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The cosmic lens to the edge of the universe

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Today it is the farthest ‘ telescope ‘ known that nature has made ​​available, but it is not made ​​of glass, mirrors and gears. Its lens is a galaxy far away, at 9.4 billion light years from us, so that its mass has allowed deflecting and amplifying light from another galaxy placed exactly behind it,

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Asteroid 2013 TV135 – Will the world end in 2032?

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In September 16, the newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 has achieved a close approach to Earth when it came within 6.7 million kilometers (4.2 million miles).  2013 TV135 is an asteroid that has been just detected on Oct. 8, by astronomers working at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in Ukraine, several other observatories have proved it.

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Did Earth have something to do with the birth of the Moon?

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Mercury, the nearest planet to our Sun, may keep the solution to acknowledge how the satellite of the Earth, meaning the moon, developed. NASA analysts have displayed how Mercury has particular stunning alikeness to Earth’s moon, especially in liaison to its geographical history. Source:  www.nasa.gov At the latest origin of the Moon convention held at the

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Moon eclipse 18/19 October, 2013

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A Lunar Eclipse occurs when the Moon, in its movement around   the Earth, goes in its shadow. This occurs when the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned exactly enough (partial Lunar Eclipse). Always the “phase” of the Moon in Lunar Eclipse is the Full Moon. Type and its duration depend on the relative position and

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A super volcano or just a hole in the crust of the Red Planet?

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Researchers have highlighted the stigma of what could be a Martian super volcano. Despite the fact that frozen and lifeless today, Mars was some time ago a source of volcanic activity – and so far, we grasp very little concerning this phase of its early natural process, affirmed head author Joseph Michalskim, a geologist who

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Dense rains and VAST waters of diamonds on Saturn and Jupiter

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American researchers affirms that in the atmosphere of the planets Saturn and Jupiter might form diamonds falling in the form of rain on their surface, according to a study presented during a Conference which took place in the city of Denver, informs maxisciences.com. Source: www.nasa.com “The new data confirms that, at large depths, diamonds could float

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IC 2220, the amazing jug-shaped nebula

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Toby Jug Nebula or Butterfly Nebula is an example of a reflection nebula, also known as IC 2220, is located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the Southern constellation of Carina. Toby Jug Nebula is a cloud of gas and dust brightly lit by the middlemost star, titled HD 65750. This name was given by

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Frozen World

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Kuiper Belt is a region behind one of the four gas giants, Neptune, a cold expanse which host trillions of icy objects, which are remnants of the early Solar System. It was named after Netherlands-born American astronomer Gerard Kuiper, after he predicted its existence in 1951. The Kuiper Belt is an elliptical plane, with its size

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Behind The Curtain

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        In about 5 billion years, when it starts running out of nuclear fuel, the Sun will morph into a red giant, expanding beyond the orbit of Venus. It will eventually collapse, ejecting its outer layers, and creating a beautiful shell of diffuse gas in the process, known as the planetary nebula.

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