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Posts by BlackGoose05

1) Message boards : News : New MilkyWay@home Scientist (Message 74514)
Posted 20 Oct 2022 by BlackGoose05
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Welcome !! Great to have you aboard....
2) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 2242)
Posted 14 Mar 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Forgive me for sharing...I will stop posting here and the forums will thus be a lot less "messed up".
3) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 2162)
Posted 11 Mar 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"NASA's Cassini spacecraft circling the planet Saturn will plunge through the outer fringes of an icy plume spewing out from cracks in one of the ringed world's many moons on Wednesday."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080311/sc_space/spacecrafttoplungethroughsaturnmoonsicyplume

More about Cassini at JPL/NASA...

http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.cfm
4) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 1814)
Posted 4 Mar 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"A NASA spacecraft has taken the first-ever image of an avalanche in action near Mars' north pole."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080303/sc_space/avalanchephotographedonmars
5) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 1785)
Posted 29 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"Scientists at a Japanese university said Thursday they believed another planet up to two-thirds the size of the Earth was orbiting in the far reaches of the solar system."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080228/ts_afp/japanspaceastronomy

6) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 1784)
Posted 29 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"Astronomers have spent decades trying to explain Venus' mysterious properties. Now one scientist thinks the planet's formation may explain all: Two huge, protoplanetary bodies collided head-on and merged to form our planetary neighbor, but obliterated nearly all water in the process."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080228/sc_space/venusmysteriesblamedoncolossalcollision

7) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : General Space News (Message 1746)
Posted 21 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"An international team of astronomers peering into the deep Universe said on Thursday they had mapped the biggest-ever structure of the enigmatic substance known as dark matter."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080221/ts_afp/spaceastronomyuniverse
8) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Another New Member (Message 1743)
Posted 21 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Hi Jodi!!!

Welcome to Milkyway@home !! :)
9) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Solar System Like Ours Found (Message 1714)
Posted 14 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"The discovery of a Jupiter-like planet and another about the size of Saturn has astronomers suggesting that solar systems like our own may be common."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080214/sc_space/solarsystemlikeoursfound

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Astronomers find 2 new distant planets

"In a solar system thousands of light years away, a star about half the size of our sun is being orbited by two planets that seem like smaller versions of Jupiter and Saturn, astronomers report."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080214/ap_on_sc/new_planets

10) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : New Member (Message 1711)
Posted 14 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Hi Dave,

Welcome to Milkyway@home !! :)
11) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Telescopes spot one of earliest galaxies (Message 1710)
Posted 14 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"Astronomers took pictures of a far-off lumpy galaxy just forming 13 billion years ago, putting it among the earliest and most distant cosmic objects ever photographed."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080212/ap_on_sc/early_galaxy

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Farthest Galaxy Found, Perhaps

"Astronomers have glimpsed what may be the farthest galaxy we've ever seen, providing a picture of a baby galaxy born soon after the beginning of the universe."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080212/sc_space/farthestgalaxyfoundperhaps

12) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Case builds for water on Saturn moon (Message 1666)
Posted 7 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Scientists explain big vapor plume on Saturn moon

"Scientists on Wednesday said they have an explanation how one of Saturn's moons can spew out a giant plume of water vapor, adding to evidence a source of life -- water -- lies beneath the moon's frozen surface."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080206/sc_nm/saturn_moon_water_dc
13) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Case builds for water on Saturn moon (Message 1663)
Posted 7 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"Astrophysicists in Germany say they can add evidence to bolster theories that water, one of the precious ingredients for life, exists on the Saturnian moon Enceladus."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080206/sc_afp/spacesaturnmoon

14) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : NASA eyes dark energy, outer solar system missions (Message 1662)
Posted 7 Feb 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"The U.S. space agency is planning a mission to better understand a mysterious form of energy in the cosmos and an ambitious unmanned journey to the outer solar system, NASA officials said."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080206/us_nm/space_nasa_dc
15) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : NASA spacecraft to fly by Mercury (Message 1628)
Posted 30 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Mercury is shrinking, volcanic

"The first pictures from the unseen side of Mercury reveal the wrinkles of a shrinking, aging planet with scars from volcanic eruptions and a birthmark shaped like a spider."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080130/ap_on_sc/mercury_messenger

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Probe detects "spider" crater on Mercury

"A NASA probe that shot past Mercury this month detected a puzzling geological feature that scientists on Wednesday labeled "The Spider" and found evidence of past volcanic activity on the closest planet to the sun."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080130/sc_nm/space_mercury_dc
16) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Rogue Stars: The Miscreants of Our Galaxy (Message 1621)
Posted 29 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"A young star speeding away from the Milky Way is in fact an alien visitor, astronomers have confirmed. The wayward object is one of several rogues that are giving astronomers a glimpse into the volatile nature of our galaxy and others."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080129/sc_space/roguestarsthemiscreantsofourgalaxy


17) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Asteroid will swing by, but won't stop (Message 1617)
Posted 28 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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UPDATE:

First Image of Approaching Asteroid

"Astronomers have obtained the first images of an asteroid on course to make its closest approach to Earth on Tuesday, showing the space rock is lopsided."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080128/sc_space/firstimageofapproachingasteroid

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Astronomers to get rare look at visiting asteroid

""We don't yet know anything about this asteroid," Mike Nolan, head of radar astronomy at the Puerto Rico observatory, said in a statement."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080125/sc_nm/asteroid_dc

18) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Asteroid will swing by, but won't stop (Message 1585)
Posted 24 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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"An asteroid at least 500 feet long will make a rare close pass by Earth next week, but there is no chance of an impact, scientists reported Thursday."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080124/ap_on_sc/earth_asteroid
19) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : Amazing Old Stars Give Birth Again (Message 1571)
Posted 21 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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Two old stars appear to be gearing up for a second generation of planet formation, a phenomenon astronomers say they have never seen before.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20080121/sc_space/amazingoldstarsgivebirthagain

20) Message boards : MilkyWay@home Science : NASA spacecraft to fly by Mercury (Message 1535)
Posted 19 Jan 2008 by BlackGoose05
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European-Japanese mission to Mercury clears key hurdle

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20080118/wl_asia_afp/spaceeuropemercury_080118191642



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