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Shockwave of an exploding star seen for the first time

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A clear case for recognizing that the Earth has moved into a new “Anthropocene” epoch has been made by a group of geoscientists owing to humans altering the Earth so extensively.


Up to 120 meteors per hour are expected to flash across the skies as the Geminids peak on Sunday night into Monday morning, according to NASA.


Though likely uninhabitable, planet is rocky, Earth-sized, and near enough for study of its atmosphere

In this artist's rendering of GJ 1132b, a rocky exoplanet very similar to Earth in size and mass, circles a red dwarf star. GJ 1132b is relatively cool (about 450 degrees F) and could potentially host an atmosphere. At a distance of only 39 light-years, it will be a prime target for additional study with Hubble and future observatories like the Giant Magellan Telescope.


NASA to deliver big news on Mars’ atmosphere Thursday

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has snapped a <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/msl/pia19807/curiosity-low-angle-self-portrait-at-buckskin-drilling-site-on-mount-sharp" target="_blank">new selfie</a>, which is actually a series of selfies combined. The images show the spacecraft above the "Buckskin" rock target where it drilled and collected its seventh sample of the Martian soil. Dozens of images taken by Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager on August 5 were combined to create the photo.


SpaceX rocket explodes after launch


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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

1) Prozac: Revolution in a Capsule

2) 10 Tragedies Caught on Film

3) Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: Major Malfunction

4) World’s 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken

5) Three Mile Island Documentary: Nuclear Powers Promise & Peril

6) The Reason NASA Never Returned To The Moon

7) Power Line Fears

8) 15 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries in the World

9) 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Earth

10) Wolves at the Door