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RIP to Jack Rabbit – China’s First Lunar Rover

RIP to Jack Rabbit – China’s First Lunar Rover

| February 16, 2014

RIP to Jack Rabbit – China’s First Lunar Rover | China’s troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has died on the surface of the moon, state media reported Wednesday, in a major setback for the country’s ambitious space programme just weeks after its much-celebrated soft landing. The country’s first moon rover “could not be restored to […]

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Mars Rover Opportunity Found a Mystery Rock

Mars Rover Opportunity Found a Mystery Rock

| January 19, 2014

Mars Rover Opportunity Found a Mystery Rock | A mysterious rock that suddenly appeared in front of the stationary Opportunity Mars rover has scientists on Earth scratching their heads. The rover, which has been on Mars since Jan. 24, 2004, hasn’t moved in more than a month because scientists are waiting for better weather conditions. […]

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Mystery Object Spotted on Google Moon

Mystery Object Spotted on Google Moon

| January 18, 2014

Mystery Object Spotted on Google Moon | Is it part of an alien spaceship nestled under the dust of the moon, or a secret moon-base occupied by humans? Speculation has exploded over these controversial images which appear to show something unexplained on the surface of the moon. The triangular anomaly, spotted on Google’s map of […]

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KOI-351- A Promising Orbit Star for Life

KOI-351- A Promising Orbit Star for Life

| October 15, 2013

KOI-351- A Promising Orbit Star for Life | A team of European astrophysicists discovered the most extensive planetary system to date, orbiting star KOI-351. The star system has seven planets, more than in other known planetary systems arranged in a similar fashion to the eight planets in the Solar System, with small rocky planets close […]

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Stephen Hawking – Black Hole Do Not Exist

Stephen Hawking – Black Hole Do Not Exist

| August 15, 2013

Stephen Hawking – Black Hole Do Not Exist | Is Stephen Hawking messing with our heads? The famed astrophysicist has shaken up the world of popular science with his newest study about the basic nature of black holes, but is his theory truly as radical as it sounds in its attempts to solve a paradox […]

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Meteorites From Big Fireball in California Worth A Gold Price

Meteorites From Big Fireball in California Worth A Gold Price

| May 13, 2012

Meteorites From Big Fireball in California Worth A Gold Price | NASA Scientists are on an epic treasure hunt for meteorite fragments from a spectacular fireball that lit up the daytime sky over California last month. The space rocks came from a minivan-size asteroid that plunged through Earth’s atmosphere and exploded into a dazzling daytime […]

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Giant Asteroid Vesta Got Hit Twice

Giant Asteroid Vesta Got Hit Twice

| May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Giant Asteroid Vesta Got Hit Twice | The giant asteroid Vesta got clobbered not once but twice, and it has the scars to prove it. Ever since the Hubble Space Telescope spied a huge depression in the asteroid’s south pole, scientists surmised it was carved by a collision with a celestial object, most likely a […]

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Exploring More Planets than Stars in Galaxy

Exploring More Planets than Stars in Galaxy

| January 12, 2012 | 10 Comments

Astronomers Exploring More Planets than Stars in Galaxy | The more astronomers look for other worlds, the more they find that it is a crowded and crazy cosmos. They think planets easily outnumber stars in our galaxy and they are even finding them in the strangest of places. And they have only begun to count. […]

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China Great Exploration into The Space

China Great Exploration into The Space

| November 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

A Chinese Long March 2F carrier rocket hurled Shenzhou-8 into orbit a week ago. Two days later, the unmanned spacecraft linked up with the Tiangong-1 module, accomplishing China’s first space docking. Less than two months before, however, an orbiter launched by a similar Long March rocket had failed to reach its designated orbit due to […]

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Asteroid (2005 YU 55) Headed Close To Earth

Asteroid (2005 YU 55) Headed Close To Earth

| November 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

A huge asteroid will pass closer to Earth than the moon Tuesday, giving scientists a rare chance for study without having to go through the time and expense of launching a probe, officials said. Earth’s close encounter with Asteroid 2005 YU 55 will occur at 6:28 p.m. EST (2328 GMT) Tuesday, as the space rock […]

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