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Chemists: Crushing hydrogen may have yielded metalupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 13:09:00

Hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, is commonly found as a clear gas. But squish some hydrogen with an enormous amount of pressure and it will turn into a metal, according to researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany.

Study finds that moon has more water than thought beforeupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 12:24:00

There is a greater amount of water on the moon than previously thought, and it is probably widespread within rocks deep below the lunar surface, a group of scientists says. A New Clue in Predicting Earthquakesupdated: Fri Jul 11 2008 19:00:00

By measuring the speed of travel of seismic waves on the San Andreas Fault, scientists discovered an intriguing pattern: the waves slowed dramatically in advance of earthquakes

Exoplanet trapped between fire and iceupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 10:59:00

The poet Robert Frost wondered if Earth would wind up a world of fire or ice. Astronomers have discovered that a distant planet is both.

Study: Universe bigger, older than expectedupdated: Tue Aug 08 2006 10:11:00

A project aiming to create an easier way to measure cosmic distances has instead turned up surprising evidence that our large and ancient universe may be even bigger and older than previously thought.

Astronomers: Earth's 'bigger cousin' detected updated: Mon Jun 13 2005 14:57:00

Astronomers announced Monday the discovery of the smallest planet so far found outside of our solar system.

In search of Earth, new class of planets found updated: Tue Aug 31 2004 15:03:00

Our planet is not alone. It may not even be lonely.

Telescope eyes Milky Way constructionupdated: Thu May 27 2004 17:19:00

NASA released new Spitzer Space Telescope images and data Thursday that show regions of intense star and planet formation in our Milky Way galaxy. Astronomers said the new findings support the idea that our solar system is likely one of many.

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