Thursday, February 9, 2012

Milky Way's Black Hole Davouring Asteroids

 The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be vaporizing and devouring asteroids, which could explain the frequent flares observed, according to astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Surface of Mars an Unlikely Place for Life After 600-Million-Year Drought, Say Scientists

Mars may have been arid for more than 600 million years, making it too hostile for any life to survive on the planet's surface, according to researchers who have been carrying out the painstaking task of analysing individual particles of Martian soil. Dr Tom Pike, from Imperial College London, will discuss the team's analysis at a European Space Agency (ESA) meeting on 7 February 2012.
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