Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not.
Both are equally terrifying.

— Arthur C. Clarke

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UK families in buyers club fly to Argentina for cystic fibrosis drugs

The NHS in England won’t provide a new treatment for cystic fibrosis, so families have formed a buyers club and travelled to South America to buy a version
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UK families in buyers club fly to Argentina for cystic fibrosis drugs

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - 3 hours 13 min ago
The NHS in England won’t provide a new treatment for cystic fibrosis, so families have formed a buyers club and travelled to South America to buy a version
Categories: Astronomy

The Tulip in the Swan

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Framing a bright emission region,


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Saturn at Night

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Still bright in planet Earth's night skies,


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Along the Western Veil

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Along the Western Veil


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Gigantic Jet Lightning over India

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Yes, but can your lightning bolt do this?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Water Vapor Discovered on Distant Exoplanet

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Where else might life exist?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

A Lunar Corona over Turin

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

What are those colorful rings around the Moon?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Eye Sky a Dragon

APOD - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:00pm

What do you see when you look into this sky?


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

Trump Hails Mars As NASA's Next Target, Says the Moon's 'Not So Exciting'

Space.com - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 11:01am
President Trump said the U.S. space program is doing tremendous work with commercial companies to eventually send NASA astronauts Mars.
Categories: Astronomy

On This Day in Space! Sept. 22, 2006: Japan Launches Solar Observatory

Space.com - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:38am
On Sept. 22, 2006,the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency launched a sun-observing satellite called Hinode, or Solar-B. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Categories: Astronomy

In Photos: Snoopy Visits NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Space.com - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:25am
Snoopy, a famous beagle from the comic strip "Peanuts," recently showed up at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, donning a bright-orange spacesuit. What did he want? A ticket to Mars!
Categories: Astronomy

Something is Killing Galaxies, and Scientists Are On the Case

Space.com - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:13am
In the most extreme regions of the universe, galaxies are being killed. Their star formation is being shut down and astronomers want to know why.
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'Get Used to it' — The Women Who Broke Through Apollo's Glass Ceiling

Space.com - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 8:01am
Three trailblazing scientists and engineers spoke on a panel about being women working at NASA during the Apollo program.
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When two people fancy each other their heart rates jump in harmony

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 1:00am
In a blind date, couples whose heart rates become synchronised are more likely to be attracted to each other – but physical body language makes no difference
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When two people fancy each other their heart rates jump in harmony

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 1:00am
In a blind date, couples whose heart rates become synchronised are more likely to be attracted to each other – but physical body language makes no difference
Categories: Astronomy

Venus Could Have Supported Life for Billions of Years

Universe Today - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 5:04pm

A new study by a team of NASA scientists indicates that Venus could have been habitable for billions of years (and still would be today) were it not for all the resurfacing!

The post Venus Could Have Supported Life for Billions of Years appeared first on Universe Today.

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A Long Storm System on Saturn

APOD - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 4:00pm

It was one of the largest and longest lived storms ever recorded in our Solar System.


Categories: Astronomy, NASA

NASA to Air Rescheduled Launch, Capture of Cargo Ship to Space Station

NASA - Breaking News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 2:55pm
A Japanese cargo spacecraft loaded with more than four tons of supplies, spare parts, and experiment hardware is scheduled to launch from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan to the International Space Station at 12:05 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 24 (1:05 a.m. Sept. 25 in Japan). Live coverage on NASA Television and the agency’s website will
Categories: NASA

Lunar Geology in 1969; Heaven "Located" in 1869

Space - SciAm - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 9:00am
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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