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SPACE.COM The Arecibo Observatory is an icon of astronomy. The giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico is the second-largest of its kind on Earth. See photos of Arecibo over... 6 hours
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Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System
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SPACE NEWS An aging German-American Earth science mission will come to an end this fall, months before the launch of a next-generation... 7 hours
Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre
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Unique type of object discovered in our solar system
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Three asteroids give Earth a close shave in a single week - CNET
CNET The discovery of the new asteroids comes before what could be the closest call of the year with one of the cosmic... 8 hours
New concept of terrestrial planet formation
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Wave to Asteroid Probe OSIRIS-REx on Its Flyby, and Snap a Photo for NASA
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Europe urged to reconsider pullout from 'Armageddon' asteroid mission
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Scientists propose new concept of terrestrial planet formation
PHYS.ORG Scientists have long been intrigued by the surfaces of terrestrial bodies other than Earth which reveal deep similarities beneath their superficially differing volcanic and tectonic histories. 10 hours
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Stellar Duo's Spectacular Explosive Dance Illuminated Via 3D-Printed Model
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Space Lung Tissue Experiment Returns to Earth
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Enhanced NASA Images Show Potential for Buried Ice Near the Martian Equator
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TechCrunch  New technology developed by Draper labs could help astronauts actually feel the ground beneath them. The... 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH Almost 50 years after it was first predicted that rapidly rotating stars would emit polarized light, a UNSW-led team of scientists has... 1 day
Zero-G Zoo? Nope, Just an Astronaut Making Balloon Animals in Space
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Space Act Agreement to Support Private Space Telescope Project
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Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University... 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH Materials scientist Nobuhiko Kobayashi wasn't quite sure why the astronomer he met at a wine-tasting several years ago was so... 1 day
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Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries
ABC NEWS Astronomers are using an array of giant antennas in the New Mexico desert for a years-long project aimed at producing the sharpest view ever of such a large portion of... 1 day
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Hurricane Irma Kills Moon Tree
SF SITE A sycamore tree planted from a seed which had been carried on the Apollo 14 mission and planted at Cape Canaveral on June 25, 1976 was killed during hurricane Irma on September 10,2017. The seed was part of... 1 day
Double Supermassive Black Hole is Most Compact Ever Found
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have discovered what may be the most compact binary supermassive black hole ever known in a galaxy... 1 day
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Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres
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What do we need to know to mine an asteroid?
SCIENCE DAILY The mining of resources contained in asteroids, for use as propellant, building materials or in life-support systems, has the potential to revolutionise exploration of our Solar System. To... 1 day
space nation hires firm led by former apple marketing chief Space Nation hires firm led by former Apple marketing chief
SPACE NEWS Space Nation, the Finnish startup developing an astronaut training smartphone application, announced plans Sept. 19 to... 1 day
NASA sees Tropical Depression Norma's small area of strength
PHYS.ORG Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite has revealed that the area of strongest storms within now Tropical Depression Norma has diminished. 1 day
NASA data shows Otis devoid of precipitation, now a remnant
PHYS.ORG Former Hurricane Otis was not showing any thunderstorm development or precipitation on satellite imagery on Sept. 19. As a result, the National Hurricane Center declared Otis a remnant... 1 day
NASA tracking Jose meandering off US East Coast
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NASA looks within category 5 Hurricane Maria before and after first landfall
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Mercury's poles may be icier than scientists thought
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NASA astronaut adopts unusual 'pets' in space - CNET
CNET Astronauts on the space station don't have dogs or cats to keep them company, so sometimes they create their own microgravity pets. 1 day
The Surprising Captain America Character Who May Return To The MCU
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Watch Hurricane Maria in Action in These NASA and NOAA Gifs
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SPACE NEWS Space Nation, the Finnish startup developing an astronaut training smartphone application, announced plans Sept. 19 to... 2 days
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NASA small satellite promises big discoveries
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Coatings needed for concentrating solar power
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Cold World, Hot Topic: Can Microbes Survive on Mars?
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Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System
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Aligning the primary mirror segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with light
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Space radiation is risky business for the human body
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Keeping astronauts – and Earth – safe from destructive solar storms
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3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine
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NASA finds very heavy rainfall in Hurricane Maria
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The cosmic water trail uncovered by Herschel
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A day in the life of NASA's Voyagers
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End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record
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NASA tracking Jose meandering off US East Coast
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NASA looks within category 5 Hurricane Maria before and after first landfall
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NASA small satellite promises big discoveries
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How Herschel unlocked the secrets of star formation
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V745 Sco: Two stars, three dimensions, and oodles of energy
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Death of the Outsider is a fitting coda for the Dishonored series
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NASA sees Maria intensify into a major hurricane
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NASA finds a pinhole eye in Hurricane Otis
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Watch NASA’s Cassini mission come to an end 20-years after launching
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Video: Cassini's legacy and the atmospheric chemistry of Titan
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NASA gets a dramatic 3-D view of Typhoon Talim's large eye
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