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Tuesday 31 March, 2015

NASA captures giant filament on Sun

Image Credit: NASA/SDO

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a giant dark line snaked across the lower half of the Sun – longer than 67 Earths lined up in a row  More...

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The lunar farside as never seen before! LROC WAC orthographic projection centered at 180° longitude, 0° latitude. 
Image Credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University.
By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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NASA reveals ‘dark’ side of the Moon

The US space agency has released a stunning video revealing the far side of the Moon that cannot be seen from the Earth  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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‘Super telescope’ to improve space weather forecasts

To be launched in 2019, the world’s biggest solar telescope based in Hawaii would significantly improve the forecasting of space weather hazards  More...

The map above shows the 2015 CubeSat Launch Initiative selections.
Image Credit: NASA / Google Maps
By BioNews On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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NASA selects tiny research satellites for future missions

NASA has selected more than dozen small research satellites that could fit in the palm of your hand to fly in space on future rocket launches.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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How ‘sixth sense’ in fishes allows them to detect flows of water revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how “sixth sense” in fishes allows them to detect flows of water.  More...

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
By BioNews On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Hubble captures rare triple-moon conjunction

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured the rare occurrence of three of Jupiter’s largest moons – Europa, Callisto and Io  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Indian scientists turn coconut oil into biofuel

Scientists who have been running the four-stroke diesel engine of a light pick-up truck on coconut oil for the past one year have approached the union government to commercialise the biofuel  More...

Gray cuttings from Curiosity's drilling into a target called "Mojave 2" are visible surrounding the sample-collection hole in this Jan. 31, 2015, image from the rover's MAHLI camera. This site in the "Pahrump Hills" outcrop provided the mission's second drilled sample of Mars' Mount Sharp.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
By BioNews On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Water on Mars more acidic than previously thought

A new Martian sample taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover hints at water that was more acidic than evidenced in its first drill at Mount Sharp  More...

The new image of the dwarf planet.
 (Photo credit : NASA)
By BioNews On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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NASA clicks closest ever snap of dwarf planet

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has acquired the latest and closest-yet snapshot of the mysterious world of dwarf planet Ceres  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Graphene displays clear prospects for flexible electronics

Semi-transparent, flexible electronics are no longer just science-fiction thanks to graphene’s unique properties  More...