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What Hubble sees when it looks at Pluto: Computer models based on Hubble images: What New Horizons is seeing:
by atana
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:13 PM PDT with 104 Recommends
Larger Image The map above shows North American land surface temperatures from May 17–24, 2015, compared to the 2001–2010 average for the same eight-day period. Shades of red depict areas that ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
"We're associated with being anti-everything," Bush said. "Way too many people believe that Republicans are anti-immigrant, anti-woman, anti-science , anti-gay, anti-worker. Many voters are simply ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 09:07 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The famous spots, imaged on May 16 from a distance of 7,200 kilometers. Pixels in this image are 700 meters wide. Christopher Russell, principal investigator for the Dawn Mission, says the ...
by atana
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 05:02 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Feeling paranoid? You should. NASA and The U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat satellite program have been watching us from space for over forty years. The satellite orbits the Earth 14 times a day ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 08:23 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
SpaceX Dragon capsule reentry animation: this is how a 21st century spacecraft should work We all know how certain media sources love the smell of bipartisanship in the morning. Here John McCain, ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 07:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Now that the Dawn spacecraft is closer to Ceres, we can see the bright spots more clearly, and they are composed of several smaller spots. The image above was taken on May 4, 2015 from a distance ...
by atana
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 06:42 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
This is the last of our four part series about how the phases of the Moon are used in reading personalities in an astrological birth chart. Let's start with a NASA video about the dark side of ...
by Siris
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:55 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Skylab was launched 42 years ago. How should we consider its legacy? Skylab launch on May 14, 1973.
by TakeSake
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Republican shills for Big Carbon are launching a direct assault on NASA funding designed to gut any future enhancements to the Earth Sciences capabilities to monitor changing conditions on our ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 08:01 PM PDT with 78 Recommends
The story you are about to read is true. The names have not been changed to protect the innocent... O n a cold, clear afternoon at Edwards Air Force Base, another flight test for evaluating the ...
by STEM For the Classroom
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 05:53 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The EmDrive which made made headlines last year is back in the news with the results from a new set of tests by NASA showing that the drive has been successfully tested in a hard vacuum. The EM ...
by Unit Zero
Comment Count 235 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT with 103 Recommends
Last week two Senior NASA Scientists confidently predicted that we will find evidence of extraterrestrial life within a decade or ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 297 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 03:14 PM PDT with 161 Recommends
NASA is holding a vote on what you think the bright spots on Ceres may be. Images of Ceres from as far away as the Hubble telescope show a white splotch that everyone assumed would be a crater. ...
by atana
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 06:24 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
There has been a lot of attention on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) this week, including posts here at Daily Kos. I'm going to try to make this one worth your time. I've been putting together ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 07:30 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
If you are a carbon-based life form, odds are there's only one known place in the Solar System where you really feel at home - Earth. Yes, it's Earth Day again, that one day a year we're ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 03:55 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
So close! SpaceX almost landed a Falcon 9 lower stage vertically on an autonomous barge and they'll probably succeed soon If it was written into a Cold War movie plot 40 years ago no one would buy ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2015 at 07:45 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
There is the scientific and ideological language for what is happening to the weather, but there are hardly any intimate words. Is that surprising? People in ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 08:09 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
Tom Hanks' movie about the incredible success story that was the recovery of the Apollo 13 crew, was great. It's one of those movies that I hate to see when I'm flipping, because I'll compulsively ...
by 3rdOption
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:49 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
The Dawn spacecraft has been looping around Ceres' night side, but is now closing in for its first science orbit. Because it is approaching Ceres from the night side, a crescent view is still all we ...
by atana
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 01:12 PM PDT with 9 Recommends