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How Red Dwarf Stars Deprive Their Baby Planets of Oxygen

How Red Dwarf Stars Deprive Their Baby Planets of Oxygen By Judith E Braffman-Miller Are we alone? The quest to find the Holy Grail of life beyond Earth is certainly one of humanity’s greatest endeavors–and the answer to this profound question could change forever how we view ourselves, and how we perceive our own true place in the cosmic scheme…

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Hidden Black Hole May Be The “Missing Link”

Hidden Black Hole May Be The “Missing Link” By Judith E Braffman-Miller Black holes are powerful, greedy gravitational beasts that are known to come in only two sizes: stellar mass and supermassive. “Small” stellar mass black holes weigh-in at only a few Suns, while sinister supermassive monsters–that usually lurk hungrily in the dark hearts of probably every large galaxy in…

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The Mystery Of The Vanishing Ice Volcanoes

The Mystery Of The Vanishing Ice Volcanoes By Judith E Braffman-Miller Strange things happen in our Solar System–things that do not occur on Earth, and are decidedly alien and unfamiliar to us. Take the dwarf planet Ceres, for example. This small, spherical denizen of the Main Asteroid Belt, located between Mars and Jupiter, apparently has had, in the past, odd…

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The Strange Case Of The Pushy Void

The Strange Case Of The Pushy Void By Judith E Braffman-Miller Billions upon billions of galaxies, blazing with the furious, brilliant fires of a host of dazzling stars, trace out the heavy and gigantic filaments of the Great Cosmic Web–a structure that would otherwise be invisible to our eyes, were it not for these sparkling and revealing flecks of starlight….

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Juno’s Latest Close Flyby of Jupiter on This Week @NASA – February 3, 2017

Juno’s Latest Close Flyby of Jupiter on This Week @NASA – February 3, 2017 NASA Feb 3, 2017 NASA’s Juno spacecraft made its latest close flyby of Jupiter Feb. 2 — passing about 2,700 miles above the planet’s clouds. This was the fourth close flyby since Juno began orbiting Jupiter last year on July 4. During these close passes instruments…

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