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Russian Soyuz Rocket Will Launch Astronauts to Space Station by Christmas, NASA Chief Says
SPACE.COM The next set of International Space Station crewmembers should get off the ground before the end of the year despite... 36 minutes
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Hubble Snaps Beautiful Image of NGC 5033
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THE VERGE Thanks to improper management, NASA has lost a... 1 day
NASA tracks Tropical Storm Yutu, warnings posted
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Yutu as warnings were posted. A typhoon watch is in force for Tinian and Saipan and... 1 day
NASA sees tiny Tropical Storm Vincente near southwestern Mexico's coast
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of the small tropical storm named Vincente. 1 day
NASA Tests Astronaut Survival Systems for Orion Splashdowns
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Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Purple
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Einstein and the Incredible Hulk Now Have Their Own Constellations (But You'll Never See Them)
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Apollo 7 Astronaut Recounts Splashdown at 50th Anniversary Gala
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Orionid Meteor Shower: Leftovers of Halley's Comet
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THE VERGE VIDEO Snap has added new lenses to Snapchat, including the option to create ones that... 1 day
Gravitational waves could shed light on dark matter
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European-Japanese mission to investigate the smallest planet in the Solar System
PHYS.ORG The European-Japanese planetary mission BepiColombo lifted off from the European spaceport in French Guiana at 03:45 Central European Summer time on 20 October 2018 (22:45 on... 1 day
Origami, 3D printing merge to make complex structures in one shot
SCIENCE DAILY By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability,... 1 day
HD 87240 is a chemically peculiar star with an overabundance of heavy elements, study suggests
PHYS.ORG European astronomers have conducted a chemical study of the star HD 87240, a member of the open cluster... 1 day
How mission delays hurt young astronomers
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Back in Ye Olden Times, the job of astronomer was a pretty exclusive club. Either you needed to be so rich and so bored that you could design, build, and operate your own private observatory, or... 1 day
NASA calls for instruments, technologies for delivery to the moon
PHYS.ORG NASA has announced a call for Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads that will fly to the Moon on commercial lunar landers as early as next year or... 1 day
Gravitational waves could shed light on dark matter
PHYS.ORG The forthcoming Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be a huge instrument allowing astronomers to study phenomena including black holes colliding and gravitational waves moving through space-time. Researchers from the University of... 1 day
Kes 75—Milky Way's youngest pulsar exposes secrets of star's demise
PHYS.ORG Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This result could provide astronomers new... 1 day
Astronomers propose a new method for detecting black holes
PHYS.ORG A stellar mass black hole is a compact object with a mass greater than three solar masses. It is so dense and has such a powerful force of attraction that... 1 day
The Next Battleground: What Do We Really Know About What Adversaries Do in Space?
SPACE.COM As the Pentagon moves to stand up a U.S. Space Command and Congress debates whether it makes sense to create... 1 day
Why We Need Cosmic Inflation
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NASA's OSIRIS-REx Checks for Collision Hazards As It Nears Asteroid Bennu
SPACE.COM After a huge team of engineers has spent years building a $800 million spacecraft, you want to be sure the craft doesn't bang into anything before... 1 day
'Oumuamua one year later
PHYS.ORG One year ago this week astronomers discovered an unusual object moving through space not too far from the Earth's orbit. In just a few days they realized it could not be a normal asteroid or comet – its path showed... 1 day
zooming in on mexico s landscape Zooming in on Mexico’s landscape
ESA As part of a scientific collaboration with the Mexican Space Agency and other Mexican scientific public entities, ESA has combined images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission... 2 days
Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis for sale
PHYS.ORG Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. 2 days
Asteroid pioneers: The team who put rovers on a space rock
BBC Japan's space agency Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is the first one to place robot rovers on an asteroid's surface. 2 days
Watch NASA release 450,000 gallons of water in 1 minute - CNET
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Exelixis presents CABOSUN and METEOR trial results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL Exelixis, Inc. today announced results from two analyses evaluating the effect of PD-L1 expression or prior treatment with immune checkpoint... 2 days
NASA named new constellations after The Incredible Hulk and Godzilla - CNET
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kes 75 milky way s youngest pulsar exposes secrets of star s demise Kes 75: Milky Way's Youngest Pulsar Exposes Secrets of Star's Demise
ASTRO WATCH Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way... 2 days
Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Purple
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New Book Showcases the Incredible Women of 'Star Wars'
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Exoplanet Hunters Have a New Plan to Spot Hidden 'Migrating' Worlds
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Chunk of moon fetches $600,000 at auction
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Chandra X-ray Observatory Should Return to Action Next Week
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BepiColombo spacecraft starts seven-year journey to Mercury
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Roadmap for quantum internet development
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Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
ABC NEWS European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun 4 days
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Chandra and ALMA measure speed of sloshing gas in galaxy cluster
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Missing gamma-ray blobs shed new light on dark matter, cosmic magnetism
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From Marvel to DC: James Gunn will write next Suicide Squad movie - CNET
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Soyuz launch to ISS aborted after booster failure; crew safe
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