Astronomy

Mars may have supported underground life, but it was a long time ago

Mars may have supported underground life, but it was a long time ago

6 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

When mankind first noticed Mars in the sky there were surely plenty of people who wondered if life was roaming around on its surface. In more recent years we got a good look at...
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New Linux 'Mutagen Astronomy' security flaw impacts Red Hat and CentOS distros

7 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   2 articles

Red Hat team provides mitigations, promises kernel updates.
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Tracking the interstellar object 'Oumuamua to its home

15 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A team of astronomers led by Coryn Bailer-Jones of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy has tracked the interstellar object 'Oumuamua to several possible home stars. The...
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Astronomers use Earth's natural history as guide to spot vegetation on new worlds

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

By looking at Earth's full natural history and evolution, astronomers may have found a template for vegetation fingerprints-borrowing from epochs of changing flora-to determine...
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Japan's Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's Hopping Rovers Successfully Land on Asteroid Ryugu

1 day ago   |   Geek   |   3 articles

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency made history this week as it successfully landed a pair of robotic vehicles on the surface of an asteroid. On Sept. 21, two small...
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A new classification scheme for exoplanet sizes

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

There are about 4433 exoplanets in the latest catalogs. Their radii have generally been measured by knowing the radius of their host star and then closely fitting the...
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Researchers study a neutral hydrogen supershell in the Milky Way

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A duo of researchers from the Czech Republic has performed a study of the neutral hydrogen supershell known as GS242-03+37, a large structure in the Milky Way galaxy. The...
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Image: Herschel's view of the galactic centre

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

An odd-shaped formation of gas and dust at the centre of the Milky Way, captured by the far-infrared cameras on board ESA's Herschel space observatory. The nearly continuous...
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Image: Hubble's galaxies with knots, bursts

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices lies the impressive Coma Cluster- a structure of over a thousand galaxies bound together by gravity. Many of these galaxies are...
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The Strange, Sad Case of Sunspot, the Empty Astronomy Town

1 day ago   |   Wired

The FBI ordered an evacuation at Sunspot Observatory, in New Mexico, in a child porn investigation. But that's only one of the forces causing the town to empty out.
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