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The controversy over interstellar messaging

Should we beam messages into deep space, announcing our presence to any extraterrestrial civilizations that might be out there? Or, should we just listen? Since the beginnings of the modern Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence ...

dateFeb 20, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Hubble finds new Neptune moon

( —NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon orbiting the distant blue-green planet Neptune, the 14th known to be circling the giant planet.

dateJul 15, 2013 in Astronomy
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No signals from newest Kepler planet

A newly discovered planet has been observed with the Allen Telescope Array in a search for radio signals that would betray technically sophisticated inhabitants, but no transmissions have been detected.

dateJan 07, 2015 in Astronomy
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Scientists search for moons around asteroids

( -- Most people know that some planets have moons but would be surprised to know that some asteroids do, too. According to Joshua Emery, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of ...

dateOct 06, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Hubble discovers another moon around Pluto

( -- Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The tiny, new satellite, temporarily designated P4, was uncovered in a Hubble survey searching for ...

dateJul 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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