• Cut the Crop: The Ancient Mystery of Crop Circles

    Cut the Crop: The Ancient Mystery of Crop Circles0

    Crop circles created with unbelievable perfection and complexity, appear echt year in hundreds of fields around the world. Crop circles creating these wonders in the middle of the night? Why does this phenomenon exist? Vicente Fuentes, chemistry engineer and crop circle expert, talks about the first great mystery of the XXI century. In the world

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  • Pic of the day: the stellar nursery

    Pic of the day: the stellar nursery0

    This interstellar cloud, as viewed from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), is made of green and red warm dust. Named Barnard 3, or IRAS Ring G159.6-18.5, it is situated in the Milky Way galaxy. It is in this kind of regions that baby stars are being born. Source: NASA Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA Chime.in

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  • Quote of the Day: Stephen Hawking

    Quote of the Day: Stephen Hawking0

       It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years. Hawking, Stephen W. Source: The Guardian

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  • Evidence of Water on Jupiter’s Moon

    Evidence of Water on Jupiter’s Moon0

    It is being described as the strongest evidence to date that there is water on Jupiter’s moon Europa.  According to a team led by planetary scientist Britney Schmidt of the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas, this water comes in the form of large underground lakes beneath Europa’s icy surface. Schmidt’s team re-examined

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  • Watch This Saturday’s Total Lunar Eclipse

    Watch This Saturday’s Total Lunar Eclipse1

    Starting at 13.00 UTC, this December 10th the last total lunar eclipse until 2014 will take place. Unfortunately, only some parts of the world will be able to see it. The total segment of the eclipse will start occuring at 14.06 UTC and by that time it will be visible only in Asia, Australia and

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  • Around 1,000 asteroids are threat to Earth, NASA survey states

    Around 1,000 asteroids are threat to Earth, NASA survey states0

    It is believed than an asteroid hit the Earth 65 million years ago and that its impact caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. It is hard to know the probability of this happening again, but just in case NASA started the Spaceguard project in 1998. This week it has released a survey stating that there

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