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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesAs asteroid 2012 DA14 continues to zoom ever closer to Earth, astronomers are releasing new images of the space rock, ......
L.A. NOWIf a meteor was heading toward California, would residents have any warning? It all depends on the size of the space rock and the time of day. At night, astronomers can see an object hurtling toward Earth through a telescope.......
Hunting for dark matter and dark energy might seem like a losing game to the layperson. Why look for such strange, mysterious stuff, given the heavy costs to build instruments to find them and the seemingly slim chances of discovery? Turns out...
A team of astronomers has discovered half a dozen exocomets, which may be as common as exoplanets orbiting other stars, researchers said Tuesday. The research, presented Monday at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Long Beach, could provide...
Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team led by Notre Dame researcher Nicolas Lehner has found massive supplies of fresh gas around modern galaxies. The following news release from Notre Dame was issued Friday afternoon: Galaxies have a voracious...
Star Wars’ forest moon of Endor might be fiction, but astronomers say they’re hot on the trail of real-life alien moons -- which could also potentially be viable candidates for habitable worlds, researchers say. Astronomers have found...
There is no Transit of Venus to be watched in 2013, or any major eclipses visible for long from Maryland, but local sky watchers say there is still plenty to look forward to seeing in the night sky. There could be a few opportunities to see rare...
A discovery that many small companion galaxies surrounding Andromeda seem to orbit in concert — and aligned in a vast, thin disk — could change scientists’ understanding of how galaxies form, researchers said Wednesday. A team of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWith the end of the current Mayan long-count calendar, the Winter Solstice, and the alignment of the Earth and the Sun near the center of the galaxy on Friday, it might be easy to see how doomsday theorists could interpret this as the end of the world....
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Is North Korea’s satellite dead in orbit? Launched last week, the spacecraft seems to be tumbling overhead, according to astronomers keeping track of the device. “At this stage I’m getting a bit skeptical,” Jonathan McDowell,...
L.A. NOWA day after the possible discovery of organic material on the Red Planet, NASA officials announced plans for a news Mars exploration mission in 2020. The objectives for the planned rover are not set, but it could potentially collect soil......
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