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Archived Since:March 16, 2008

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How scientists will explore exoplanets for signs of alien life

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Leading experts have been talking about the latest findings in the quest to discover alien life, at science festival Starmus IV, in Norway. The post...Show More Summary

Apollo 16 hero Charlie Duke kicks off Starmus festival of science and art

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The Starmus Festival has kicked off today in Trondheim, Norway, and Skymania is here to report on some of the scientific highlights. The post Apollo...Show More Summary

Astronomers detect alien planet with rings that dwarf Saturn’s

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers believe they have found a giant new planet, orbiting another star, which has rings so wide that they would stretch a third of the wayShow More Summary

Astronomers capture flash from new asteroid impact on Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Amateur astronomers have filmed a brief and brilliant flare on Jupiter, thought to be caused by an asteroid or other cosmic missile striking the giant...Show More Summary

Astronomers detect alien ringed planet that dwarfs Saturn

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers believe they have found a giant new planet, orbiting another star, which has rings so wide that they would stretch a third of the wayShow More Summary

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will set the controls for the heart of the Sun

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA is revealing more about a daring mission to send a space probe flying closer to the Sun than ever before. The post NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will set the controls for the heart of the Sun appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Amateur astronomers capture flash from new impact on Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Amateur astronomers have filmed a brief and brilliant flare on Jupiter, thought to be caused by an asteroid or other cosmic missile striking the giant...Show More Summary

NASA’s Juno probe captures Jupiter as we have never seen it before

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA’s Juno space probe has sent back remarkable new pictures of giant planet Jupiter, including a look down onto its stormy polar regions. The post...Show More Summary

Humans must urgently colonise new worlds, warns Professor Stephen Hawking

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Leading scientist Professor Stephen Hawking warned today that the human race must urgently make plans to colonise other planets. The post Humans must...Show More Summary

World’s highest telescope takes amazing picture of a band of colliding comets

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky ALMA, the world's highest telescope, has produced a remarkable and detailed image of a ring of dusty debris encircling a young star, Fomalhaut, that...Show More Summary

Rare chance to see Mare Orientale, site of giant impact on the Moon

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Here is how you can see a huge impact basin on the Moon that is usually hidden on the far side. The post Rare chance to see Mare Orientale, site of giant impact on the Moon appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

How to see Comet Johnson in the spring night sky

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Here's how to see Comet Johnson, which is now on view in the night sky. It should be easy to find with binoculars, providing you have clear, darkShow More Summary

Amazing Hubble photo shows countless galaxies, each containing billions of stars

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has looked nearly halfway back to the beginning of the Universe to capture a cluster of galaxies, made up of billions of stars, acting as a natural telescope. Show More Summary

Spock’s home star has solar system that resembles our own

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Epsilon Eridani, a star known to Star Trek fans, has been identified as the home of a solar system that may resemble an early version of our own. The...Show More Summary

Your chance to spot Eta Aquarid meteor dust left by Halley’s Comet

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Early May brings the opportunity to see the Eta Aquarids, a shower of shooting stars made up of meteor dust left by Halley's Comet. The post YourShow More Summary

See the Lyrid meteor shower reach its peak this weekend

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky The coming weekend offers the best opportunity since the start of the year to watch a meteor shower as the Lyrids reach their peak. The post See the Lyrid meteor shower reach its peak this weekend appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

New rocky super-Earth is fit for alien life, say astronomers

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Astronomers have identified a new rocky planet in a habitable environment - and they say it is the best candidate for alien life yet found. The post...Show More Summary

NASA: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it’s time for a new mission

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Planetary scientist David Rothery calls for fresh exploration of Saturn's moon Enceladus following the discovery that conditions may be favourable...Show More Summary

Conditions ideal for alien life could exist on icy moons of Saturn and Jupiter

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky A robotic space probe has discovered that there are conditions ideal for alien life to thrive on at least one moon in the outer Solar System, NASA...Show More Summary

See mighty planet Jupiter shining at its best all night long

This is a post from Skymania News - Space and astronomy news and advice plus night sky Jupiter, the giant planet of the Solar System, is putting on its best show this month by shining brilliantly all night long. The post See mighty planet Jupiter shining at its best all night long appeared first on Skymania News. [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

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