Unique climate mission to end as an impressive shooting star
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Unique climate mission to end as an impressive shooting star

The twin climate satellites GRACE 1 and GRACE 2 have completed their mission and will…

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Balloons on Mars? UVA engineering team among finalists in NASA competition
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Balloons on Mars? UVA engineering team among finalists in NASA competition

Gupta, an electrical engineering professor at the University of Virginia, and his team of students…

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Astronomers Find Another Solar System with 8 Planets. Uh, Pluto, About that Deplaneting…
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Astronomers Find Another Solar System with 8 Planets. Uh, Pluto, About that Deplaneting…

With every passing year, more and more extra-solar planets are discovered. To make matters more…

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Updates on ‘Oumuamua. Maybe it’s a Comet, Actually. Oh, and no Word From Aliens.
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Updates on ‘Oumuamua. Maybe it’s a Comet, Actually. Oh, and no Word From Aliens.

On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii…

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Giant Bubbles on Red Giant Star’s Surface
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Giant Bubbles on Red Giant Star’s Surface

Located 530 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Grus (The Crane), π1 Gruis is…

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Red Dwarf Star, Planet Orbiting at Right Angles. Mayhem.
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Red Dwarf Star, Planet Orbiting at Right Angles. Mayhem.

When we think of other planetary systems, we tend to think that they will operate…

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Radio Observations Point to Likely Explanation for Neutron-Star Merger Phenomena
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Radio Observations Point to Likely Explanation for Neutron-Star Merger Phenomena

Three months of observations with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array…

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Star Mergers: A New Test of Gravity, Dark Energy Theories
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Star Mergers: A New Test of Gravity, Dark Energy Theories

When scientists recorded a rippling in space-time, followed within two seconds by an associated burst…

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NASA Solves How a Jupiter Jet Stream Shifts into Reverse
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NASA Solves How a Jupiter Jet Stream Shifts into Reverse

Earth’s equatorial jet stream was discovered after observers saw debris from the 1883 eruption of…

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Better way to weigh millions of solitary stars
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Better way to weigh millions of solitary stars

Astronomers have come up with a new and improved method for measuring the masses of…

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