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NASA Is Taking a New Look at Searching for Life Beyond Earth

Post by Dragon on Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:57 pm

Since the beginning of civilization, humanity has wondered whether we are alone in the universe. As NASA has explored our solar system and beyond, it has developed increasingly sophisticated tools to address this fundamental question. Within our solar system, NASA’s missions have searched for signs of both ancient and current life, especially on Mars and soon, Jupiter’s moon Europa. Beyond our solar system, missions, such as Kepler and TESS, are revealing thousands of planets orbiting other stars.

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Post by Dragon on Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:59 pm


Credits: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), F. Summers, G. Bacon, Z. Levay, and L. Frattare (Viz 3D Team, STScI)

A zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star. Astronomers trained the iconic telescope on this colorful feature, called the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635.

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A zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star.

Astronomers trained the iconic telescope on this colorful feature, called the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635.

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Re: NASA Is Taking a New Look at Searching for Life Beyond Earth

Post by Cloud on Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:25 am

Dragon wrote:

A zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star.

Astronomers trained the iconic telescope on this colorful feature, called the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635.


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