vineri, 12 martie 2010

NASA: Sun's Nemesis Pelted Earth with Comets, Study Suggests

- Astrobiology Magazine (is a NASA-sponsored online popular science magazine) - Getting WISE About Nemesis - Summary: Is our Sun part of a binary star system? An unseen companion star, nicknamed “Nemesis,” may be sending comets towards Earth. If Nemesis exists, NASA’s new WISE telescope should be able to spot it. Full story:

- A dark object may be lurking near our solar system, occasionally kicking comets in our direction.
Nicknamed "Nemesis" or "The Death Star," this undetected object could be a red or brown dwarf star, or an even darker presence several times the mass of Jupiter... Davy Kirkpatrick at NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech... A dark object may be lurking near our solar system, occasionally kicking comets in our direction. Full story:

* NASA AND PLANET X - 28 February, 2008: There is a high probability that a real, still unknown planet located at the border of our solar system we are now looking in places that we have not looked before, and I think we will be able to see the planet within the next five or ten years, researchers said:

* Planet Gliese 581c and Planet X/Eris/Nibiru... Modern Science and the Ancient Writings on the Genesis of the Solar System... ECOLOGICAL EVIDENCE from Previous PLANET X Passages... PLANET X - CLASSIFIED INFORMATION:
* Planet X and the Mysterious Death of Dr. Robert Harrington... COULD WE SEE TWO SUNS IN FIVE YEARS?:
* BBC: Hubble shows Pluto "turning red" - Planet X?... The Times (26 January, 2010): We will find 'twins of Earth' this year, says astronomer Michel Mayor:
* Fireball seen over Ireland... British plan to tackle asteroids... EXPERTS CALL FOR GLOBAL NETWORK TO PREVENT ASTEROID DISASTERS:
* X-shaped space object baffles astronomers... NASA: Giant Ribbon at the Edge of the Solar System: Mystery Solved?... Discovery News: Mystery Object Behaves Both Like a Comet and Asteroid... NASA's Wise Eye Gets Ready To Survey the Whole Sky... NASA: Dawn now permanently in asteroid belt: