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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Is the Future of the Universe Already Determined?

July 17, 2014 |

The ultimate fate of the universe is a topic in physical cosmology. Most of the cosmologists says that the ultimate fate of the universe is dependent on the shape of the universe and what role dark energy will play as … Read More

Curiosity Spots “Lebanon”

July 17, 2014 |

Talk about heavy metal! This shiny, lumpy rock spotted by NASA’s Curiosity rover is likely made mostly of iron—and came from outer space! It’s an iron meteorite, similar to ones found in years past by Curiosity’s forerunners Spirit and Opportunity, but is considerably larger than any of the ones the MER rovers came across… in fact, at 2 meters (6.5 feet) wide this may very well be the biggest meteorite ever discovered on Mars Read More

Science Can Be Funny

July 17, 2014 |

Today, we’ll post something different than the usual articles, something cool, crazy, strange, funny, weird, odd maybe even bizarre. So, discover these funny “science” pics (20 pics), you’ll love and enjoy watching them. Read More

UFO-Landing Site? A Giant Hole Baffles Scientists

July 16, 2014 | 1

A huge but mysterious crater spotted in a remote Siberian land ironically known as the “End of the World” has scientists scrambling for answers: Was it a meteor? Was it a weapon? Was it an explosive sign of global warming? Or even a UFO-landing site? Read More

Super Moon Photos from Around the World, July 2014

July 15, 2014 |

You may have noticed the moon looked bigger and brighter than usual this weekend. When the moon is full while its orbit is closest to Earth it’s known as a “supermoon,” creating an illusion of a dramatically large luminous sphere when viewed close to the horizon. This is what occurred over the weekend when the moon was at its fullest and still appeared brighter than normal. Read More

NASA Scientists will Find Alien Life in 20 Years

July 15, 2014 |

Do you often dream about extraterrestrial life beyond earth? NASA scientists are engaged in proving your dreams to be true. Many scientists believe we are not alone in the universe. It’s probable, they say, that life could have arisen on at least some of the billions of planets thought to exist in our galaxy alone — just as it did here on planet Earth. This basic question about our place in the Universe is one that may be answered by scientific investigations. Read More

Mysterious X-ray Signal Captivate Astronomers

July 14, 2014 |

Dark matter is one of the biggest mysteries in our universe. We think it makes up about 85 percent of all matter, but because it doesn’t emit or absorb light like ordinary matter, we can’t see or measure it. Read More

10 Incredible Deep-Space Photos

July 13, 2014 |

These photos are out of this world! Check out stellar images taken on NASA missions in outer space. Here is the first list (10 photos, credit -click the image to zoom) Read More

Top 5 Largest Stars In The Universe

July 13, 2014 | 4

Even though we see stars every day, twinkling in the night sky, they never fail to fascinate scientists and ordinary observers alike. Here are the 5 largest stars in the universe in terms of mass, size, and luminosity. Read More

Voyager 1 have Finally Reached Interstellar Space

July 12, 2014 |

The past two years have been a little confusing for NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe, as its status as an interstellar traveller has been considered, debated, officially confirmed and then debated some more. However, new data looks to confirm that the intrepid spacecraft is actually in interstellar space, and the mission scientists have our Sun to thank for it. Read More

Big Bang: Big Doubt For Most Americans

July 12, 2014 |

A recent poll brings bad news for those who trust in scientific consensus: a majority of adults in the United States are not convinced that the universe began with the Big Bang according to a new Associated Press poll. Read More

Mercury was Born from Hit-and-Run Interplanetary Collisions

July 11, 2014 |

Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are known as the rocky planets, in contrast the Solar System’s gas giants-Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, writes Time. Yet Mercury doesn’t quite fit with the other rocky worlds, Erik Asphaug, a planetary scientist at Arizona State University, said in a statement. Read More

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