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Hubble Telescope Captures Spectacular New Views of ‘Pillars of Creation’

Written by on January 6, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 1 Comment
Hubble Telescope Captures Spectacular New Views of ‘Pillars of Creation’

The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a fresh look at the iconic Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula 6,500 light-years from Earth, revealing the most detailed view yet of a feature Hubble originally discovered 20 years ago. The new image was taken to commemorate Hubble’s 25th anniversary in 2015.

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Mystery Object Appears Near Milky Way’s Monster Black Hole

Written by on January 4, 2015 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Mystery Object Appears Near Milky Way’s Monster Black Hole

A mystery object at the center of the galaxy has astronomers scratching their heads, and a new piece of information won’t be solving the case before the New Year.

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Top 10 Science Breakthroughs of 2014: Rosetta, DNA Breakthrough, Ancient Cave Art, Minibots, Brain Implants, and More

Written by on January 1, 2015 in Archaeology, Earth & Space, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Top 10 Science Breakthroughs of 2014: Rosetta, DNA Breakthrough, Ancient Cave Art, Minibots, Brain Implants, and More

When looking back at 2014’s biggest moments, don’t forget to take a look at the biggest innovations in science. From monumental gains in space exploration to DNA and ancient dinosaurs, intrepid intellectuals made great discoveries. RT’s Lindsay France has more.

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2014 Mars Breakthroughs May Indicate Extraterrestrial Life

Written by on December 29, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
2014 Mars Breakthroughs May Indicate Extraterrestrial Life

Though no solid evidence yet exists, many discoveries in 2014 are giving scientists strong reasons to suspect that life may have existed on Mars at some point in the past. RT’s Ameera David takes a look at the three biggest Martian stories of 2014 to explain.

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How to Survive Without Running Water

How to Survive Without Running Water

Getting caught without running water due to a freeze, busted pipe or some other unforeseen emergency is no laughing matter. These 16 tips can help you be prepared for the worst and make the difference for you, your family, and your community.

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Pew, Pew, Pew! NASA Space Lasers to Map Earth’s Forests in 3D

Written by on December 28, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Pew, Pew, Pew! NASA Space Lasers to Map Earth’s Forests in 3D

A new laser instrument developed for the International Space Station is expected to generate incredible 3D maps of Earth’s forests. The instrument called Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) uses lidar, a special kind of laser technology, to create detailed 3D maps and measure the biomass of forests.

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Space Technology Had Great Achievements, Some Setbacks in 2014

Written by on December 25, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Space Technology Had Great Achievements, Some Setbacks in 2014

Space technology this year reached some important goals, culminating with the spectacular landing of a space probe on a comet, millions of kilometers from Earth. But there were some setbacks, too. This video shows some of the highlights and lowlights.

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209 Seconds That Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence

Written by on December 24, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 3 Comments
209 Seconds That Will Make You Question Your Entire Existence

Every time you get upset about something small, just remember this. Consider how small Earth is relative to vastness of the universe. This video provides a glimpse

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EMF Radiation Your Right to Know

EMF Radiation Your Right to Know

You have the right to know what may be making you sick! Wake up & learn about the dark side of WiFi, cell phones, smart meters, etc. At work, school, or even in the park you are living in an electronic soup.

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Everything You Need To Know To Catch Saturday’s Geminid Meteor Shower

Written by on December 13, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Everything You Need To Know To Catch Saturday’s Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminid meteor shower is one of the most consistently impressive celestial light shows of the year. And this year’s display hits its peak this weekend. Here’s what you need to know to spot as many meteors as possible.

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Fun Video ~ Watch NASA Spoof ‘All About That Bass’ With ‘All About That Space’

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
Fun Video ~ Watch NASA Spoof ‘All About That Bass’ With ‘All About That Space’

NASA just released this fun and nerdy spoof of Meghan Trainor‘s hit single All About That Bass, appropriately titled All About That Space.

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Cosmic Glow Discovered –“Radiates More Light than All the Known Galaxies in the Universe”

Written by on December 7, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Cosmic Glow Discovered –“Radiates More Light than All the Known Galaxies in the Universe”

Using an experiment carried into space on a NASA suborbital rocket, astronomers at Caltech and their colleagues have detected a diffuse cosmic glow that appears to represent more light than that produced by known galaxies in the universe.

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Star Trek-Like Invisible Shield Found Thousands Of Miles Above Earth

Written by on November 27, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Star Trek-Like Invisible Shield Found Thousands Of Miles Above Earth

A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has discovered an invisible shield some 7,200 miles above Earth that blocks so-called “killer electrons,” which whip around the planet at near-light speed and have been known to threaten astronauts, fry satellites and degrade space systems during intense solar storms.

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VLT Telescope Reveals Mysterious Alignment of Quasars with the Universe’s Large-Scale Structure

Written by on November 23, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
VLT Telescope Reveals Mysterious Alignment of Quasars with the Universe’s Large-Scale Structure

Astronomers using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have discovered an unexpected alignment of the spinning axes of supermassive black holes located billions of light-years apart.

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Elements Of Life In Space? Rosetta Probe Discovers Organic Molecules On Comet

Written by on November 18, 2014 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Elements Of Life In Space? Rosetta Probe Discovers Organic Molecules On Comet

A report in the Wall Street Journal said that the German agency behind the Rosetta mission was currently analyzing the findings of the Rosetta probe’s analytic data of the comet’s atmosphere. The initial findings, though, indicated that the Philae lander had, in fact, detected organic compounds within the comet’s atmosphere.

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