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Search Time Travelers on the Web

Search Time Travelers on the Web

Time travelers like Doctor Who is highly likely not to be existed. Of course, they could be around us but have no time to use the Internet, because a new study found no evidence to prove their existence on the web. *Image source: comicvine.com. You can Google everything on the [...]

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The First Discovered Tiny Asteroid of 2014 Has Harmlessly Impacted Earth

The First Discovered Tiny Asteroid of 2014 Has Harmlessly Impacted Earth

A bright meteor lit up the sky over the Netherlands in 2009. If anyone saw it, the tiny asteroid impacted Earth yesterday should be as bright as it. *Image source: delmagyar.hu Astronomers discovered a tiny asteroid just before it impacted the Earth. This is not science fiction, it is what [...]

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NASA Funding Cut on Planetary Science May Early Terminate Programs like Mars Curiosity

NASA Funding Cut on Planetary Science May Early Terminate Programs like Mars Curiosity

On 3 December, NASA convened an informal meeting announcing a restructuring of its various research programs in planetary science division. The meeting caused a big stir – it not only threatening planetary scientists’ living, but might also lead to early termination of some important programs such as Mars Curiosity and [...]

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Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

Watch Diamonds Rain on Jupiter and Saturn

On Jupiter and Saturn, half-inch diamonds fall from the atmosphere—just like rain on the earth. No, this writer is not enjoying a particularly opulent LSD trip—it is actually a new research by a NASA scientists, suggesting that up to 1,000 tons of diamonds are created in Saturn’s atmosphere each year, [...]

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Bizarre Planetary Nebulae of Butterfly Shape

Bizarre Planetary Nebulae of Butterfly Shape

An image showing a typical example of a bipolar planetary nebula known as PN Hb 12–also known as Hubble 12—in the constellation of Cassiopeia.   Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope with ESO’s New Technology Telescope, astronomers have explored more than 100 planetary nebulae in the central bulge of the [...]

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