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  • Solar eclipse offers millions a chance at citizen science
    Millions of people, from students to rocket scientists, are poised to contribute to a massive scientific effort to study the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • ‘Mystery’ signal from space is solved. It’s not aliens
    Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Superluminous supernova marks the death of a star at cosmic high noon
    The death of a massive star in a distant galaxy 10 billion years ago created a rare superluminous supernova that ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • The moon is front and center during a total solar eclipse
    In the lead-up to a total solar eclipse, most of the attention is on the sun, but Earth's moon also ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Lockheed Martin to build full-scale prototype of NASA cislunar habitat
    Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Sentinel-5 precursor satellite ready for launch
    A UK-built satellite which will be part of Europe's world-leading environmental monitoring programme – Copernicus – is ready for launch. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • NASA invites you to become a citizen scientist during U.S. total solar eclipse
    NASA invites eclipse viewers around the country to participate in a nationwide science experiment by collecting cloud and air temperature ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Holographic imaging could be used to detect signs of life in space
    We may be capable of finding microbes in space—but if we did, could we tell what they were, and that ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Image: Lunar module at Tranquility Base
    This photograph of the Lunar Module at Tranquility Base was taken by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 mission, from ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • New ways developed to see the formation of stars in the Milky Way
    A research team led by Adler Planetarium astronomer Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase has discovered new evidence of stars forming in our ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • From Mars rover—panorama above ‘Perseverance Valley’
    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity recorded a panoramic view before entering the upper end of a fluid-carved valley that descends ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-21
    2 days ago
  • Neil Armstrong moon bag sells for $1.8mn in New York
    A bag Neil Armstrong used to collect the first ever samples of the moon—which was once nearly thrown out with ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
    3 days ago
  • NASA looks to solar eclipse to help understand Earth’s energy system
    It was midafternoon, but it was dark in an area in Boulder, Colorado on Aug. 3, 1998. A thick cloud ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
    3 days ago
  • Hubble sees martian moon orbiting the Red Planet
    The sharp eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
    3 days ago
  • Scientists get best measure of star-forming material in galaxy clusters in early universe
    The international Spitzer Adaptation of the Red-sequence Cluster Survey (SpARCS) collaboration based at the University of California, Riverside has combined ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
    3 days ago

 

 

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