Astronomy and Space
Thursday 23 March, 2017

Venus could have once hosted life: NASA

Today’s Venus is a hellish world with temperatures reaching 462 degrees Celsius at its surface and almost not water vapour, but for up to two billion years of its early history  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Curiosity rover clicks serene sunset on Mars

In what could be a perfect desktop or smartphone screensaver for millions on the Earth, NASA’s Curiosity rover has recorded a stunning view of the sunset from its location in Gale Crater on the Red Planet More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, April 12th, 2015
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NASA says, it will discover extraterrestrial life by 2045

NASA scientists are now convinced that extraterrestrial life is a fact  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...

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...

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.
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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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NASA spacecraft sends historic Pluto images

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent its first stunning images of Pluto as the probe closes in on the dwarf planet  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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NASA Launches Groundbreaking Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite

NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet.  More...