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August 27, 2014
SETI Searches Kepler Candidates for Signals of Life
Moffet Field CA (NASA) Aug 19, 2014
A recent search by the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) studied 86 candidates in the Kepler space observatory's field for radio signals that could potentially indicate the presence of an intelligent civilization. Of course, no radio signals were found, but the search did identify the most promising Kepler objects for wide-band observations using the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia. "The 86 target stars were selected because they hosted planets discovered by [the year] 20 ... read more

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Study of Asteroid Holds Key To Earth's Future
Scientists have discovered the forces that keep a near-Earth asteroid, 1950 DA, from breaking apart, according to a research published in Nature. The asteroid, considered by NASA a potential threat ... more
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Research uncovers forces that hold gravity-defying asteroid together
Researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids. The team studied near-Earth ast ... more
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Monitoring Meteor Showers from Space
Those who enjoy the spectacle of the Perseids, Geminids or other annual meteor showers likely aren't thinking about where these shooting stars originated or whether they might pose a danger. Scienti ... more
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Violent solar system history uncovered by WA meteorite
Curtin University planetary scientists have shed some light on the bombardment history of our solar system by studying a unique volcanic meteorite recovered in Western Australia. Captured on c ... more
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SwRI-led team's research shows giant asteroids battered early Earth
A new terrestrial bombardment model developed by an international group of scientists led by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) indicates that Earth's surface was heavily reprocessed - or melted, m ... more
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Early Earth suffered 500-million-year asteroid storm
Scientists say early Earth would have technically been inhabitable, but it wouldn't have been a very pleasant place to live. Researchers say little pockets of calmer life-sustaining water likely existed amid the boiling seas and giant magma fields. ... more
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Perseid Meteors vs. the Supermoon
Every year, sky watchers and summertime campers circle on their calendars a few key August nights-the 11th, 12th and 13th. These are the dates of the annual Perseid meteor shower, which rarely fails ... more
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Chelyabinsk Meteorite Sheds Light on Dinosaur Extinction Mystery
A long-standing debate about the source of the asteroid that impacted the Earth and caused the extinction of the dinosaurs has been put to rest thanks to the Chelyabinsk meteorite that disintegrated ... more
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Dash cam captures meteor streaking across North Carolina sky
A barrage of meteors splashed across the night sky late Thursday along the Eastern Seaboard, and one meteor burned particularly bright as it disintegrated in the Earth's atmosphere. ... more
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Gigantic crater found in Siberia
What's going on in Russia? Last year it was the sky falling with the Chelyabinsk meteor. Now it appears that the ground is opening up. Russians have discovered a mysterious hole in middle of Siberia - a crater stretching some 260 feet across. ... more
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CNN retracts false report claiming catastrophic asteroid impact
Internet users were momentarily alarmed yesterday when they learned a 10-mile-wide asteroid was on a direct collision course with Earth. The news came via CNN's iReport, a site featuring user-generated content that is supposed to be moderated and fact-checked by CNN editors. ... more
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Where Have All The Craters Gone?
Impact craters reveal one of the most spectacular geologic process known to man. During the past 3.5 billion years, it is estimated that more than 80 bodies, larger than the dinosaur-killing asteroi ... more
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Chelyabinsk meteorite part of much bigger celestial body
The Chelyabinsk meteorite that exploded on February 15, 2013, in the Chelyabinsk area was part of a bigger celestial body and came off it as a result of the impact. The statement was published on a ... more
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Meteor shower to peak over holiday weekend
Good news for star-gazers and night owls: a giant mess of space debris is making its way towards Earth. That means another meteor shower - a really big one. ... more
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NASA, Sky-Watchers to Look for May Camelopardalids Meteor Shower
Sky-watchers all across North America are in for a real treat in the early morning hours of May 24 - there's a brand new meteor shower that may light up the night sky. Scientists aren't sure yet how ... more
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Craters Could Be Promising Sites to Look for Life
Asteroid and comet impacts can trigger widespread havoc, killing off life on a global scale. Now, one new study reveals that the molten wreckage of these explosions can entomb the remains of life th ... more
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    Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike
    The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide crater, producing an explosion strong en ... more
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    A New Meteor Shower in May?
    The head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, Dr. Bill Cooke, often lets cameras do his sky watching for him. He and his colleagues operate a nationwide network of automated fireball observatorie ... more
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    How Cosmic Crashes Could Have Kickstarted Plate Tectonics
    A rock the size of a small city hurtles towards Earth, smashing a crater bigger than the span between Washington, D.C. and New York City. The heat and shockwave raises the temperature of the atmosph ... more
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    26 asteroids have caused atomic-like explosions in Earth's atmosphere over last ten years [VIDEO]
    The B612 Foundation, a California-based nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness about the risks of an asteroid collision, has released a video visualizing the 26 asteroids that have hit the Earth's atmosphere between 2000 and 2013. ... more
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    Vitamin B3 Might Have Been Made in Space, Delivered to Earth by Meteorites
    Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers. The result supports a theory that t ... more
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    Deputy PM Rogozin invites best minds to create anti-asteroid technology
    Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said there was no means capable of diverting asteroids from Earth and invited the best minds to help create such a technology, Itar-Tass reports. "This is a dang ... more
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    Scientists reconstruct ancient impact that dwarfs dinosaur-extinction blast
    Picture this: A massive asteroid almost as wide as Rhode Island and about three to five times larger than the rock thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs slams into Earth. The collision punches a c ... more
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    Video shows apparent meteor whiz by skydiver
    The chance of being hit by a meteorite is one in 20 trillion. But in 2012, one skydiver got closer than most. ... more
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