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  • Study shows how water could have flowed on ‘cold and icy’ ancient Mars
    For scientists trying to understand what ancient Mars might have been like, the red planet sends some mixed signals. Water-carved ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Icarus lifts off
    After the launch of a Soyuz 2 rocket scheduled for October 12 was postponed by two days, the carrier rocket ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Method to weigh galaxy clusters could help astronomers understand mysterious ‘dark matter’ structures
    The furthest galaxy ever observed is so far away that the starlight we now detect was emitted less than 500m ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Webcam on Mars Express surveys high-altitude clouds
    An unprecedented catalogue of more than 21 000 images taken by a webcam on ESA's Mars Express is proving its ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Astronomers discover a post-asymptotic giant branch star with unusual evolutionary scenario
    (Phys.org)—Astronomers have detected a new metal-poor, luminous post-asymptotic giant branch star in the Small Magellanic Cloud. The newly found object, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Distant exoplanets revealed by light from wobbling stars
    Ask most folks what they would need to find planets orbiting distant stars, and very few will list a bottle ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Microbes leave ‘fingerprints’ on Martian rocks
    Scientists around Tetyana Milojevic from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna are in search of unique biosignatures, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Sentinel-5P satellite reported in excellent health
    Launched last week, Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite – the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring the air we breathe – is ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Europe’s first all-electric telecom satellite
    Europe's first all-electric telecom satellite has reached its final working orbit above the Pacific Ocean. Eutelsat-172B, built for Eutelsat by ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Fresh findings from Cassini
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its journey on Sept. 15 with an intentional plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, but analysis ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • Light in the sky over UAE likely Russian rocket breaking up
    A light seen in the night sky over the United Arab Emirates likely was a discarded Russian rocket breaking up ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-10-17
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  • In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars
    “We’ve heard this thunder before," one scientist said, "but this is the first time we’ve also been able to see ... read more
    Source: Astronomy on Huffington PostPublished on 2017-10-16
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  • Neutron star crash: ‘The gift that will keep on giving’
    The astrophysics world is abuzz after the first-ever observation of two neutron stars merging in a cataclysmic crash that left ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
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  • Astronomers first to see source of gravitational waves in visible light
    For the first time, astronomers have observed in visible light a cataclysmic cosmic event that generated gravitational waves detected on ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
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  • Seeing the light of neutron star collisions
    When two neutron stars collided on Aug. 17, a widespread search for electromagnetic radiation from the event led to observations ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
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