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Science & Astronomy

Red Tape Hinders Study of Asteroid Impacts on Earth
Artist's View of Fireball Explosion
April 20th, 2014
At issue is the ability to combine space data with outputs from a global network of seismic, infrasound and hydroacoustic sensors that have been deployed worldwide to provide treaty verification for a nuclear test ban.
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5 Things to Know About Alien Planet Kepler-186f, 'Earth's Cousin'
This artist illustration shows the planet Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size alien planet discovered in the habitable zone of its star.
April 18th, 2014
A newly discovered planet that has been called 'Earth's cousin' has just been found 490 light-years from Earth.
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Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life
This artist illustration shows what it might be like to stand on the surface of the planet Kepler-186f, the first-ever Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of its star.
April 17th, 2014
Scientists have discovered Kepler-186f, the first Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star. The so-called 'Earth cousin' just might have liquid water and the right conditions to support life.
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Vitamins from Space! B3 Found in Meteorites
Karen Smith
April 18th, 2014
An essential nutrient for life on Earth also cooks up in space, a new study finds.
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NASA Spacecraft Spies Mars Rover Curiosity at 'Mount Remarkable' from Space (Photos)
Curiosity and Rover Tracks at 'the Kimberley,' April 2014
April 17th, 2014
A spacecraft circling the Red Planet has spotted NASA's Mars rover Curiosity hard at work on the Martian surface.
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5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space (Photo)
karymsky volcano in russia
April 17th, 2014
Five volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula are seen erupting from space on one satellite pass by Landsat 8.
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