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Earth Scientists Say to Jupiter’s Moon Io: Your Volcanoes Are in the Wrong Place

Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically active world in the whole Solar System, with hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains up to 250 miles high. But, concentrations of volcanic activity are significantly displaced from where they are expected … Continue reading

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Dead Star Bending Light of Companion Red Star

NASA’s Kepler space telescope has observed the effects of a dead star bending the light of its companion red star.The findings are among the first detections of this effect — a result predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity — … Continue reading

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Lichen Can Survive in Space: New Light on Origin of Life

You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation, but still life survives. ESA’s research on the International Space Station is giving credibility to theories that life came from outer space — as well as … Continue reading

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We are On Collision With Andromeda Galaxy

NASA astronomers can now predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, Sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy.The Milky Way is destined to change drastically … Continue reading

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