NASA Re-plans Juno’s Jupiter Mission
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NASA Re-plans Juno’s Jupiter Mission

NASA has approved an update to Juno’s science operations until July 2021. This provides for…

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Grad student assists in search for potential life – hosting planets beyond earth
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Grad student assists in search for potential life – hosting planets beyond earth

In recent years, astronomers have discovered more than 4,000 exoplanets (and counting) – planets outside…

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An Asteroid was Discovered Just Hours Before it Exploded over Africa
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An Asteroid was Discovered Just Hours Before it Exploded over Africa

On Saturday, June 2nd, skywatchers in Botswana reported an extremely bright fireball in the sky.…

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Engineers Solve Excessive Heat Removal from NASA’s Webb Telescope
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Engineers Solve Excessive Heat Removal from NASA’s Webb Telescope

Webb’s four science instruments are held within a support structure called the integrated science instrument…

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Stanford-led international collaboration discovered an elusive neutron star
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Stanford-led international collaboration discovered an elusive neutron star

During the early morning hours of Feb. 17, 2018, Chinese scientists emailed data showing evidence…

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June 14 launch of ICON satellite to probe the edge of space
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June 14 launch of ICON satellite to probe the edge of space

If scientists hope to predict the magnetic storms around Earth that endanger satellites and interfere…

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Pluto has “Sand Dunes”, but Instead of Sand, it’s Grains of Frozen Methane
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Pluto has “Sand Dunes”, but Instead of Sand, it’s Grains of Frozen Methane

In July of 2015, the New Horizons mission made history when it conducted the first…

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Tiny Asteroid Discovered Saturday Disintegrates Hours Later Over Southern Africa
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Tiny Asteroid Discovered Saturday Disintegrates Hours Later Over Southern Africa

A boulder-sized asteroid designated 2018 LA was discovered Saturday morning, June 2, and was determined…

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ALMA and VLT Find Too Many Massive Stars in Starburst Galaxies, Near and Far
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ALMA and VLT Find Too Many Massive Stars in Starburst Galaxies, Near and Far

Probing the distant Universe a team of scientists, led by University of Edinburgh astronomer Zhi-Yu…

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Mars Curiosity’s Labs Are Back in Action
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Mars Curiosity’s Labs Are Back in Action

NASA’s Curiosity rover is analyzing drilled samples on Mars in one of its onboard labs…

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