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An international team of astronomers exploring the disk of gas and dust around a nearby star have uncovered a compact cloud of poisonous gas formed by ongoing rapid-fire collisions among a swarm of icy, comet-like bodies. The researchers suggest the comet swarm is either the remnant of a crash between two icy worlds the size of Mars or frozen debris trapped and concentrated by the gravity of an ...Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:45:17 -0700
In the giant system that connects Earth to the sun, one key event happens over and over: solar material streams toward Earth and the giant magnetic bubble around Earth, the magnetosphere helps keep it at bay. read moreSun, 09 Mar 2014 17:56:21 -0700
Dionte Daniels, of Glenarden, Md., has been charged with attempted second-degree murder.Sun, 09 Mar 2014 03:16:27 -0700
NASA has successfully concluded a remotely controlled test of new technologies that would empower future space robots to transfer hazardous oxidizer – a type of propellant – into the tanks of satellites in space today. Concurrently on the ground, NASA is incorporating results from this test and the Robotic Refueling Mission on the International Space Station to prepare for an upcoming ground ...Sun, 09 Mar 2014 03:04:52 -0700
Process Could Allow Satellites To Be Replenished In Orbit NASA has successfully concluded a remotely controlled test of new technologies that would empower future space robots to transfer hazardous oxidizer – a type of propellant – into the tanks of satellites currently in orbit. Concurrently on the ground, NASA is incorporating results from this test and the Robotic Refueling Mission on the ...Sat, 08 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0800
Man suffers a critical head injury and a teen is stabbed in the back 3 times in unrelated altercations Friday night.Sat, 08 Mar 2014 06:28:07 -0800
Metro Transit Police say they've charged a Maryland man in connection with a fight that happened aboard a green line train and left a second man in critical condition.Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:33:06 -0800
Joanne Malkus Simpson, a Boston native and world-renowned atmospheric scientist whose accomplishments span a half-century, died March 4 of multiple organ failure at George Washington University Hospital. The Washington, D.C., resident was 86.Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:10:50 -0800
[ Watch The Video: TRMM Sees California Storm Move East ] Harold F. Pierce, NASA The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite provided a look at the rainfall associated with the large storm system that brought soaking rains to California on Feb. 28 and Mar. 1. Satellite imagery created at NASA shows the movement of the storm from the US West Coast to the East Coast. At NASA's ...Fri, 07 Mar 2014 10:09:28 -0800
[ Watch the Video: Colliding Comets Hint At Unseen Exoplanet ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA scientists have found evidence of a highly-turbulent comet field circling a star 63 light years from Earth. This cosmic shooting gallery has produced a massive ring of carbon monoxide gas and dust that also encircles the star, according to a new report published in the journal ...