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27
Nov 2012

Curious about Curiosity?

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After a flurry of rumors that Curiosity discovered something that mission scientist John Grotzinger said would be “for the history books“, the internet has settled down into an odd blend of anticipation and disappointment about what will be revealed on Dec. 3. Here’s a bit of speculation about what will be revealed… why it’s not the stuff of some of your wildest dreams, but why it is nonetheless very, very, cool. Not just the sort of “cool” that gets us....
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26
Nov 2012

The next Full Moon is the Frost Moon/Moon before Yule

POSTED BY: S. DOMAGAL-GOLDMAN
 
We’re approaching another full moon, which means another update on lunar and other celestial happenings from my local guru, Gordon Johnston. Read on for his tips on things to look for in the skies for the next four weeks. Thanks, Gordon!
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26
Nov 2012

@HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2012-11-19 to 2012-11-25

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Nice Illustration that Organics =/= Life. Astronomers Find Hydrocarbon in the Horsehead Nebula – http://t.co/q3CFHOsD 21:37:17 Ancient 'computer' yielding some secrets http://t.co/9Mlhkjjh 14:32:41 APOD: 2012 November 25 – Dark Sand Cascades on Mars http://t.co/LM2P8c1w 14:14:42 Rocky exoplanets may be 'squishy' worlds http://t.co/MvbGr42f 15:37:03 Billion-Ton Comet May Have Missed Earth by a Few Hundred Kilometers in 1883 http://t.co/kIYyDmum 07:49:05 Do Aliens Use Hairspray? – http://t.co/igiAG4C8 21:41:46 Dwarf Planet Beyond Pluto Lacks Atmosphere http://t.co/46a67mcQ 01:43:40 Water on Mars and Earth Had Similar....
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19
Nov 2012

The Atmospheric Mirror

POSTED BY: ANDREW RUSHBY
 
The Blue Marble Space Institute for Science is a not-for-profit research organisation that is using PetriDish.org to fund a modelling project that seeks to identify the signs of industrial activity in the atmospheres of extra-solar planets. Find out more about the project, including more about the authors, their methods, the possible outcomes of the project and a breakdown of the costs, here:    —————————————————————————————————————————— When viewed from space, the Earth glows like a blue marble under the light of the distant Sun, bobbing gently in an....
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19
Nov 2012

@HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2012-11-12 to 2012-11-18

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NASA's Kepler Completes Prime Mission, Begins Extended Mission http://t.co/YB16Rw6v 22:16:25 A Galaxy Far, Far Away is Furthest in Universe http://t.co/79Tozvms 22:16:06 Mars Mission Instrument Package Delivered http://t.co/BXCNWcjG 22:15:29 Life in the Clouds. http://t.co/cpbP2igS 01:00:55 Curiosity Rover's Chemistry Lab Takes 1st First Taste of Mars Soil http://t.co/5bpa9o6l 22:09:42 Lost in Space: Rogue Planet Spotted? – Orphaned world may help to explain how planets and stars form http://t.co/1hWISSep 14:06:18 The Key to Science (and Life) Is Being Wrong http://t.co/caXx7RIM 21:33:37 Small lethal....
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12
Nov 2012

@HabWorlds Twitter Digest, 2012-11-05 to 2012-11-11

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Possible Habitable World in a Six-Planet System http://t.co/M6HzOMxu 21:48:42 Super-Earth joins ranks in life-supporting zone http://t.co/0xoAwNIz 07:29:03 How Brainless Slime Molds Redefine Intelligence http://t.co/QN72gfh9 20:12:25 Venus Express: ESA's 1st Mission to Venus http://t.co/LI2HhYrP 21:22:23 DC comics pins Krypton to the star map http://t.co/7WcGlYpb 20:12:24 Our Story in 1 Minute http://t.co/EWt8dXzN 08:38:43
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