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Astronomers Spot Signs of Weird Quantum Distortion in Space

"A simple observation of an extremely dim star may point to, literally, the biggest manifestation of weird quantum phenomena yet. Light from a lonely neutron star 400 light-years away is polarized..."
Posted: 30 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencemag.org
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Giant Rectangular 'Doorway' Spotted on Mercury

"A huge door-like object has been spotted on the planet Mercury’s surface and UFO hunters are convinced it is a portal for alien spacecraft to travel in and out..."
Posted: 09 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Martian Rover Finds Smooth Metallic 'Meteorite' with 'Grooves'

"NASA's Curiosity rover just made quite the surprising find: a little metallic meteorite scientists are calling 'Egg Rock'..."
Posted: 06 November 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: inverse.com
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Space Object's Weird Orbit Puzzles Scientists

"A mysterious object in the outer reaches of the solar system is revolving around the sun in an abnormal way, and scientists currently cannot explain why..."
Posted: 25 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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New Dwarf Planet Found in Our Solar System

"A new face has been added to the solar system's family portrait: Scientists have discovered a new dwarf planet looping around the sun in the region beyond Pluto..."
Posted: 13 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Great Balls of Fire! Strange Superhot Blobs of Gas Found Near Star

"The Hubble Space Telescope has detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star..."
Posted: 10 October 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: earthsky.org
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Mysterious Unidentified Deep Space Radio Sources Baffle Scientists

"Several mysterious and unidentified radio sources in deep space cannot be explained despite months of observation by a team of Italian scientists, according to research published Wednesday..."
Posted: 30 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailycaller.com
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'Alien Megastructure' Star May Be Explained by Interstellar Junk

"Step aside, alien megastructure. It seems that the behaviour of an oddity known as Tabby’s star – which some have speculated may be caused by a massive extraterrestrial construction project – might in reality be explained by interstellar junk..."
Posted: 24 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newscientist.com
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Possible Salty Ocean Discovered Beneath Pluto's Surface

"Ever since NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting that the dwarf planet may have a liquid ocean beneath its icy shell..."
Posted: 24 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: phys.org
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NASA to Announce 'Surprising Activity' on Jupiter's Moon

"NASA put out an unusually cryptic press release Wednesday claiming it found 'surprising activity' on Jupiter’s moon Europa — a moon frequently associated with signs of alien life..."
Posted: 22 September 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailycaller.com
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Dark Matter 'Ghost Galaxy' Discovered by Scientists

"A 'ghost' galaxy almost completely made of dark matter - the mysterious unseen material that accounts for 27% of the universe - has been discovered by astronomers..."
Posted: 25 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Has a New, Fifth Force of Nature Been Found?

"There may be a fifth force of nature, a new study suggests. 'If true, it's revolutionary,' study lead author Jonathan Feng, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Irvine, said in a statement..."
Posted: 19 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Mysterious Space Object Discovered in Unexplained Orbit

"Scientists have found a mysterious object orbiting just beyond Neptune, and it's breaking all the rules. Astronomers have nicknamed it 'Niku,' which means 'rebellious' in Chinese, because of the object's reckless behavior..."
Posted: 12 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: uk.businessinsider.com
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Mystery of 'Alien Megastructure' Star Deepens After Further Study

"In 2011 and 2013 the light shining from a distant star dropped by an unprecedented 20 percent, leading some astronomers to wonder if something very, VERY, big is blocking it from Earth’s view..."
Posted: 07 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: rt.com
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Mysterious 'Ghost Particles' May Explain Weakness of Gravity

"Ghostly particles could be haunting our universe. A new theory claims that the cosmos is full of unseen particle families that don’t interact with each other. If true, the model could explain why gravity is so puzzlingly weak..."
Posted: 04 August 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newscientist.com
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Russia's Space Shuttle That Never Was Lies Derelict

"Ralph Mirebs, an urban explorer and photographer in Russia, has published these unbelievable photos of the old Soviet space shuttle prototypes, now abandoned and decaying in an abandoned hangar in Kazakhstan..."
Posted: 31 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gleems.com
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Dark Matter Detector Fails to Find Mystery Particle

"Dark matter is said to make up four fifths of the mass of the universe, but finding it is another matter entirely..."
Posted: 22 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Large X-Shaped Structure Spotted in the Center of Our Galaxy

