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Mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet reflections of sunlight

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The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are only reflections of the sun’s light on reflective material on the surface, possibly ice  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Neutrino experiment may help explain origin of universe

Scientists may be one step closer to solving some of the biggest mysteries of the universe as a neutrino experiment in southern China returned promising results  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NASA captures giant filament on Sun

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...

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 Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Ancient star with five Earth-size planets discovered

After analysing over four years of data from NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, a team of astronomers has discovered a star that is 11.2 billion years old and has at least five Earth-size planets.  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Astronomers study galactic ‘hailstorm’ in early universe

Astronomers have looked back nearly 13 billion years, when the universe was less than 10 percent its present age, to  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Lost Mars probe found by NASA orbiter

A Mars robot, Beagle2, which lost radio contact while trying to make a soft touchdown on the red planet in 2003  More...

Artist's impression of Kepler-22b, a large "Super-Earth" within its star's habitable zone.
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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Exoplanets more hospitable to life

Exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – are more likely to have water and be more habitable than previously thought, suggest astrophysicists from University of Toronto  More...

Artist’s concept of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft as it passes Pluto and Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, in July 2015.
Image Credit: NASA/JHU APL/SwRI/Steve Gribben
By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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NASA’s New Horizons probe begins flyby over Pluto

US space agency NASA said its New Horizons spacecraft Thursday officially began its six-month approach to Pluto  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Long space missions induce blood shift in astronauts

Long space mission induces a blood shift in astronauts from the bottom half of the body to the top that may lead to health problems  More...