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Mars Thinks It's on “The Biggest Loser,” Is Shedding Hydrogen like Crazy

The Red Planet is also shaking off oxygen and carbon, evidence provided by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft indicates
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
 

Jupiter-like Planets Can Be Pushed Closer to Their Star by Companions

Researchers believe to have figured out why it is that some large gassy planets sit oddly close to their parent star
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

Black Hole Eats the Equivalent of 100 Billion Billion Hot Dogs Every Minute

The black hole, dubbed P13, consumes gas from a star close to it at a rate 10 times greater than thought possible
by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
How Dust and Solar Wind Got Together to Birth Water on the Moon

How Dust and Solar Wind Got Together to Birth Water on the Moon

by Laura Sinpetru, October 8th, 2014
Study says most of the water in the soil covering the surface of the Moon didn't get there via comets or meteorites
 

Astronauts of the Future Might Sleep Their Way to Mars

The idea is to put astronauts in a deep sleep state not very different to suspended animation, specialists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, October 7th, 2014
 

Filament of Solar Material Is 1 Million Miles (1.6 Million Kilometers) Long

NASA scientists say the snaking filament lies in front of the Sun, might last for several days, maybe weeks
by Laura Sinpetru, October 4th, 2014
 

Massive Poisonous Cloud Found Hovering over Titan's South Pole

Astronomers say the cloud contains frozen particles of a highly toxic compound dubbed hydrogen cyanide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 2nd, 2014
 

Mars' Grand Canyon Was Once Home to Massive Glaciers, Evidence Indicates

Scientists believe to have found first ever mineralogical evidence of long-lost glaciers in Mars' Grand Canyon
by Laura Sinpetru, September 30th, 2014
 

Molecule 27,000 Light-Years Away Sheds New Light on the Emergence of Life

The molecule was found by researchers using the ALMA Observatory to study a star-forming region dubbed Sagittarius B2
by Laura Sinpetru, September 29th, 2014
Image of Spiral Galaxy 13 Million Light-Years Away Is Simply Epic

Image of Spiral Galaxy 13 Million Light-Years Away Is Simply Epic

by Laura Sinpetru, September 29th, 2014
The image was obtained with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, shows spiral galaxy NGC 7793 in all its glory
 

Earth's Water Is Way Older than the Sun, Originates in Interstellar Space

Carnegie Institution researchers claim much of the water in our Solar System likely comes from interstellar space
by Laura Sinpetru, September 26th, 2014
 

Grey Goose Vodka Will Make Space Flights of the Future More Enjoyable

British commercial spaceflight company Virgin Galactic now counts Grey Goose among its corporate sponsors
by Laura Sinpetru, September 25th, 2014
 

Meet Univofutah, the Asteroid Named After the US' University of Utah

This space rock measures about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) in width, astronomers say it orbits between Mars and Jupiter
by Laura Sinpetru, September 24th, 2014
 

India's Mangalyaan Spacecraft Reaches Mars, Starts Orbiting It

The spacecraft left Earth on November 4, 2013, reached Mars just 2 days after NASA's MAVEN probe got there
by Laura Sinpetru, September 24th, 2014
 
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