A new exoplanet is discovered by an international team led by a young master’s student
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A new exoplanet is discovered by an international team led by a young master’s student

To confirm the companion was indeed a planet and to avoid making a false positive…

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A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space
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A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space

Let’s be honest, launching things into space with rockets is a pretty inefficient way to…

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5 Hazards of Human Spaceflight
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5 Hazards of Human Spaceflight

A human journey to Mars, at first glance, offers an inexhaustible amount of complexities. To…

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AI helps track down mysterious cosmic radio bursts
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AI helps track down mysterious cosmic radio bursts

Artificial intelligence is invading many fields, most recently astronomy and the search for intelligent life…

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Enigmatic ‘lunar swirls’ linked to moon’s volcanic past
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Enigmatic ‘lunar swirls’ linked to moon’s volcanic past

Lunar swirls, beautiful features of the moon that are found on no other body in…

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New Reasons why Pluto Should be Considered a Planet After All
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New Reasons why Pluto Should be Considered a Planet After All

In 2006, during their 26th General Assembly, the International Astronomic Union (IAU) passed a resolution…

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Little star sheds light on young planets
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Little star sheds light on young planets

Astronomers from the Department of Physics at the University of Tokyo discovered a dense disk…

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Legacy of NASA’s Dawn, Near the End of its Mission
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Legacy of NASA’s Dawn, Near the End of its Mission

NASA’s Dawn mission is drawing to a close after 11 years of breaking new ground…

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Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies
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Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies

After snagging a new rock sample on Aug. 9, NASA’s Curiosity rover surveyed its surroundings…

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Cosmic Collision Forges Galactic One Ring—in X-rays
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Cosmic Collision Forges Galactic One Ring—in X-rays

Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or…

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