Category: Space & Time

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Touchdown triumph for NASA’s Mars probe

US space agency Nasa has landed a new robot on Mars after a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface of ...

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Planet found circling neighboring star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun. Nearby planets like this are likely ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...