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I like this Star Wars shadow box poster that I found!
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Using the Akatsuki spacecraft, Japanese scientists have detected a large, bow-shaped anomaly in the upper atmosphere of Venus. Strangely, the 6,200-mile-long structure is refusing to budge despite the 225 mile-per-hour winds that surround it.
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Mosaic of images taken by Huygens during its descent to the surface of Titan, from an altitude of about 6 miles (10 kilometers). Riverbeds formed by liquid methane can be seen near the center...
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Looks like the Curiosity rover found another iron meteorite! Sol 1577.
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First exoplanets discovered 25 years ago yesterday. Now over 3,300 confirmed and over 5,000 other candidates so far!
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Some more nice close-up views of the polygonal patterns on the rocks. Curiosity, sol 1570.
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Saturn's tiny moon Daphnis, seen inside the Keeler Gap in the rings. Processing by Ian Regan.
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There have been many incredible planetary missions over the past several decades, from as close as our Moon to the outer reaches of the Solar System. Right now, there are robotic explorers at Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Ceres, and out past Pluto. But there are two more which have travelled even farther, to the most distant...
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‘Alien megastructure’ signal may be due to star eating a planet
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NASA has chosen two new missions to explore the Solar System; it was announced today during a media teleconference. The missions are part of NASA’s Discovery Program, and after the competing proposals had been narrowed down to five contenders, the final two winners were announced. Both missions, called Lucy and Psyche, will visit asteroids which...
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freelance space writer
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I am a freelance space writer with a life-long passion for space exploration and astronomy. I started my blog The Meridiani Journal in 2005, which is a chronicle of planetary exploration. In 2011, I started writing about space on a freelance basis, and now also currently write for The Spaceflight GroupAmericaSpace and Examiner.com. I have also written for Universe Today, have been published in The Mars Quarterly and have done supplementary writing for the well-known iOS app Exoplanet for iPhone and iPad.

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Survived a lung collapse at birth and both a bus crash and motorcycle accident when I was a teenager.
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First Evidence of Changes on a Super-Earth - SpaceRef
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For the first time, researchers led by the University of Cambridge have detected atmospheric variability on a rocky planet outside the solar

NASA Holds Google+ Hangout on Cassini's Findings at Saturn - NASA Jet Pr...
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NASA will host a Google+ Hangout at 12:30 p.m. PST (3:30 p.m. EST) on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to discuss images of Saturn taken by the agency's C

Orbital’s Cygnus 1 spacecraft completes Cygnus Orb-D1 mission, departs S...
spaceflightinsider.com

After spending some 23 days, at the International Space Station (ISS) Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus 1 spacecraft Orb D1 has been an

The Spaceflight Group
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Founded in 2013 by experts within the space community.

WTF Is This Weird Web-Tower Thing? We Asked Around. No One Knows. - Wire...
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Something in the Peruvian Amazon is making weird, intricate structures that resemble white picket fences surrounding an Isengard-like spire.

These Patterns Move, But It’s All an Illusion
blogs.smithsonianmag.com

What happens when your eyes and brain don't agree?

This Mind-Bending, Colorful Photo Mosaic is Actually a Single Photograph...
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Check out this colorful photo mosaic created by photographer Bela Borsodi for the cover of the album "Terrain" by VLP (you can find a larger

Are These the Faces of Our Far-Future Descendents? : DNews
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While the future of mankind is unknowable, illustrator Nickolay Lamm has produced a set of imaginative evolutionary changes to the human fac

Animal services rescues dogs used for 'trunking'
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Miami-Dade County Animal Services rescues a group of dogs believed to be used for trunking, a practice where the animals are locked in the t

Robot Finds Mysterious Spheres in Ancient Temple : DNews
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Hundreds of spheres suggest rituals were performed beneath an ancient pyramid in Mexico.

Dinosaurs in Australia: Fright at the museum (VIDEO) — RT
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The reopening of an Australian Museum of Natural History has been a real thrill for visitors. Some of the delighted and rather frightened gu

It May Look Like a Hoax, But This Photo of a Rare Lynx Is Apparently Rea...
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The Canadian lynx is a rare and elusive animal. But one captured by a motion-sensing camera in Banff Park in Alberta, Canada has wildlife bi

Martian Soil
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All the fresh dirt on the planet Mars.

Who's Praying For Their Enemies to Get Breast Cancer?
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A women's prayer group is praying for their fellow women fighting for a secular military to get incurable breast cancer

Facebook Tells Mother: Remove Photos of Down Syndrome Child
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A North Carolina mother was told by Facebook that photos of her Down Syndrome son at a Special Olympics event violated the social media site

Some justice at last, for space-loving teen podcaster paralyzed by bulli...
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Mark Frauenfelder Cory Doctorow David Pescovitz Xeni Jardin Editors. Rob Beschizza Managing Editor. Maggie Koerth-Baker Science Editor. Jaso

Kitten Marshmallow: 4 weeks old and counting
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Marshmallow was born on March 1st with low birth weight (~60% of the normal expected weight at about 66g or 2.3 oz). A month later, Marshy i

Interview with Kepler Scientist Darin Ragozzine
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In this interview, Universe Today Senior Editor Nancy Atkinson interviews Darin Ragozzine, one of the scientists working on NASA's Kepler mi

One Man Stops, Dozens of Others Walk Past Shivering Dog
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Another sad phone call concerning a tiny dog dumped in a park. “She really looks sad and frightened. Have you got time to come out here?” Ho

LISTEN TO YOUR HEART ~ Mike Rowland, Film by Ruedi & Priska Abbühl
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PlanetSave: http://www.planetsave.com/ GreenpeaceUSA: http://www.youtube.com/greenpeaceusa Credit for this beautiful Emperor Penguin film be