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A cosmic rabbit hole in the tail of Leo will take you to Abell 1367, a wonderland of galaxies more than 300 million light-years from Earth. Step in and lose yourself in the vastness. The post Are You Ready, Willing, and Abell? appeared first on Sky &…
04.26 / 15:25
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For decades, we could only imagine what the view of Pluto’s surface might be. Now, we have the real thing. The images and data from the The post The Next Pluto Mission: An Orbiter and Lander? appeared first on Universe T…
04.26 / 14:23
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ESA's Euclid mission has passed another important milestone with the delivery of the first three state-of-the art detectors for the Near-Infrared Spectrometer and Photometer…
04.26 / 14:23
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Sometimes it takes a lot of trees to see the forest. In the case of the latest discovery made by astronomers at the University of Arizona, exactly…
04.26 / 13:50
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"Shields Up!" the Cassini craft's Twitter feed announced Wednesday. If all goes well, new images of the ringed planet will reach Earth early…
04.26 / 13:19
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NASA is all about solving challenges, and the goal of having a prolonged presence in space, or a colony on Mars or some other world, is full of challenges, including the necessity of growing food. Scientists at Kennedy Advanced Life Support Research are working on the Prototype Lunar/Mars Greenhouse Project to try and meet that…
04.26 / 13:14
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The post The Soap Bubble in the Nebulosity of Cygnus appeared first on Sky &…
04.26 / 12:13
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The post M63, a LRGB picture appeared first on Sky &…
04.26 / 12:13
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NASA on April 24 launched a football-stadium-sized, super-pressure balloon on a mission that aims to set a record for flight duration while carrying a telescope that scientists at the University of Chicago and around the world will use to study cosmic…
04.26 / 11:15
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Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA's radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar…
04.26 / 11:15
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NASA has developed a Prototype Lunar/Mars Greenhouse to help produce food for manned missions to extraterrestrial…
04.26 / 10:46
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The U.S. President wants to put humans on Mars "at worst" by his second…
04.26 / 10:46
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UFO hunters claim photo taken by Mars Curiosity rover is an "ancient tree…
04.26 / 09:43
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China is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the…
04.26 / 07:18
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Readers that have been around here for a while knows I really like research balloon launches, this one is the size of a football stadium! Balloon launches are very challenging and making the difficult appear easy isn’t as easy as you might think. Kind of funny, because I hear a lot of people doing the…
04.26 / 05:32
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MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, FL - Elon Musk’s SpaceX is primed for another significant space first; the firms first launch of a spy satellite for the US governments super secret spy agency; the National Reconnaissance Office, or NRO - following today’s successful static hotfire test of the Falcon 9 launchers first stage booster. The post SpaceX to Launch 1st NRO SpySat Sunday after Static Fire Success appeared first on Universe Tod…
04.26 / 04:33
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Mars has electrically charged metal atoms (ions) high in its atmosphere, according to new results from NASA's MAVEN…
04.26 / 04:07
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Scientists are working on a system of growing food for astronauts while away from Earth for extended periods of time. The post Designing The Hanging Gardens Of Mars appeared first on Universe…
04.26 / 00:37
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According to a study by a team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the oldest temple site in the world may actually be an astronomical record of a comet hitting Earth. The post Did A Comet Impact Push Humans Into Technological Overdrive? appeared first on Universe…
04.25 / 23:35
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“OBJECTIVE REALITY EXISTS.” It was a protest sign that I never imagined I would carry on a crowded all-night bus to a march for science in Washington, DC. The post Why We Marched for Science appeared first on Sky & Tel…
04.25 / 23:35
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