Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:04:00 GMT

    Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere (such as the cosmic background radiation).
  • What is Astronomy? Definition & History

    Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:19:00 GMT

    Astronomy is the study of the sun, moon, stars, planets and other objects and phenomena in space. It has a long, rich history.

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