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Space Algae Claims Scoffed By Science Community
2013-03-12 10:23:24

Instead of being hailed as the definitive proof of extraterrestrial space algae, a new report from the Journal of Cosmology claiming drawing howls and catcalls from around the scientific community.

Missing Mass: Lone Wolf Planets Outnumber Milky Way Stars
2012-05-11 03:16:53

A few hundred thousand billion free-floating life-bearing Earth-sized planets may exist in the space between stars in the Milky Way.

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2009-07-30 15:25:30

Comets held a vast ocean of water in their interiors during the first million years after their formation, a study by a Welsh university says. The liquid environment of early comets, along with the large quantity of organic matter already discovered, would have provided great culture for primitive bacteria to grow and multiply, researchers at Cardiff University said Thursday in a release. The team calculated the thermal history of comets after they were formed from interstellar and...

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2009-07-30 13:40:00

Comets contained vast oceans of liquid water in their interiors during the first million years of their formation, a new study claims.

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2008-05-02 09:45:00

Cardiff study suggests link between comet bombardment and movement through the galaxy

2007-08-19 11:00:00

Researchers at Cardiff University believe that recent probes inside comets show it is overwhelmingly likely that life began in space.

2005-06-29 20:05:00

Cardiff (UK) scientists are playing a major role in a NASA mission, which they believe could reveal living matter in the icy layers beneath the surface of a comet.

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2005-04-07 07:24:29

Micro-organisms in clouds could play a crucial role in the spread of disease and in the formation of rain drops, scientists have claimed.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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