"It seems like a cliche, but 'X' actually does mark the spot in the center of our galaxy. Researchers working with data from the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission have confirmed the existence of a strange X-shaped structure at the heart of the Milky Way, reports NASA..."
Posted: 22 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mnn.com
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A New Jersey Sized Rock May Have Smashed up the Moon's 'Face'

"It has been 47 years since the first moon landing, but our satellite still holds so many mysteries. According to a new study published in Nature, a New Jersey-size space rock once hit our fair moon right in the kisser..."
Posted: 22 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: washingtonpost.com
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New Dwarf Planet Discovered Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit

"Say hello to 2015 RR245, a 440-mile-wide dwarf planet located approximately 7.5 billion miles from the sun. It takes 700 years to make a complete orbit, making it one of the most remote known objects in the entire solar system of significant size..."
Posted: 15 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com
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Was the Big Bang Actually a Big Bounce?

"A new study has added weight to the idea that the universe may cycle between expansion and contraction..."
Posted: 11 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: unexplained-mysteries.com
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Juno Probe Records Unearthly Sounds Emanating from Jupiter

"As NASA's Juno mission continues to hurl itself toward Jupiter, the terrifying reality of flying close to the biggest and baddest planet in our solar system is starting to set in..."
Posted: 03 July 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com
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Mystery Space Object Outshines the Entire Galaxy by Fifty Times

"Astronomers were not entirely sure what it is. If, as they suspect, the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. In June of 2015, astronomers viewed a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns..."
Posted: 17 June 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailygalaxy.com
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'Eerie Space Music' Echoes Across the Milky Way

"Astrophysicists have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in the Milky Way, shedding new light on the history of our galaxy..."
Posted: 07 June 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Elon Musk: 'Chances Are We're All Living in a Simulation'

"...Musk is no stranger to the work of philosopher Nick Bostrom, who has warned before that superintelligent AI might wipe out humanity..."
Posted: 02 June 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: theguardian.com
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The Universe is Expanding Faster Than Previously Thought, Say Astonomers

"The universe is growing faster that astronomers thought, it has been revealed. Data from Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope has shown that the universe is expanding 5 percent to 9 percent faster than expected..."
Posted: 02 June 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Is 'Planet 9' a Kidnapped Ex-Exoplanet?

"The mysterious origin of the hypothetical planet that may be lurking in the outermost regions of the solar system just got weirder..."
Posted: 01 June 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: seeker.com
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EgyptAir Flight 804 'Could Have Been Brought Down by Meteor'

"A startling new hypothesis being considered is that parts of a meteor that broke up in the Earth's atmosphere could have taken out the plane over the Mediterranean..."
Posted: 27 May 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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NASA Captures the Sun Turning Black in 'Coronal Hole' Video

"Images of the sun usually show a burning ball of fire, shining bright in the sky. However, NASA has just released a stunning picture which captured the exact opposite – a giant dark area on the sun's upper half..."
Posted: 27 May 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: rt.com
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Mystery Mini-World Found 'Lurking' on the Edge of Our Solar System

"Astronomers use observations from Kepler space telescope to discover that a dwarf planet is actually 'the largest unnamed body in our solar system'..."
Posted: 13 May 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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Mysterious 'Haloes' on Pluto Puzzle Scientists

"The discovery of strange halo-like craters on Pluto has raised a new mystery about how the odd scars formed on the icy world..."
Posted: 27 April 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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'Huge Fireball' Turns El Salvador Sky Blood Red

"Mystery surrounds why the night sky above El Salvador was transformed into bright red blanket earlier this week. Witnesses across the town of Chalchuapa feared a meteorite was approaching..."
Posted: 22 April 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailystar.co.uk
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Stephen Hawking: Black Holes Could Be Portals to Another Dimension

"Eminent physicist Stephen Hawking has challenged the widely accepted notion that black holes are 'eternal prisons' that suck matter into their depths, never to be seen again. Hawking stated that black holes may in fact be portals to other dimensions, according to AOL news..."
Posted: 22 April 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: inquisitr.com
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New Dark Energy Measurements Suggest Standard Physics is Wrong

"A new measurement of how fast space is expanding disagrees with estimates based on the early universe, potentially pointing toward a break from the standard model of physics..."
Posted: 11 April 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: scientificamerican.com
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Exploding Stars Left Recent, Radioactive Mark on Earth

"Two new studies confirm that multiple exploding stars, called supernovae, have showered the Earth with radiation within the last few million years..."
Posted: 08 April 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Japan's 'Black Hole Satellite' Becomes Lost in Space

