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NASA to test flying saucer in Hawaii

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On April 9, NASA announced that a flying saucer will be seen in Hawaii during the summer of 2014. But this flying saucer belongs to NASA. NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project is designing and testing new technology to land ...

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SETI Institute announces new president and CEO

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The SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) selected a new organization head. A press release issued by the SETI Institute on Wednesday, April 9 announced that Dr. David Black has been named the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. ...

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NASA plans search for alien life on Europa

Water reaching the surface of Europa. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

On Tuesday, March 4, NASA released an overview of its 2015 budget request, which includes funding for the formulation for a mission to Jupiter’s moon, Europa. Astrobiologists are excited about the potential habitability of Europa. Planetary scientist and astrobiologist Kevin ...

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Dwarf planet Ceres may be home to alien life

(Credit: IMCCE-Observatoire de Paris/CNRS/Y.Gominet, B. Carry)

Scientists have detected water on Ceres, a dwarf planet residing in our solar system’s asteroid belt. The Herschel Telescope detected water vapor spouting from Ceres. According to Michael Küppers of the European Space Agency, “This is the first clear-cut detection ...

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