Cassini Image Mosaic: A Farewell to Saturn
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Cassini Image Mosaic: A Farewell to Saturn

NASA Telescope Studies Quirky Comet 45P
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NASA Telescope Studies Quirky Comet 45P

When comet 45P zipped past Earth early in 2017, researchers observing from NASA’s Infrared Telescope…

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Gadgets for Mars
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Gadgets for Mars

A mini-rover, tools once used on the Moon and lasers for 3D mapping are in…

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Berkeley astronomers selected to take new space telescope for a spin
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Berkeley astronomers selected to take new space telescope for a spin

Two UC Berkeley astronomers are eagerly awaiting the spring 2019 launch of the James Webb Space…

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Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor Dazzles Scientists
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Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor Dazzles Scientists

Astronomers recently scrambled to observe an intriguing asteroid that zipped through the solar system on…

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CERES Radiation Budget Instrument Launches Aboard JPSS-1
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CERES Radiation Budget Instrument Launches Aboard JPSS-1

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Completes Final Cryogenic Testing
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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Completes Final Cryogenic Testing

The vault-like, 40-foot diameter, 40-ton door of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in…

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Recurring Martian Streaks: Flowing Sand, Not Water?
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Recurring Martian Streaks: Flowing Sand, Not Water?

Dark features on Mars previously considered evidence for subsurface flowing of water are interpreted by…

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Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows
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Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows

These new findings indicate that present-day Mars may not have a significant volume of liquid…

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FIREBIRD II and NASA Mission Locate Whistling Space Electrons’ Origins
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FIREBIRD II and NASA Mission Locate Whistling Space Electrons’ Origins

Scientists have long known that solar-energized particles trapped around the planet are sometimes scattered into…

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