Space and Astronomy Megathread (MERGED) - Part 1

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  1. DJ_KiDDvIcIOUs Registered

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    New Evidence That There Are Many Ways to Build a Solar System

    http://io9.com/new-evidence-that-there-are-many-ways-to-build-a-solar-1568764902

    Cool find, and tons of great related stuff at the link
     
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    Astronomers Have Discovered A Star That's As Cold As Ice

    http://io9.com/astronomers-have-discovered-a-star-thats-as-cold-as-ice-1568183316

    Well that's bizarre
     
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    Unprecedented Images Show The "Dim Matter" That Connects All Galaxies

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    http://authors.library.caltech.edu/44109/

    http://authors.library.caltech.edu/44105/

    Well this is certainly big news, closer and closer to confirming dark matter
     
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    You're gonna have to try harder, Universe.:o

    *Remembers that earth is passing through the Eta Aquarids tonight.*

    I take it back and marvel at your magnificence, Universe. Carry on being awesome. Dont mind me.
     
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  6. regwec Make Mine Marble

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    This Is the Milky Way's Magnetic Fingerprint

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    http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/S...anck_takes_magnetic_fingerprint_of_our_Galaxy

    Neat
     
  8. KevanG Pragmatic Villain

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    Space is pretty. :)

    Usually only if you can see beyond our visual spectrum though. :(
     
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    regwec: what a gorgeous pic :woot:
     
  10. regwec Make Mine Marble

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    A beautiful photo of Saturn taken last Monday

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    Awesome pic!
     
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    #37 Marvolo, May 8, 2014
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    Pretty old but still pretty awesome! Ever see the "what if the moon was a disco ball" video?
     
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    We've Finally Found Our Sun's Long-Lost Sister

    http://www.as.utexas.edu/~ivan/sun_siblings.pdf

    Amazing they were able to find that
     
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    It has life alright. It's where all our evil twins live.
     
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    Unless you're the evil one, and the good Teelie lives over there :oldrazz:
     
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    *shaves off goatee*
     
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    Agreed. That hexagon shape at the north pole makes my head hurt if I think about it too much.
     
  19. Venom'sDad Enter The Sym

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    So word is Russia has taken it's ball and is going home with regards to the space station now.

     
  21. regwec Make Mine Marble

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    The US will find more willing and constructive collaborators than Russia as this century progresses.
     
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    Jupiter's Great Red Spot is mysteriously shrinking in a dramatic way

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    http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2014/24/

    How weird is that?
     
  23. Teelie Jokerface

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    I blame global warming.
     
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    A Realtime Map Of The Meteoroids In Earth's Sky

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    http://fireballs.ndc.nasa.gov/

    I had no idea there are so many raining down on us daily
     
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    That's a whole lot of them! :wow:
     

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