New Research Only Deepens Mystery of Dark Matter

New Research Only Deepens Mystery of Dark Matter

Dark matter is invisible, betraying its presence only through its gravitational pull. Without dark matter holding them together, our galaxy’s speedy stars would fly off in all directions. The nature…

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‘YETI’ The Abominable Snowman is Alive and Well and Living In Siberia

‘YETI’ The Abominable Snowman is Alive and Well and Living In Siberia

Russian officials in  the Kemerovo region of southwestern Siberia say they have found ‘indisputable evidence’ that yetis exist and are currently living in Siberia.  Their claim follows an international conference…

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ALMA, Worlds Most Powerful Radio Telescope Open for Business

ALMA, Worlds Most Powerful Radio Telescope Open for Business

ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, the worlds most complex ground-based astronomy observatory, was officially opened for astronomers on Monday after ten years of planning and construction. ALMA is being…

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Record Breaking Ozone Hole Discovered Above the Arctic

Record Breaking Ozone Hole Discovered Above the Arctic

A team of scientific researchers discovered an “unprecedented depletion” of ozone above the Arctic earlier this year.In their report, published Sunday in the journal Nature, the scientists say the destruction…

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China Launches Space Station Test  Module

China Launches Space Station Test Module

China launched an experimental module to lay the groundwork for a future space station on Thursday.  The box car-sized Tiangong-1 module was shot into space from the Jiuquan launch centre…

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Particles That Travel Faster Than the Speed of Light?

Particles That Travel Faster Than the Speed of Light?

European Physicists claim to have detected neutrinos (small sub-atomic particles), travelling at faster than the speed of light.  Researchers on the OPERA, (Oscillation Project with Emulsion-Tracking Apparatus), experiment blasted a…

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NASA: Narrows Down UAR Satellite Earth Impact Time

NASA: Narrows Down UAR Satellite Earth Impact Time

The U.S. Space Agency is reporting  that the 6.5-ton, city-bus sized, Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS is expected to plunge into the lower atmosphere, “sometime during the afternoon of…

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Scientists Discover a ‘Star Wars’ Like Planet

Scientists Discover a ‘Star Wars’ Like Planet

A team astronomers from NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission have announced the discovery of a planet that orbits two suns, a scenario that breaks so many galactic rules that it…

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Scientists To Pump Water into the Sky to Combat Climate Change

Scientists To Pump Water into the Sky to Combat Climate Change

This October a team of British scientists and engineers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford plan to field test an artificial volcano as a solution to global warming.…

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NASA Unveils New Space Launch System Design for Mars Missions

NASA Unveils New Space Launch System Design for Mars Missions

NASA has announced development of a new  Space Launch System, or SLS.  It will be designed to carry the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, as well as important cargo, equipment and…

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Sixteen Super-Earths Among Fifty Newly Discovered Exoplanets

Sixteen Super-Earths Among Fifty Newly Discovered Exoplanets

The HARPS, ( High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher),spectrograph on the 3.6-metre telescope at ESO’s (European Organisation for Astronomical Research), La Silla Observatory in Chile is the world’s most successful…

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International Space Station May be Abandoned after Soyuz Rocket Crash

International Space Station May be Abandoned after Soyuz Rocket Crash

An unmanned Soyuz rocket was destroyed last week during launch. The vehicle was carrying 3 tonnes of supplies destined for the International Space Station. The Soyuz rockets which carry astronauts…

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Scientists Discover Oldest Fossils on Earth

Scientists Discover Oldest Fossils on Earth

Researchers from the University of Western Australia and Oxford University have found the Earth’s oldest fossils. The microscopic fossils show convincing evidence for cells and bacteria living in an oxygen-free…

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Dolphins Impressive Self-Healing Abilities, Could Benefit  Humans

Dolphins Impressive Self-Healing Abilities, Could Benefit Humans

A Georgetown University Medical Center, ( GUMC), researcher who previously discovered antimicrobial compounds in the skin of frogs and in the dogfish shark has now turned his attention to the…

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Moon May Be Younger Than We Thought, New Study Says

Moon May Be Younger Than We Thought, New Study Says

New research by a team of scientists from the U.S., Denmark and France suggest that the moon may be 200 million years younger than was previously thought. Using a new…

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Hacker Group Anonymous Vows to kill Facebook

Hacker Group Anonymous Vows to kill Facebook

The hacker group ‘Anonymous’ has threatened to bring down the California-based social networking site on November 5, 2011, because of its privacy policy. A video, dubbed ‘Operation Facebook,’ was posted…

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