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Hubble snaps image of Andromeda galaxy at 1.5 billion pixels

Hubble image Andromeda galaxy

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) have released the sharpest and biggest image ever taken of the Andromeda galaxy. The image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope has an amazing 1.5 billion pixels that would require 600 HD television screens to display in full. This panorama is the product of the Panchromatic ...

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Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life

NASA Europa moon Jupiter

NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter’s moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice — and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there. When it comes to life, biologists have long hypothesised that its origins — on Earth, at least ...

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Government caught faking ‘global warming’ data

So much for global warming

When drug companies are caught faking clinical trial data, no one is surprised anymore. When vaccine manufacturers spike their human trial samples with animal antibodies to make sure their vaccines appear to work, we all just figure that’s how they do business: lying, cheating, deceiving and violating the law. Now, in what ...

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The sun’s magnetic field has flipped upside-down

Solar sun spots magnetic

The sun has undergone a “complete field reversal,” with its north and south poles changing places as it marks the midpoint of Solar Cycle 24. “A reversal of the sun’s magnetic field is, literally, a big event,” NASA’s Dr. Tony Phillips said in a statement issued on the space agency’s website. ...

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Mars rover Opportunity finds traces of ‘drinkable’ water

Rover Mars water

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has made what may be its greatest discovery: Proof freshwater once existed on the Red Planet. The rover’s previous discoveries over the last nine years suggest that water on Mars was acidic. Since 2011, the solar-powered six-wheel Opportunity has explored the Endeavour Crater, the largest of ...

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X-rays show galactic black hole spinning near speed of light

Black hole

Black holes may have given up some secrets of their growth thanks to the sleuthing of two X-ray space telescopes. The findings have solved a long-standing mystery about a supermassive black hole’s spin, finding that some of them can whirl very close to what the speed of light allows. NASA’s X-ray telescope ...

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Scientists discover black holes weighing 40 billion suns

Arp 147

This NASA image shows a new image of a ring – not of jewels – but of black holes. This composite image of Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies located about 430 million light years from Earth, shows X-rays from the NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory (pink) and optical data ...

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Scientists may have found a 200 mile river of oil

Oil on Saturn moon Titan

…but it’s on the other side of the solar system. NASA scientists say they’ve discovered a Nile-like river on Titan, the most Earth-like of Saturn’s moons. Oh, and the river is made of oil. “Titan is the only other world we know of that has stable liquid on its surface,” Jia-Rui Cook of ...

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Moon’s crust thinner than expected – NASA

Moon

The Lunar surface is thinner than previously thought, NASA scientists revealed after a year-long mission to map the moon by two probes ended with a literal bang. The mission was dedicated to uncovering more about the formation of the solar system. Two probes – nicknamed ‘Ebb’ and ‘Flow’ – completed ...

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