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Forum: Astronomy and Cosmology

News from the stars, planets, comets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere as well as the study of the Universe in its totality as it is now and by extension humanity's place in it.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Electric Universe by Wallace Thornhill and David Talbott

    I am reposting here what I posted in a thread about blue kachina. From my point of view what Wallace and David are onto is really, really important. ...

    Started by Ultima Thule, 29th September 2013 05:26
    • Replies: 11
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    20th May 2015 01:51 Go to last post
  1. Interstellar object ’Oumuamua confirmed to be from another solar system

    Astronomers are now certain that the mysterious object detected hurtling past our sun last month is indeed from another solar system. They have named...

    Started by sunwings, 21st November 2017 09:53
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  2. Exclamation Reminder : Full moon coming up.......

    The Full Moon for February is the best supermoon of 2019. Traditionally, this Moon was called the Snow Moon. Find out why—plus, see more Moon facts...

    Started by Whisper, 18th February 2019 09:39
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 868
    21st March 2019 07:57 Go to last post
  3. Causes of the Ice Age and Nova, the Greatest Secret of the United States. Important Info!

    Every once in a great while I find some information that blows me away. This lecture has to take the cake. I am not into disaster, end of the world...

    Started by neutronstar, 5th January 2019 19:50
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    11th March 2019 03:49 Go to last post
  4. Binary stars prime candidates for alien life, scientists discover

    Binary star systems could be prime candidates for alien life, according to a new study from the University of Sheffield. Researchers have...

    Started by Did You See Them, 7th March 2019 14:03
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 310
    7th March 2019 14:03 Go to last post
  5. What exactly are Black Holes!

    There is lot of misinformation circulating on Black holes that too from today's scientist who unable to unravel the mystery of it's existence. ...

    Started by koundinya, 4th March 2019 17:18
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 469
    6th March 2019 00:01 Go to last post
  6. Bolides, Comets, Asteroids, Meteors And Falling Skies

    NASA space data supports citizens' observations: Meteor fireballs are increasing exponentially Dr. M.A. Rose...

    Started by Hervé, 9th January 2016 02:26
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    5th March 2019 20:15 Go to last post
  7. Question The Moon Lies Within Earth's Atmosphere, Claims Study

    Hello Avalonians & Avalonettes what do you think of this new assertion? & How will it change our understanding of our solar system?

    Started by Star Tsar, 26th February 2019 10:48
    earth, hydrogen geocorona, moon, new theory
    • Replies: 6
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    27th February 2019 12:15 Go to last post
  8. New sky map reveals hundreds of thousands of new galaxies

    Papers based on only the first 2% of a radio survey of the sky have been published in a special issue of a scientific journal. More than 200...

    Started by Did You See Them, 19th February 2019 21:01
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 741
    25th February 2019 03:51 Go to last post
  9. What HAS Russia spotted in Earth's upper atmosphere?

    Scientists say satellite detected unexplained 'explosions of light' in cloud-free skies. Scientists with Lomonosov satellite say it spotted...

    Started by scotslad, 12th February 2019 05:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 994
    12th February 2019 09:40 Go to last post
  10. Meteor EXPLODES, shatters windows in western Cuba – after startling Florida Keys

    A meteor has rocked the skies of western Cuba, exploding mid-air, shattering windows and raining charred meteorite rocks on people’s homes. Before...

    Started by Did You See Them, 1st February 2019 20:47
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 760
    5th February 2019 09:51 Go to last post
  11. Exclamation Blood red eclipse of the moon: January 21, 2019

    How to Watch the January 2019 Lunar Eclipse The shadow of the Earth will eclipse the moon and turn it blood red on January 21, 2019. ...

    Started by Whisper, 9th January 2019 07:31
    • Replies: 12
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    26th January 2019 23:39 Go to last post
  12. Europe wants to mine the moon by 2025

    Here is the public realm next step in the space colonization by humanity. The international space station is scheduled to be shutdown in 2024,...

    Started by Justplain, 22nd January 2019 14:43
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 441
    24th January 2019 12:38 Go to last post
  13. NASA states ‘we couldn’t hide them’ — whether they're killer asteroids, or aliens

    Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere in the forum... "NASA alien ADMISSION: Space agency reveals ‘we can’t hide them’ in bombshell video...

    Started by scotslad, 20th January 2019 20:41
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 913
    21st January 2019 08:02 Go to last post
  14. Our Moon

    Do we have any definite proof that our Moon is an artificial satellite? Just trying to piece together all the things I have learned! :waving:

    Started by Foxie Loxie, 10th March 2016 23:05
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    13th January 2019 17:07 Go to last post
  15. HAWAII Mauna Kea Observatory- Cloudcams

    The Keck Observatory sits atop Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. Credit: NASA/JPL The twin telescopes at the W.M. Keck Observatory are the...

