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Google’s Plan to “Estimate Web Sources’ Trustworthiness” | Space News

Many disturbing examples demonstrate that scientific debate and inquiry on the Internet is not always free nor open. One such example may be Google’s recently announced plan to begin manipulating search engine results to reward websites based on their apparent … Continue reading

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Preview with Michael Steinbacher | EU2015

A growing community of scientists and independent investigators are exploring the effects of electrical discharges on planetary surfaces. A key figure in this blossoming field is Michael Steinbacher, a professional photographer who has studied the geological formations in the American … Continue reading

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Does Gravity Alone Rule the Cosmos? | Space News

For nearly three years, we have reported on countless discoveries that challenge the foundations of modern cosmology and astrophysics. Today we routinely hear of celestial objects ranging in scale from stars, galaxies and quasar groups that should not exist if … Continue reading

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Are Bright Spots on Ceres Electric? | Space News

In March, the NASA Dawn Spacecraft entered the orbit of the mysterious dwarf planet Ceres, with the craft scheduled to begin sending images to Earth later this month. For several weeks, surprising and unexplained bright spots within a crater on … Continue reading

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The Electrochemistry of Comets with Dr. Franklin Anariba | Space News

It is a great paradox in comet science: We are told that a comet nucleus is a ball of ice, or dirty snowball, or icy fluff ball that accreted billions of year ago in the solar system’s infancy. Comets are … Continue reading

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How is Mars Rover Opportunity Still Alive? | Space News

Today, we review one of the great ongoing mysteries in the history of Mars exploration. In January of 2004, the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity arrived at the red planet about three weeks apart. Due to the extreme dustiness of … Continue reading

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“Baffling” Mars Plumes are Electric | Space News

Science news headlines around the world tell of a baffling mystery on the planet Mars. In March of 2012, amateur astronomers spotted enormous plumes jetting from the Martian surface. The plumes were more than 250 KM high and several hundreds … Continue reading

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Mysterious Lovejoy Comets | Space News

In the last few years, several of the comets discovered by astronomer Terry Lovejoy have provided astronomers on Earth with dramatic and unexpected displays. From the astonishing 2011 journey of comet c/2011 W3, which survived perihelion just 140,000 km above … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Comets Melt in the Sun? | Space News

Sungrazer comets that survive perihelion extremely close to the Sun is a longstanding puzzle for comet science. In reality, observations going back centuries reveals that a comet’s activity has little or nothing to do with solar warming. Comets sometimes flare … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Consciousness | Interview with Dr. Michael Clarage

Perhaps the greatest mystery of human experience is consciousness itself. Today, the fields of neuroscience and neurotechnology provide astounding insights into the electrical and chemical processes of the brain. Consequently, institutional science proposes with confidence that the brain alone creates … Continue reading

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