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  • Team redefines cosmic velocity web
    The cosmic web—the distribution of matter on the largest scales in the universe—has usually been defined through the distribution of ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
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  • Tracking a solar eruption through the solar system
    Ten spacecraft, from ESA's Venus Express to NASA's Voyager-2, felt the effect of a solar eruption as it washed through ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Rodents help NASA take the next step to Mars
    NASA's future deep space exploration – including to Mars – is an unprecedented venture in spaceflight, requiring us to tackle ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Image: SpaceX CRS-12 cargo mission launch
    The two-stage Falcon 9 launch vehicle lifts off Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center carrying the Dragon resupply ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Image: Highlighting Titan’s hazes
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft looks toward the night side of Saturn's moon Titan in a view that highlights the extended, hazy ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Stardust hitches a ride on meteorites more often than previously thought
    Even tiny dust particles have stories to tell − especially when they come from outer space. Meteorites contain tiny amounts ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • NASA: let’s say something to Voyager 1 on 40th anniversary of launch
    NASA is seeking suggestions from the public for a message to beam far, far out into space to the probe ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Tyson’s solar eclipse tip: Don’t video it, experience it
    Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Lungs in space: research project could lead to new lung therapeutics
    Space travel can cause a lot of stress on the human body as the change in gravity, radiation and other ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-15
    2 days ago
  • Tidally locked exoplanets may be more common than previously thought
    Many exoplanets to be found by coming high-powered telescopes will probably be tidally locked—with one side permanently facing their host ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    2 days ago
  • Observations of a supernova colliding with a nearby companion star take astrophysicists by surprise
    In the 2009 film "Star Trek," a supernova hurtles through space and obliterates a planet unfortunate enough to be in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    3 days ago
  • Studying the Sun’s atmosphere with the total solar eclipse of 2017
    A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth about once every 18 months. But because Earth's surface is mostly ocean, ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    3 days ago
  • New 3-D simulations show how galactic centers cool their jets
    Some of the most extreme outbursts observed in the universe are the mysterious jets of energy and matter beaming from ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    3 days ago
  • SpaceX launching research to space station—plus ice cream
    SpaceX is about to launch a few tons of research to the International Space Station—plus ice cream. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    3 days ago
  • NASA Reignites Program for Nuclear Thermal Rockets
    In its pursuit of missions that will take us back to the moon, to Mars, and beyond, NASA has been ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-08-14
    3 days ago

 

 

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