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Thursday 05 March, 2015

Astronomers study galactic ‘hailstorm’ in early universe

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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 Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Three super Earths found orbiting nearby star

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, despite being hobbled by the loss of critical guidance systems, has discovered a star with three planets only slightly larger than Earth.  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.
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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...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is all set to drill into a crystal-rich rock on the Red planet to find out salt mineral left behind when lake water evaporated  More...

Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence

Chemical analysis of some of the world’s oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth’s atmosphere.  More...

International Space Station
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Russia, US in constant contact after false alarm at space station

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos and US space agency NASA are maintaining constant contact  More...

Asteroid "2004 BL86"
By BioNews On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Asteroid to fly by Earth safely Jan 26

An asteroid will safely pass about three times the distance of the Earth to the Moon Jan 26  More...