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Science Magazine The abundant forms in which the major elements in the universe exist have been determined from numerous astronomical observations and meteoritic analyses. Iron (Fe) is an exception, in that only depletion of... 3 hours
Weird Mars Rock Spied by Curiosity Rover Is Probably a Meteorite
LIVE SCIENCE NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has stumbled onto another rock that likely fell from space. 9 hours
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ASTRO WATCH Vision deterioration in astronauts who spend... 9 hours
Mud Cracks on Mars Suggest a Watery Ancient Past
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Heat Record: How NASA Knows 2016 Was the Hottest Year
SPACE.COM Last year (2016) was the warmest year in the modern record, NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials said today (Jan. 18) during a news conference.... 10 hours
Curiosity Finds Possible Signs of Ancient Drying on Mars
SCI-NEWS.COM A grid of small polygons spotted by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover may have originated as cracks in drying... 10 hours
NASA Considering Boeing Offer for Additional Soyuz Seats
SPACE.COM NASA is proposing to purchase, through Boeing, additional Soyuz seats for International Space Station missions to both take advantage of Russian plans to decrease the size of its crew and as insurance... 10 hours
Weird Mars Rock Spied by Curiosity Rover is Probably a Meteorite
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SpaceX Must Still Prove That It Can Safely Launch Astronauts Into Space
SPACE.COM Before Elon Musk's private spaceflight company can use its rockets to transport NASA astronauts into space in 2018, it has a lot of work... 11 hours
Survival of many of the world's nonhuman primates is in doubt, experts report
PHYS.ORG A report in the journal Science Advances details the grim realities facing a majority of the nonhuman primates in the world -... 11 hours
Likely cause -- and potential prevention -- of vision deterioration in space
SCIENCE DAILY Vision deterioration in astronauts who spend a long time in space is likely due to the lack of a day-night cycle in intracranial pressure.... 11 hours
Deep-space mission to metal asteroid
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists are planning to send a deep-space probe to a metal asteroid, enabling them to see what is believed to be a planetary core. Psyche, an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter, is made almost entirely... 12 hours
2016 Warmest Year Ever - How NASA Knows | Video
SPACE.COM NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) took measurements from 6300 weather stations across the world, sea surface teships and buoys for sea surface temperatures and measurements from... 13 hours
Geoengineering Earth's Atmosphere: How It Could Affect Astronomy
SPACE.COM Creating clouds in the sky or redirecting sunlight to bring down the Earth's temperature could have an effect on astronomy. 13 hours
SPACE NEWS WEBCASTS: NASA, NOAA Present Global Temperature Data for 2016
SPACE.COM Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will hold a press teleconference today (Jan. 18) to unveil a study on the... 13 hours
‘Ram-Pressure Stripping’ Shuts Off Star Formation in Galaxies, Astronomers Say
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2016 Warmest Year Ever - How NASA Knows | Video
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LISTEN LIVE NOW: NASA, NOAA Present Global Temperature Data for 2016
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2016 Warmest Year Ever - Largely Due To Human Emissions | Video
SPACE.COM Using measurements from 6,300 locations, NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) has come to the conclusion that 2016 was the warmest ever and... 13 hours
2016 Warmest Year Ever - Largely Due To Human Emissions | Video
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2016 warmest year on record globally, NASA and NOAA data show
SCIENCE DAILY Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and NOAA. This makes 2016 the third... 14 hours
WATCH LIVE NOW: NASA, NOAA Present Global Temperature Data for 2016
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Extremely Large Telescope's Massive and Unusual Mirrors - Quick Look | Animation
SPACE.COM The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will have the largest convex mirror ever produced and an unusual concave tertiary mirror. The European Southern Observatory... 14 hours
Contracts signed for ELT mirrors and sensors
PHYS.ORG At a ceremony today at ESO's Headquarters four contracts were signed for major components of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) that ESO is building. These were for: the casting of the telescope's giant secondary... 15 hours
NTU successfully launches its 7th satellite into space
PHYS.ORG Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has successfully launched its 7th satellite into space from the International Space Station (ISS) yesterday evening (16 Jan). 15 hours
Gene Cernan's Drive To Inspire Recalled By NASA Chief | Video
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Three new gas giant exoplanets discovered by SuperWASP-South
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Astronomers report the discovery of three new gas giant planets using the SuperWASP-South Observatory in South Africa. Two of the newly detected alien worlds were classified as the so-called "warm Jupiters," while... 16 hours
Watch Live @ 11 am ET: NASA, NOAA Present Global Temperature Data for 2016
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2016's Climate: Watch NASA, NOAA Report Live Today
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After Cernan, Only Six Apollo Moonwalkers Remain
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Making the Giant Magellan Telescope's Massive, Incredibly Precise Mirrors
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Prickly Pluto Could Reveal Ice Spikes Are Common on Other Worlds
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Astronaut's First Spacewalk Photos Are Out of This World!
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Successful deep space maneuver for NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
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Anthropologists search NASA data for migration and land use patterns in the Himalayas
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Tracking the world's final wilderness frontiers
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SPACE NEWS The man who will soon become the acting administrator of NASA said he expects some members of the... 19 hours
Image: ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet's first spacewalk
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A catalog of habitable zone exoplanets
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Mars rover Curiosity examines possible mud cracks
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China tells local meteorological bureaus to stop smog alerts
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A tale of two pulsars' tails: Plumes offer geometry lessons to astronomers
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ASTRO WATCH It was considered a teenager among the stars. But now one thing has become... 1 day
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Turtle the Size of 2 Earths: Stunning Sunspot Revealed in New Radio Images
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