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  • Pulsating aurora mysteries uncovered with help from NASA’s THEMIS mission
    Sometimes on a dark night near the poles, the sky pulses a diffuse glow of green, purple and red. Unlike ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    7 hours ago
  • James Webb Space Telescope to reveal secrets of the Red Planet
    The planet Mars has fascinated scientists for over a century. Today, it is a frigid desert world with a carbon ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    11 hours ago
  • Ensuring fresh air for all
    A start-up company from an ESA business incubator is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    12 hours ago
  • Lyman-alpha emission detected around quasar J1605-0112
    Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument astronomers have discovered an extended and broad Lyman-alpha emission in the form ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    13 hours ago
  • ‘Ultramassive’ black holes discovered in far-off galaxies
    Thanks to data collected by NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope on galaxies up to 3.5 billion light years away from Earth, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    13 hours ago
  • Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected
    An international team of astronomers, including Professor Bob Nichol from the University of Portsmouth, has confirmed the discovery of the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-20
    15 hours ago
  • Image: Saturn’s B ring peaks
    While the Winter Olympics is in full swing in PyeongChang, South Korea, and many winter sport fanatics head to snow-clad ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Astrophotographer captures Musk’s Tesla Roadster moving through space
    An astrophotographer in California has captured images of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster on its journey around our sun. In the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Astronomers conduct a multi-frequency study of the Milky Way-like spiral galaxy NGC 6744
    An international team of astronomers has conducted a multi-frequency study of NGC 6744, one of the most Milky Way-like spiral ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on precautionary standby status
    NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby mode on Feb. 15 in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Earth holds the key to detecting life beyond our solar system
    New research in to how Earth's atmosphere evolved over time could hold the key to detecting life on exoplanets, according ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Jupiter’s swirling cloud formations
    See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA's ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Will the X3 ion thruster propel us to Mars?
    X3 is a powerful ion thruster that could one day propel humans beyond Earth. The thruster was successfully tested few ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Charged oxygen in ionosphere may offer biomarker for exoplanets
    On January 9, 1992, astronomers announced a momentous discovery: two planets orbiting a pulsar 2,300 light years from our sun. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2018-02-19
    2 days ago
  • Satellite launch from California is delayed
    A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2018-02-18
    2 days ago

 

 

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