Category: Space & Time

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Saturn: Weird Magnetic Field Makes Things Weirder

Political humorist Mark Russell once joked, “The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed ...

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staffSeptember 24, 2018

Ancient Mars: Life Underground?

A new study shows evidence that ancient Mars probably had an ample supply of chemical energy for microbes to thrive ...

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staffSeptember 15, 2018

A New Star Is Born from Stellar Explosion

The explosions of stars, known as supernovae, can be so bright they outshine their host galaxies. They take months or ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

SpaceX on Thursday announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Evidence of Early Planetary Shake-Up

Scientists at Southwest Research Institute studied an unusual pair of asteroids and discovered that their existence points to an early ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Is Pluto a Planet? New Research Says Yes!

The reason Pluto lost its planet status is not valid, according to new research from the University of Central Florida ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Could NASA’s next big thing see Alien life?

If it does launch as currently scheduled in 2021, it will be 14 years late. When finally in position, though ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Mysterious ‘Lunar Swirls’ On Moon

The mystery behind lunar swirls, one of the solar system’s most beautiful optical anomalies, may finally be solved thanks to ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Falling Stars Hold Clue About Dying Stars

An international team of researchers has proposed a new method to investigate the inner workings of supernovae explosions. This new ...

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staffSeptember 4, 2018

Little Star Sheds Light On Young Planets

Early in 2017, Assistant Professor Yoko Oya gave graduate student Yuki Okoda some recent complex data on a nearby star ...