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NASA to Announce New Discovery by Hubble Space Telescope

NASA to Announce New Discovery by Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope STS-82 Crew, STScI, NASA NASA is expected to announce a new discovery by researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The space agency has scheduled a teleconference with reporters for 1 p.m. EST (1800 GMT) on Wednesday to announce and discuss the finding, which will also be published that day in the journal […]

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Are there  dead bodies on  Mount Everest?

Are there dead bodies on Mount Everest?

The petrified, frozen remains of climber George Leigh Mallory lie on a slope of Mount Everest. The lost mountaineer's remains were found 75 years after he and fellow climber Andrew Irvine disappeared in 1924 trying to reach the summit. Mount­ Everest is the h­ighest point on planet Earth. Because of this unique distinction, humans have been climbing it since Sir […]

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Malaria caught on camera breaking and entering cell

Malaria caught on camera breaking and entering cell

A malaria parasite has been caught on camera for the first time breaking and entering human red bloods cell before savagely destroying them from the inside. The Plasmodium parasite transmits malaria via the bite of infected mosquitoes. The infectious disease kills one million people every year and infects 400million.

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Covered in ancient dots and lines, it's thought to be where man made his first attempts to write. Since its (re)discovery in 1994, the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in southern France has offered scientists a veritable treasure trove of perfectly preserved paintings. Alongside these are and evidence of attempts at communication 30,000 to 40,000 years ago. Now the long-abandoned underground enclosure is […]

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Do blindfolded dolphins use “sixth sense”?

Do blindfolded dolphins use “sixth sense”?

Image credit: www.corbisimages.com A new study has found that a blindfolded dolphin can imitate movements of other dolphins, almost as if it has a sixth sense. According to Dr. Kelly Jaakkola at the non-profit Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys, a male bottlenose dolphin named Tanner who was blindfolded with opaque latex goggles was able to detect the movements […]

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Xtra UFO  Headlines 21/01/2011

Xtra UFO Headlines 21/01/2011

UFO alien nation? Eisenhower: “I am fairly certain Ike was aware of aliens visiting Earth” Rebranding Ufology Dr. Anthony Choy on the Peruvian “Mothership” Peru: The Mothership That Wasn't? ……

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Paranormal researcher says Newtown sightings were paper lanterns

Paranormal researcher says Newtown sightings were paper lanterns

The five mysterious, low-flying “aircraft” that police said they saw last Saturday were actually paper lanterns, said Jon Nowinski, the director of the Smoking Gun Research Agency, a nonprofit agency based in Orange. “It's not something that people have to panic over,” he said. Nowinksi, 29, has been studying UFOs, ghost encounters and haunted houses since he was in high […]

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Fossil female pterosaur found with preserved egg

Fossil female pterosaur found with preserved egg

For fossil hunters, it represents one of those breakthrough moments. A pterosaur has been found in China beautifully preserved with an egg. The egg indicates this ancient flying reptile was a female, and that realisation has allowed researchers to sex these creatures for the first time. Writing in Science magazine, the palaeontologists make some broad statements about gender differences in […]

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Largest U.S. Rocket in Service Blasts Off From West Coast

Largest U.S. Rocket in Service Blasts Off From West Coast

It is the largest rocket ever launched from the U.S. West Coast. The 235ft-tall Delta IV Heavy Launch Vehicle lifted off at 1.10pm local time yesterday with a classified U.S. government defence satellite on board. Carrying cargo for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the booster rose into the sky over California's central coast and arced over the Pacific Ocean, a […]

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Is this the strangest plane ever developed by NASA?

Is this the strangest plane ever developed by NASA?

It looks like something out of the latest futuristic Hollywood blockbuster. But this rather odd-looking plane is in fact more than 30 years old. Developed by Nasa in the 1970s, the AD-1 – or Ames-Dryden-1 – was a research aircraft designed to investigate the concept of a pivoting wing. Airborne for just four years between 1979 and 1982, it was […]

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