    Started by Whisper, 21st December 2018 17:43
    • Replies: 1
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    21st December 2018 19:57 Go to last post
  16. Mystery of dark matter may have been solved by Oxford scientists

    Roughly 95% of the universe is believed to be missing - but a new study suggests a fluid which could explain the mystery. A team of scientists at...

    Started by Did You See Them, 5th December 2018 12:16
    • Replies: 8
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    14th December 2018 15:09 Go to last post
  17. Scientists simulate black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

    At the centre of our Milky Way galaxy is a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A*, and scientists have visualised it in virtual reality for...

    Started by Did You See Them, 19th November 2018 22:30
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 650
    19th November 2018 22:30 Go to last post
  18. NASA video teases return to Moon and flight to Mars

    A new video released by NASA has teased the space agency's return to the Moon and plans to fly beyond it with missions to Mars. The project aims...

    Started by Did You See Them, 17th November 2018 19:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 716
    18th November 2018 13:53 Go to last post
  19. Frozen super-Earth found six light years away could support life

    The rocky planet, at least 3.2 times the size of Earth, would be the second-closest world known beyond our solar system. A frozen "super-Earth"...

    Started by Did You See Them, 15th November 2018 13:47
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 711
    15th November 2018 16:15 Go to last post
  20. Cigar-shaped interstellar object may have been an alien probe, Harvard paper claims

    Cigar-shaped interstellar object may have been an alien probe, Harvard paper claims (CNN)A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through...

    Started by Mypos, 6th November 2018 18:22
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 784
    6th November 2018 18:25 Go to last post
  21. Has China's 'Area 51' been found in the Gobi Desert?.......

    Has China's 'Area 51' been found in the Gobi Desert? https://www.foxnews.com/tech/has-chinas-area-51-been-found-in-the-gobi-desert For...

    Started by Deux Corbeaux, 6th October 2018 10:54
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,769
    20th October 2018 11:25 Go to last post
  22. 10 Apr 2014 - Construction to Begin on NASA Spacecraft Set to Visit Asteroid in 2018

    10 Apr 2014 - Construction to Begin on NASA Spacecraft Set to Visit Asteroid in 2018 NASA's team that will conduct the first U.S. mission to collect...

    Started by NASA, 10th April 2014 18:40
    • Replies: 4
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    19th October 2018 01:30 Go to last post
  23. 30 Mar 2015 - BepiColombo Launch Moved to 2017

    30 Mar 2015 - BepiColombo Launch Moved to 2017 The launch of BepiColombo, an ESA mission to explore the planet Mercury in collaboration with the...

    Started by NASA, 30th March 2015 16:30
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 798
    17th October 2018 13:12 Go to last post
  24. Quantum entanglement loophole quashed by quasar light

    That's what happens when you let quasars decide what to measure. With the help of two extremely bright quasars located more than 7 billion...

    Started by ichingcarpenter, 14th October 2018 21:58
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 769
    15th October 2018 04:34 Go to last post
  25. Artificial intelligence helps track down mysterious cosmic radio bursts

    Artificial intelligence helps track down mysterious cosmic radio bursts September 10, 2018, University of California - Berkeley Artificial...

    Started by ichingcarpenter, 12th September 2018 15:14
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,165
    12th October 2018 17:27 Go to last post
  26. Kepler telescope discovers crop of 104 new Exoplanets, 4 look promising - 18 July 2016

    I like updating these reports of Exo planets to see where NASA is currently in the planet hunting game. Its been 20 years since the first...

    Started by Cidersomerset, 21st July 2016 23:59
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    2nd October 2018 07:10 Go to last post
  27. Creepy skull-shaped asteroid will cruise by Earth after Halloween

    Asteroid 2015 TB145 was discovered back in (you guessed it) 2015, and its initial appearance near Earth was truly noteworthy. The rock, which looks a...

    Started by ichingcarpenter, 1st October 2018 19:51
    • Replies: 3
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    2nd October 2018 03:05 Go to last post
  28. Asteroid Ryugu looks like an Octahedron

    The Jaxa´s Spaceprobe Hayabusa 2 closed in on Ryugu up to 100 km and shot some amazing Pictures. The shape seems to be roughly an octaeder....

    Started by uzn, 23rd June 2018 14:42
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    28th September 2018 12:30 Go to last post
  29. Ancient Mars was ripe for underground life, study suggests

    New research suggests that microbial life could have existed beneath the surface, taking energy from dissolved hydrogen molecules. Scientists now...

    Started by Did You See Them, 25th September 2018 11:20
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 750
    25th September 2018 11:35 Go to last post
  30. Elon Musk - Making Humanity A Multiplanetary Species

    Space X Making Humanity A Multiplanetary Species Published 27th September 2016 / Recorded 27th September 2016 @ International Astronaut...

    Started by Star Tsar, 28th September 2016 08:59
    4 Pages
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    elon musk, humanity, mars, space x
    • Replies: 66
    • Views: 17,530
    18th September 2018 00:57 Go to last post

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