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Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine the Comet ISON as it travels through the inner solar system. The launch of the Far-ultraviolet Off Rowland-circle Telescope for Imaging and Spectroscopy [Read More]

Astronomers Identify Early Galaxies

Astronomers Identify Early Galaxies

FREE NEWS PRESS – Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Cal-tech) say they have identified some of the early galaxies created within 450 million years after the big bang. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, Richard Ellis zoomed in on several galaxies created [Read More]

Superbubble Discoveries

Superbubble Discoveries

Free News Press – NASA scientists say they are getting a better picture of a superbubble in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a nearby galaxy only 160,000 light-years from Earth. The space agency’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory has provided some stunning images of stars [Read More]

NASA Mars Landing Set for Sunday Night

NASA Mars Landing Set for Sunday Night

Free News Press – If all goes well, the NASA Mars Rover, Curiosity, will land on the surface of the Red Planet at around 10:30 pm local time. Heavier and carrying more instruments than its predecessors, Curiosity has been in the planning stages for nearly eight years. [Read More]

Fifth Moon Discovered Orbiting Pluto

Fifth Moon Discovered Orbiting Pluto

Free News Press – Scientists have discovered a fifth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The moon is small, estimated to be only six to 16 miles in diameter. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers were able to see five moons circling the planet in a co-planar [Read More]

Illusion of a Galactic Collision

Illusion of a Galactic Collision

Free News Press – Scientists say that an image showing two galaxies overlapping is not a collision but a trick of perspective (see the image). Rather than colliding, the NGC 3314A and B galaxies are incredibly far apart. Comparing the image to other known crashes between [Read More]

Supermoon 2012 Excites Residents

Supermoon 2012 Excites Residents

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) – While cloud cover disappointed some residents in Texas, residents of California were able to enjoy the supermoon at around 8:30 pm Saturday May 5th 2012. Early Saturday evening the moon appeared to be about 14 percent bigger and about 30 percent [Read More]

Scientists Explain Lack of Volcanic Activity on Moon

Scientists Explain Lack of Volcanic Activity on Moon

Free News Press – Scientists say there has not been a volcanic eruption on the moon for billions of years, however, they believe there is plenty of liquid magma deep under the surface. The lack of volcanic activity has puzzled scientists, but research published in the [Read More]

New Weightlessness Research on Fruit Flies

New Weightlessness Research on Fruit Flies

Free News Press – Dr Richard Hill, an EPSRC research fellow at the University of Nottingham School of Physics and Astronomy, conducted a test to see how life can be affected by weightlessness in space. The group of scientists used fruit flies and strong electromagnets to [Read More]

Japan Tsunami Debris to Hit California this Winter

Japan Tsunami Debris to Hit California this Winter

Free News Press – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates that debris from the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan will hit the west coast of the United States this winter. The forecasters say there is still a large amount of [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

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Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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