"Last month, Japan launched a satellite it described as 'essential' to unlocking the mysteries of the universe. This weekend, that $US273 ($362) million satellite mysteriously disappeared, leaving behind only an ominous trail of debris and some cryptic messages..."
Posted: 29 March 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: gizmodo.com.au
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Ceres Bright Spots Revealed in Best Detail Yet

"Scientists from NASA's Dawn mission unveiled new images from the spacecraft's lowest orbit at Ceres, including highly anticipated views of Occator Crater, at the 47th annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, on Tuesday..."
Posted: 25 March 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nasa.gov
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Large Space Rock Burns Up Over Atlantic

"The biggest fireball since the Chelyabinsk explosion has plunged through the atmosphere over the Atlantic Ocean. The event, which has only just come to light, occurred off the coast of Brazil at 13:55 GMT on 6 February..."
Posted: 24 February 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Apollo Astronauts Heard 'Space Music' Coming from Far Side of the Moon

"Astronauts on the Apollo 10 mission in 1969 heard mysterious, 'outer space-type' music when passing around the far side of the moon, declassified transcripts reveal..."
Posted: 22 February 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nydailynews.com
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Gravitational Waves Detected for the First Time

"Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity. They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the collision of two black holes more than a billion light-years from Earth..."
Posted: 13 February 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: bbc.co.uk
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Indian Bus Driver 'Killed by Meteorite Strike'

"As a bus driver in India, avoiding fast oncoming danger was his trade. But there was nothing V. Kamaraj could do when, as he washed his face at the outdoor water tank on his daily lunch break, he become the first person in modern recorded history to be struck dead by a meteorite..."
Posted: 10 February 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: telegraph.co.uk
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Scientific Evidence Grows for Planet X - Could it Be Nibiru?

"It's the end of the world as we know it. Doomsayers have prophesized for decades about a giant, rogue planet in our solar system — dubbed Planet X or Nibiru — that has the capability of colliding or passing near Earth, with catastrophic consequences..."
Posted: 23 January 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: nydailynews.com
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Invisible Space 'Noodles' May Lurk in the Milky Way

"Invisible 'plasma lenses' shaped like noodles, lasagna sheets or hazelnuts might lurk between stars in the Milky Way, researchers say..."
Posted: 23 January 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Comets Can't Explain Weird 'Alien Megastructure' Star After All

"The weirdest star in the cosmos just got a lot weirder. And yes, it might be aliens. Known as KIC 8462852, or Tabby’s star, it has been baffling astronomers for the past few months after a team of researchers noticed its light seemed to be dipping in brightness in bizarre ways..."
Posted: 17 January 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: newscientist.com
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Apollo Rocket Impact Site Finally Found on the Moon

"A sharp-eyed NASA spacecraft has spotted the final resting place of part of one of the rockets that took astronauts to the moon, more than 43 years after the booster slammed into the lunar surface..."
Posted: 04 January 2016 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: space.com
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Something Strange is Sliding Across the Surface of Mars

"There aren’t many fans of the sport of curling on Earth, even during the Winter Olympics. Could frustrated players have taken their rocks and moved to Mars?.."
Posted: 23 December 2015 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mysteriousuniverse.org
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Has a Pyramid Been Discovered on the Moon?

"Popular UFO website, UFO Sightings Daily, keeps trying to prove the existence of aliens and UFOs flying around over Earth and outer space. The website now claims that they have spotted a 'black pyramid' on our very own Moon. Another 'interesting' fact is that the perfect pyramid is found on Google Moon map..."
Posted: 20 December 2015 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: catchnews.com
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Could a Large Planet Be Hiding at the Edge of Our Solar System?

"Astronomers believe they have discovered two of the most distant objects ever found in our solar system. One of the objects, they say, could be a 'Super Earth' located six times farther away than Pluto..."
Posted: 13 December 2015 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: dailymail.co.uk
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Has the Mysery of Ceres' Bright Spots Finally Been Solved?

"Since NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captured images of eerie bright spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres back in March, scientists and the public alike have been speculating over what could be creating them. Volcanoes? Geysers? Ice deposits?..."
Posted: 10 December 2015 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: sciencealert.com
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Green Light Appears on the Moon, Then Suddenly Vanishes

"A UFO hunter claims he had proof of civilisation on the moon after capturing a strange light which seems to suddenly turn off..."
Posted: 28 November 2015 - Category: Space Mysteries - Source: mirror.co.uk
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