Archive of 2017 January

21Jan2017

New Way To Hear ET’s Signals

ASfter all this time the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has a powerful new tool at its disposal, Australian scientists report. (more…)

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21Jan2017

Why Join Astronomy Clubs?

  Most people believe that it costs a great deal of money to get involved with astronomy. That is true to some extent, but not all. (more…)

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21Jan2017

Rabbi Claims Jesus Christ’s 2022 Return Predicted By Astronomy

A rabbi in Israel, in what is seen as a bold move, is predicting that Jesus Christ might return in 2022 when astronomers foresee two large stars colliding and creating a light visible from Earth. (more…)

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21Jan2017

Telescope Offer – Stargazing On A Budget

Saxon 1149EQ - 114mm Reflector Telescope A good introductory telescope for Beginner Level astronomy & those on a budget - Good performance on the moon, planets, stars, & star clusters. (more…)

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18Jan2017

Astronomers Predict Explosion That Will Change The Night Sky

Calvin College professor Larry Molnar and his students along with colleagues from Apache Point Observatory and the University of Wyoming are predicting a change to the night sky that will be visible to the naked eye. (more…)

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18Jan2017

A Galactic Murder Mystery Most Foul!

It’s the big astrophysical whodunnit. Like the plot of a popular mystery novel or new release movie, across the Universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them? (more…)

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18Jan2017

Presumed Young Star Turns Out To Be A Galactic Senior Ctizen

It was considered a teenager among the stars. But now one thing has become clear: this celestial object was formed when our galaxy was born. Why did researchers get it wrong for many decades? (more…)

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17Jan2017

Eugene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dead At 82

Gene Cernan, an early NASA astronaut who was the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday, NASA announced in a tweet. He was 82. Details of Cernan's death were not immediately known. (more…)

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15Jan2017

Cosmic Source Found For Mysterious ‘Fast Radio Burst’

Cornell University researchers and a global team of astronomers have uncovered the cosmological source of a sporadically repeating milliseconds-long "fast radio burst." (more…)

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15Jan2017

SpaceX Returns To Flight With 10-Satellite Launch, Rocket Landing

SpaceX launched 10 satellites to orbit today (Jan. 14) in a rousing return-to-flight mission that also included a rocket landing on a ship at sea. Like me, did you sit up and watch it live? (more…)

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15Jan2017

Five Must-See Astronomy Events In 2017

Stargazers around the globe will be treated to a variety of astronomical events in 2017, ranging from a spectacular supermoon to the king of all meteor showers.  here';s a 'must see' list to retain. (more…)

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15Jan2017

9 NASA Technologies That Are Part Of Your Everyday Life

Since NASA started nearly 60 years ago, they have been at the forefront of innovation and technologies which better our daily lives.You're using most, if not all of 'em daily. here's a sample. (more…)

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15Jan2017

Moon Mining Firm Raises Enough Money For Maiden Flight

A Silicon Valley-based company hoping to one day extract the Moon’s natural resources has raised enough money to fund its mission to the space rock. Moon Express has reportedly brought its total funding to $45 million. (more…)

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14Jan2017

Farthest Milky Way Stars Likely Ripped From Another Galaxy

The 11 farthest known stars in our galaxy are located about 300,000 light-years from Earth, well outside the Milky Way's spiral disC. New research shows that half of those stars might have been ripped from another galaxy: the Sagittarius dwarf. (more…)

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14Jan2017

Best Education Sites

We’ve gathered a panel of specialists from the fields of graphic design, web development, and college counselling to analyze the state of the academic web. (more…)

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14Jan2017

How To Move An Asteroid

University engineers in Glasgow are developing an innovative technique based on lasers that could radically change asteroid deflection technology. (more…)

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