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Space News Archive - July 09, 2012

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ESA’s microgravity research is helping the food industry understand the science behind the foams found in many types of food and drink such as meringues and coffee.

Alien Jellyfish Inspired By Ocean Life

With some inspiration from the studies of ocean life forms, a British space expert envisages alien lifeforms that resemble jellyfish with organs developed to ingest methane and other chemicals for its nutrition, keeping aloft by means of dangling onion-like buoyancy bags, and communicating with pulses of light.

Belching Black Hole

Observations with CSIRO's Australia Telescope Compact Array have confirmed that astronomers have found the first known "middleweight" black hole.

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Food criticism is being placed on a whole new level, or to be more accurate, it's being placed on a galactic level with a new Mars food taste tester mission.

Twin Hurricanes In The Eastern Pacific Analyzed By NASA

There are two hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific today, Daniel and Emilia. NASA's TRMM satellite passed over both storms in pinpointed the intensity of the rainfall within each storm, indicative of their power.