The Sun is Actually One of the Most Difficult Places to Reach in the Solar System. Here is how the Parker Solar Probe Will Do It
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Translucent Arcs of Saturn’s Rings
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Translucent Arcs of Saturn’s Rings

Saturn’s rings are perhaps the most recognized feature of any world in our solar system.…

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Quest for source of black hole dark matter
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Quest for source of black hole dark matter

Like a game of “hide and seek,” Lawrence Livermore astrophysicists know that there are black…

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NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun
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NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from…

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As the Martian Dust Storm Subsides, There’s Still No Word From Opportunity
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As the Martian Dust Storm Subsides, There’s Still No Word From Opportunity

Martian dust storms are a pretty common occurrence, and generally happen whenever the southern hemisphere…

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TESS Practices on a Comet Before Starting on its Science Operations
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TESS Practices on a Comet Before Starting on its Science Operations

On April 18th, 2018, NASA deployed the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a next-generation exoplanet…

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Water Is Destroyed, Then Reborn in Ultrahot Jupiters
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Water Is Destroyed, Then Reborn in Ultrahot Jupiters

Imagine a place where the weather forecast is always the same: scorching temperatures, relentlessly sunny,…

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is About to Lift Off
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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is About to Lift Off

The Kiso Observatory: Sweeping the Sky
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The Kiso Observatory: Sweeping the Sky

The Kiso Observatory, where we base our research, is the only astronomical observatory owned by…

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Lab researchers find magnetic fields impact atmospheric circulation of gas giant planets
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Lab researchers find magnetic fields impact atmospheric circulation of gas giant planets

Magnetic fields around a planet or a star can overpower the zonal jets that affect…

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