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    NASA Claims Polar Shift Due In 2012

    Solar System - Did you notice? In February 2001, the Sun did a magnetic polar shift. The next one is due again in 2012. NASA scientists who monitor the Sun say that our star's awesome magnetic field flipped 22 months ago, signaling the arrival of a solar maximum.
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    Astronomers discover cool stars in nearby space

    An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, has discovered what may be the coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our own solar system. Using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) in Hawaii, a discovery has been made of an...
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    Astronomers discover cool stars in nearby space

    An international team, led by astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, has discovered what may be the coolest sub-stellar body ever found outside our own solar system. Using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) in Hawaii, a discovery has been made of an...
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    Mars makes best appearance in two years this weekend

    As darkness falls on these winter nights, take a look toward the eastern sky. There you'll see a bright orange-red point of light dominating its surroundings. Mars has returned to prominence for the first time in 2 years. Mars shines brightest January 29, when it lies opposite the Sun in our...
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    NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer eye spies near-Earth asteroid

    NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) spotted its first never-before-seen near-Earth asteroid, the first of hundreds it is expected to find during its mission to map the whole sky in infrared light. There is no danger of the newly discovered asteroid hitting Earth. WISE discovered...
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    SwRI researchers offer explanation for the differences between Ganymede and Callisto

    Differences in the number and speed of cometary impacts onto Jupiter's large moons Ganymede and Callisto some 3.8 billion years ago can explain their vastly different surfaces and interior states, according to research by scientists at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in San Antonio...
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    Ancient Conspiracy (videos)

    Interesting that we where more modern in past then we are today goes back about 2 billion years. Ancient conspiracy and the secret sun of Jupiter! Ancient Conspiracy Part 2 Ancient Conspiracy Part 3
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    Comet/ G1.9 giant planetary body coming in to solar system

    A large planetary body has been seen coming in from the Oort Cloud, presently 60AU distance. Don't know if this is the planet X from the past, but its impact would be similar. " Russia Prepares For Asteroid Strike As New Comet Nears Sun Russian scientists are reporting today that our Sun’s worst...
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    Three finalists for future space science mission: Venus, an asteroid, the Moon

    NASA has selected three proposals as candidates for the agency's next space venture to another celestial body in our solar system. The final project selected in mid-2011 may provide a better understanding of Earth's formation or perhaps the origin of life on our planet. The proposed missions...
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    First Photo Taken of Object Around Sun-Like Star, Scientists Say

    SPACE.com Space.com Staff space.com – 44 mins ago Astronomers say they have taken the first direct image of a planet-like object orbiting a star much like our own sun. A similar breakthrough was announced last year, when astronomers unveiled direct images of a single-planet and...
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    Limbaugh Admits the Obvious: Osama bin Laden is Dead

    American’s Journey December 1, 2009 Rush Limbaugh admits he believes Osama bin Laden is dead on todays show – plus Thom Hartmann DRG interview – so what is the mission in AFPAKistan? Given: The news today that our peaceful President Obama is sending a bunch more troops to AFPAKistan to...
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    Close-up movie shows hidden details in the birth of super suns

    The constellation Orion is a hotbed of massive star formation, most prominently in the great nebula that sits in Orion's sword. The glowing gas of the nebula is powered by a group of young massive stars, but behind it is a cluster of younger stars and clumps of gas. Still gathering together...
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    Planet X, Where Are You Hiding?

    Where Are You Hiding Planet X, Dr. Brown? 05-11-2009 / WWW.NIBURU.NL Mike Brown is a professor of planetary astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and an expert dwarf planet hunter, accredited with discovering over 100 minor bodies in the Kuiper belt. Dr. Brown is also...
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    Russia hopes nuclear ship will fly humans to Mars

    MOSCOW – Russia should build a new nuclear-powered spaceship for prospective manned missions to Mars and other planets, the nation's space chief said Thursday. Anatoly Perminov first proposed building the ship at a government meeting Wednesday but didn't explain its purpose. President Dmitry...
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    Do Jupiter?s Red Storms Signal Massive Climate Change?

    The Daily Galaxy October 29, 2009 The Hubble Space Telescope and Keck Observatory images may support the idea that Jupiter is in the midst of violent global climate change. This theory was first proposed in 2004 by Phil Marcus, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of...
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    'Sidewalk Astronomy' to Sweep the U.S. This Weekend

    People across America will have a chance to gaze up at Jupiter and its four largest moons this weekend the same way Galileo did almost 400 years ago. To celebrate "Galilean Nights," a project supported by the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009), public observing events will be held...
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    Eyes to the skies for the 'Galilean Nights'

    PARIS (AFP) – Astronomers around the world are gearing up for three days of intense sky-watching in honour of Galileo, whose observations 400 years ago revolutionised our understanding of the cosmos. The "Galilean Nights" promoted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) aim at giving...
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    Europa ocean may contain enough oxygen to support life

    The global ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa contains about twice the liquid water of all the Earth's oceans combined. New research suggests that there may be plenty of oxygen available in that ocean to support life, a hundred times more oxygen than previously estimated. The chances for life there...
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    Inverse energy cascade may energize Jupiter's jet streams

    A new analysis of Cassini observations of Jupiter shows that an "inverse energy cascade" mechanism could be supplying the energy that powers and maintains the intense jet streams that typically rip through Jupiter's atmosphere at the same speeds as much shorter-lived hurricanes and tornadoes do...
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    Sea-level stargazing: Astronomers make key sighting with Florida telescope

    This summer, University of Florida (UF) astronomers inaugurated the world's largest optical telescope on a nearly 8,000-foot mountaintop. But it was a far more modest observatory, located just above sea level in rural Levy County and just down the road from the UF campus that proved key to a...
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