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Scientists Plan on Taking the Risk, Brings Rosetta Closer To Comet

Scientists plan risky move to get Rosetta spacecraft nearer comet

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With a view to communicate with its robotic lander on the surface and start experiments that could unlock some of the universe’s secrets, the European scientists are planning a risky maneuver to get their Rosetta spacecraft closer to the comet ...

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Locals Witness the Passing of a Meteor on the Skies of North Florida

Apparent meteor spotted crossing North Florida sky

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Hundreds of individuals witnessed what seemed much like a meteor shooting across the sky of North Florida on a Saturday Night. “The best way I can describe it is it looked like a large firework. But then there was a ...

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‘Black Beauty’ Meteorite Found in Mars

Rocks on Mars look like ‘Black Beauty’ meteorite

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The large number of rocks on the surface of red planet looks much alike the ‘Black Beauty’ meteorite found a few years ago in the Moroccan desert, according to a new study. The NWA 7034 meteorite has been shown to ...

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Super Earths and Planet Formation Recreated in Lab

Research Recreates Planet Formation, Super-earths in Lab

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Recent compression experiments using laser reproduce the conditions deep inside the super Earths and giant planet cores, and the conditions during the violent birth of Earth-like planets. Reported in today’s edition of Science, the experiments unravel the uncommon properties of ...

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Curiosity Rover Observing the ‘Mojave’ Rock For Drilling

Curiosity Rover Eyes Mars Rock 'Mojave' for Drilling

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NASA’s Curiosity rover may be about to collect samples from another Martian rock.   The curiosity rover weighing a thousand kilos started carrying out “mini-drill” tests on rock called Mojave this week to assess the suitability of the stone for ...

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Researchers Find Strange Rock that Contains Over 30,000 Diamonds

Strange rock containing 30,000 diamonds baffles scientists

Talk about coolness- a team of Russian miners have now pulled out a strange-looking red and green stone from the depths of the earth, which is unlike any stone ever seen in the history. These workers at Alrosa’s Udachnaya diamond ...

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Amazing Rock Unearthed In Russia Contains 1000’s Of Diamonds

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SAN FRANCISCO — Here’s the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red and green rock, ornament-sized, stuffed with 30,000 teeny-tiny diamonds. The sparkly mass was pulled from Russia’s huge Udachnaya diamond mine and donated to science. ...

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