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  • CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
    Deep in space between distant stars, space is not empty. Instead, there drifts vast clouds of neutral atoms and molecules, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    1 hour ago
  • Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US
    This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    3 hours ago
  • Does dark matter annihilate quicker in the Milky Way?
    Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai have proposed a theory that predicts how dark matter may ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    4 hours ago
  • Sun eruptions hit Earth like a ‘sneeze’, say scientists
    Long-term power cuts, destruction of electronic devices and increased cancer risk for aeroplane passengers are all potential effects of the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    5 hours ago
  • Dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol
    A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    8 hours ago
  • ESA to develop gravitational wave space mission with NASA support
    ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    8 hours ago
  • Why no one under 20 has experienced a day without NASA at Mars
    As the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft approached its destination on July 4, 1997, no NASA mission had successfully reached the Red ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    8 hours ago
  • Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town
    Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-23
    10 hours ago
  • Scientists uncover origins of the Sun’s swirling spicules
    At any given moment, as many as 10 million wild jets of solar material burst from the sun's surface. They ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    23 hours ago
  • Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
    Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago
  • Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
    Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago
  • New orbiters for Europe’s Galileo satnav system
    The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago
  • NASA’s Webb telescope gets freezing summertime lodging in Houston
    NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center's historic Chamber A on June 20, 2017, to prepare ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago
  • Magnetic memories of a metal world
    4.5 billion years ago in the violent, high-speed environment of the early solar system, a protoplanet roughly the size of ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
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  • Space tourism could boost science and health research—here’s how
    The announcement of the draft Spaceflight Bill in the Queen's Speech will allow the development of spaceports in the UK. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago

 

 

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