Tag Archives: European Space Agency

European-Russian spacecraft heads out in search for life on Mars

By Maria Sheahan (Reuters) – Europe & Russia launched a spacecraft on Monday in a joint mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars & bring humans a step…

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European scientists make last-ditch attempt to contact comet lander

By Victoria Bryan BERLIN (Reuters) – European scientists will send a command into space on Sunday to try to move & restore contact with the comet lander Philae that has…

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Time Warps and Black Holes: The Past, Present & Future of Space-Time

When giving the coordinates for a location, most people provide the latitude, longitude & perhaps altitude. But there is a fourth dimension often neglected: time. The combination of the physical…

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European satellite to test method to find ripples in space, time

An experimental satellite slated for launch on Wednesday will test a technique to detect ripples in space & across time, adding a new perspective for viewing & understanding the universe….

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Large asteroid set to shoot by Earth on Halloween

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A large asteroid that scientists only discovered this month will make a relatively close approach to Earth on Saturday, astronomers say, providing…

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Giant Radio Telescope Could Detect E.T.'s Call

A huge telescope array will allow scientists to conduct the most sensitive & exhaustive search for signs of alien civilizations to date when it comes online, the project's backers say….

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Why Does Comet 67P Sing? Scientists Think They Know

The source of a strange "song" that was belted out by a comet as it hurtled through space may have finally been found. In August 2014, the European Space Agency's…

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Comet lander still silent, scientists shift focus to drilling

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European scientists have revised their plans for the comet lander Philae & are now focusing on getting images & drill samples if communications are restored. After coming…

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Comet lander falls silent, scientists fear it has moved

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Philae comet lander has fallen silent, European scientists said on Monday, raising fears that it has moved again on its new home millions of miles from…

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Enormous Black Hole Is Too Big for Its Galaxy

A newfound giant black hole nearly as massive as 7 billion suns is dozens of times larger than astronomers expected given its host galaxy's size, researchers say. This finding may…

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