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Mars Has So Much Radiation, Any Signs of Life Would Be Buried Six Feet Under

The search for life on Mars may have just gotten a whole lot more complicated. While rovers such as Curiosity and Perseverance scour the surface looking for traces of ancient life, new evidence reveals we may have to dig much deeper to find them. Any evidence of amino acids left over from a time when […]

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How NASA might protect tomorrow’s astronauts from deep space radiation | Engadget

There are , whether it’s from or , or . And is death by radiation. Those same energetic emissions from our local star that give you a tan can if it doesn’t . While today’s low Earth orbit crew and cargo capsules may not come equipped with miniature magnetospheres of their own, tomorrow’s might — […]

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We Know Blue Light Messes With Our Internal Clocks, But What Can It Do to Our Skin?

Take a wander down the skincare aisle of any health and beauty retailer and you’ll be met with a bewildering array of creams and sprays, promising to protect you from various threats to your skin.   You might have noticed skincare companies claiming their products can protect you from the effects of blue light. If […]

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Huge Solar Flare Bursting From The Sun Is Second of Its Kind This Week, NASA Says

A powerful solar flare just erupted from the surface of the Sun – and NASA captured stunning footage of it. The X-class flare, the strongest produced by our star, was recorded by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory as it burst from a sunspot on the lower left limb of the Sun at 9:25 am EDT (13:25 […]

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Something’s Glowing at The Galactic Core, And We Could Be Closer to Solving The Mystery

Something deep in the heart of the Milky Way galaxy is glowing with gamma radiation, and nobody can figure out for sure what it might be. Colliding dark matter has been proposed, ruled out, and then tentatively reconsidered.   Dense, rapidly rotating objects called pulsars were also considered as candidate sources of the high-energy rays, […]

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Astronomers Are About to Make a Massive Announcement About Something in The Milky Way

In two weeks’ time, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) is going to present the world with new information about our Milky Way. It’s anyone’s guess what the announcement will be, but based on what we know of their recent efforts, there’s reason to get excited – the results being presented are from the Event Horizon […]

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Chernobyl horror as radiation levels SOAR after Russian activity: ‘Very, very dangerous’

The head of the UN’s atomic agency, Rafael Grossi has said that levels of radiation at the Chernobyl nuclear plant have reached “abnormal levels”. It comes after Russian soldiers took control of the plant early on in the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, which was launched on February 24.  The troops were stationed at the site […]

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A Double Solar Flare Just Triggered Radio Blackouts Over Asia And Australia

A restless sunspot threw off a double solar flare Monday (April 25), triggering some radio blackouts over Asia and Australia.  The sunspot AR2993 erupted with two M1 flares in quick succession, according to spaceweather.com. Solar flares are eruptions of electromagnetic radiation; M-class flares are moderate-sized flares that can disrupt some radio frequencies and sometimes expose astronauts in […]

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Nuclear radiation and other environmental threats loom

Ukraine war: Nuclear radiation and other environmental threats loom News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The full-scale Russian invasion threatens environmentally fragile sites throughout Ukraine, an industrial center dating back to the Soviet Union. Ukraine is home to 15 nuclear reactors plus a variety of chemical plants, mines and other manufacturing facilities. Military action in […]

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Louis van Gaal’s cancer battle boosted after ’25 radiation treatments’

Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal has confirmed the treatment he has undergone for an aggressive form of prostate cancer has been successful. Van Gaal, 70, broke the news of his cancer diagnosis on Dutch national television this month. The legendary manager, who has had spells at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United and is into […]