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Nothing is worse than trying to unlock a phone on a cold day when wearing gloves. Some people…
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ALMA and Rosetta map the journey of phosphorus. “Life appeared on Earth about 4 billion years ago, but…
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Astronomers have discovered another candidate exoplanet orbiting our neighbor, Proxima Centauri. A paper announcing these results was just…
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A “cold Neptune” and two potentially habitable worlds are part of a cache of five newly discovered exoplanets…
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An engineering model of the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, or VIPER, is tested in the Simulated Lunar Operations Laboratory at NASA’s…
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Interstellar dust is an important component of our galaxy. Condensed in the outflow of dying stars, it is…
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Thanks to some astrophysical sleuthing, researchers have pinpointed an early galactic merger that helped shape the Milky Way.…
Dust ejected from stars such as the Egg Nebula could be the source of presolar silicon carbide grains (inset) found in meteorites. Image credit: NASA, JPL, STSci / Inset: Janaína N. Ávila
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Stars have life cycles. They’re born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other…
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NASA and SpaceX are preparing to launch the final, major test before astronauts fly aboard the Crew Dragon…
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Fast radio flashes still pose something of an enigma to astronomers. Although they only emit for milliseconds at…
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Stars need to be in binary systems to create gamma-ray bursts, University of Warwick study finds. Gamma-ray bursts…
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Recently there was a post about a study that argued dark energy isn’t needed to explain the redshifts…
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Editor’s Note: This release was updated shortly after being issued to correct the number of active astronauts in NASA’s…
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Necessity is the mother of invention. “So far, all our attempts to resolve the contradictions inherent within quantum…
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Stars are formed within large clouds of gas and dust known as stellar nurseries. While star formation was…
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Radio2Space – the brand of professional compact radio telescopes developed for radio astronomy and satellite communications by PrimaLuceLab,…
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If scientists someday send a spacecraft to the surface of Titan, the largest moon orbiting Saturn, it could…
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China greeted the New Year with some impressive lunar milestones. For starters, last Friday (Jan. 3rd) was the…

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