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(Discovery News) LHC Keeps Bruising 'Difficult to Kill' Supersymmetry

In a new blow for the futuristic 'supersymmetry' theory of the universe's basic anatomy, experts reported fresh evidence Monday of subatomic activity consistent with the mainstream Standard Model of particle physics.

(Discovery News) These Crazy-Dense Galaxies are Packed With Stars

The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.

(Discovery News) 'Interstellar Hackathon' to Chart Our Path to the Stars

In September, the collective energy of a galaxy of deep-space mavens, futurists, technologists, engineers, and enthusiasts will converge on a Philadelphia university campus to try to meet humanity's interstellar challenge.

(Discovery News) DNews: Asteroid Metals Tempt Would-Be Miners on Earth

This week an asteroid passed by Earth that was worth an estimated 5 trillion dollars in platinum. Big bucks, out there for the taking! Is it possible to mine precious metals in space?

(ScienceDaily) Dust pillars of destruction reveal impact of cosmic wind on galaxy evolution

Astronomers have long known that powerful cosmic winds can sometimes blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and stopping future star formation. Now they have a clearer snapshot of how it happens.

(euronews) Wi-Fi in the clouds - Mount Fuji in Japan gets connected

Climbers of Mount Fuji can now flash their ascent and conquest of Japan's highest peak in an instant. Selfies can be uploaded on to social media…






(euronews) Supergrass: harvesting the energy potential of riverbank plants

The grassy banks of the river Barrow in Ireland may look unproductive in agricultural terms, but to scientists involved in a "European research…






(euronews) Do you know: can grass save the planet?

Is grass growing at poor, unproductive wastelands our final weapon against climate change? This crop researcher from Ireland answers in quite an…






(Space Fellowship) This Week On The Space Show

The Space Show, hosted by David Livingston at www.TheSpaceShow.com, will have the following guests this week: 1. Monday, July 27, 2015, 2-3:30 PM PDT (21-22:30 GMT) DR. ROBERT PAPPALARDO of JPL. He is heading up the NASA Europa mission. Robert Pappalardo is a Senior Research Scientist in the Planetary Science Section, Science Division.  Pappalardo's research focuses on processes that have shaped the icy satellites of the outer solar system, especially Europa and the role of its probab [...]

(Space Fellowship) Milky Way and Aurora over Antarctica

It has been one of the better skies of this long night. In parts of Antarctica, not only is it winter, but the Sun can spend weeks below the horizon. At China's Zhongshan Station, people sometimes venture out into the cold to photograph a spectacular night sky. The featured image from one such outing was taken in mid-July, just before the end of this polar night. Pointing up, the wide angle lens captured not only the ground at the bottom, but at the top as well. In the foreground is a collea [...]