Category Archives: Space Exploration

Galaxy cluster collisions energize cosmic rays – Technology &science – Space – Space.com – msnbc.com

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39330179/ns/technology_and_science-space/ Shooting a laser at the sky This image, released on Sept. 6, shows a laser beam shooting up from the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. The laser beam is used as a guide for the observatory’s adaptive-optics … Continue reading

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http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/NASA-Imaging-Science/photo/080815/480/0cbcfad779fc48ee9f6021cf806b6d4d/s:/space/20080905/sc_space/newpartialringsdiscoveredaroundsaturn;_ylt=Al742I589nUZHcgJscQEg43737YB An image provided by NASA of Saturn’s moon Enceladus was made by the Casini spacecraft during a fly-by on Aug. 11, 2008. This false-color mosaic combines Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) narrow-angle camera images obtained through ultraviolet, green, and near-infrared … Continue reading

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Photo from AP Photo

http://www.daylife.com/photo/0crUcjraQT5om Can’t pinch off a loaf? Outta sorts, lethargic, assuming poopyheadedness? No problem, keep reading…. In this Wednesday, June 18, 2008 hand out photo, nurses are seen, posing near a monument to enemas at Mashuk Akva-Term Sanatorium in the town … Continue reading

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http://web.eps.utk.edu/ifsg_files/ifsg_links.html DATABASES: # Explosive and Impact Crater Database and Size Estimator This link contains a database summarizing over 1500 explosive and impact craters, including both small laboratory experiments and the large explosive terrestrial craters formed by conventional and nuclear explosives. … Continue reading

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Cassini Solstice Mission: Images

http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/images/image-details.cfm?imageID=3031 April 9, 2008 Saturn dominates this colorful view, taken from a vantage point high above the rings. From here the Cassini spacecraft can see the rings’ far side, where the dark shadow of Saturn abruptly terminates their visibility. Mimas … Continue reading

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HubbleSite – NewsCenter – Hubble Finds First Organic Molecule on an Exoplanet (03/19/2008) – Release Images

http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2008/11/image/a/format/web/ NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has made the first detection ever of an organic molecule in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting another star. This breakthrough is an important step in eventually identifying signs of life on a planet … Continue reading

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