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Dwarf planet Ceres may be home to alien life

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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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Interview with NASA astronaut on ‘Gravity’ and the dangers of spacewalking

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NASA astronaut Michael Massimino has logged over 30 hours of spacewalking during two missions on the space shuttle to service the Hubble Space Telescope. He has performed four spacewalks, the longest of which was around eight hours. I was lucky enough to get to talk to him about Gravity, a new movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney about two astronauts and a spacewalk gone badly

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Scientist asserts that Earth life was seeded by Mars

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A new study contributes to the theory that Earth life began on Mars and was transported here via meteorite. On Wednesday, August 28, biochemist Steven Benner of Florida’s Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology presented evidence at the annual Goldschmidt ...

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