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Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Three Earth-like planets up there: NASA

Kepler's Hall of Fame

In a major find, NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has discovered three new Earth-size habitable  More...

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Goldilocks Planet
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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8 new planets found in ‘Goldilocks zone’

The “Does human life exist beyond Earth” debate just scored another talking point with the discovery of eight new planets within the so-called “Goldilocks” — or habitable — zone More...

Mars Seed
By BioNews On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Portuguese team gets to send first living organisms to Mars

Portuguese team Seed has won the Mars One competition and the right to send the first living organisms to Mars  More...

levitation of polystryene 2
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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A new acoustic levitation device to transport dangerous parts without touching them

A team of researchers at the University of São Paulo in Brazil has developed a new levitation device  More...

Nasa Chandra X-Ray Flare
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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NASA observed the largest X-ray flare from the supermassive black hole

Astronomers have observed the largest X-ray flare ever detected from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky  More...

steer
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Innate behaviour determines how we steer our car

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now  More...

Image Credit: Mars One
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Scientists plan to grow lettuce on Mars

A British-led group is planning to grow lettuce on the Red Planet for future dwellers, media reports said.  More...

Beardmoreglacier
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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The Big Bang theory to be probed from Antarctica

A set of six telescopes collectively known as Spider – Sub-orbital Polarimeter for Inflation, Dust and the Epoch  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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NASA set to test inflatable technology

The US space agency is planning to test inflatable spacecraft  More...

The EAGLE simulation is one of the largest cosmological hydrodynamical simulations ever, using nearly 7 billion particles to model the physics. It took more than one and a half months of computer time on 4000 compute cores of the DiRAC-2 supercomputer in Durham. It was performed with a heavily modified version of the public GADGET-2 simulation code. (Image Credit:Durham University)
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Computer simulation of the universe to create realistic galaxies

An international team of astronomers, based at Durham University and Leiden University in the Netherlands  More...