Space News Archive - August 13, 2010


Three citizen scientists have discovered a new radio pulsar hidden in data gathered by the Arecibo Observatory.


Saturn's moon Titan ripples with mountains, and scientists have been trying to figure out how they form.


Astronomers using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected gamma-rays from a nova for the first time, a finding that stunned observers and theorists alike.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is hosting a forum to present an overview of common themes captured from industry responses to NASA's Commercial Crew Initiative Request For Information (RFI). The forum is scheduled for 9 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug.

Word of the Day
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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").