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NASA calls ‘mystery’ rocket crash on moon highly unusual...
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NASA said a rocket of unknown national origin that crashed into the moon earlier this year produced a double crater on the surface, an unexpected feat. The agencys Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, wh
By kynast on 2022-07-01 17:39 UTC
NASA scientists say images from the Webb telescope nearly brought them to tears...
Deep field images of the universe, exoplanet atmospheres, and more to be unveiled.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-30 01:08 UTC
Giant Sunspot Has Doubled in Size in 24 Hours and It's Pointed at Earth...
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The huge sunspot has the potential to send a solar flare our way. Whether it will or not remains to be seen.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-20 21:32 UTC
MIT experts find two Earth-like exoplanets in multiplanet system just 33-light years away...
First identified by NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), this system has two Earth-sized planets around a small M-dwarf star, named HD 260655.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-15 12:45 UTC
China's Sky Eye Telescope Could Have Potentially Detected Suspicious Signals...
Did China stumble with strange signals coming from exoplanets?
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-15 12:44 UTC
James Webb Space Telescope damaged by meteoroid...
Impact at the end of May bad enough to garble data, but NASA isn't worried
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-06-10 14:17 UTC
China is on the hunt for 'Earth 2.0' with proposed space telescope...
China's Earth 2.0 Telescope would look for Earth-size exoplanets with similar orbits around sun-like stars, in hopes of finding an Earth
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-05-09 15:03 UTC
Water on Jupiter's moon closer to surface than thought: study...
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Ridges that criss-cross the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa indicate there are shallow pockets of water beneath, boosting hopes in the search for extra-terrestrial life, scientists said Tuesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-24 17:44 UTC
The Sun Just Unleashed the Strongest Solar Flare in Almost Five Years...
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The worst of this one will miss us, but it is a hint of what's to come.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-23 16:41 UTC
Dark Forest theory: A terrifying explanation of why we haven’t heard from aliens yet...
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The Fermi paradox asks us where all the aliens are if the cosmos should be filled with them. The Dark Forest theory says we should pray we never find them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-18 01:54 UTC
NASA may provoke alien invasion, scientists warn...
NASA's planned effort to communicate with extraterrestrials may provoke an alien invasion, Oxford scientists have warned
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-18 01:42 UTC
Solar storm from Sun about to hit Earth - and may interfere with satellites...
Satellites and power systems could be affected by the huge mass of plasma that's on course to collide with our planet
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-13 18:53 UTC
Hubble Reveals The New 'Mega Comet' Now In Our Solar System Is 80 Miles Wide, 50 Times Bigger Than Ever Seen Say Scientists...
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The mega-comet first spotted in 2021 is the largest ever seen according to observations by scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-12 16:57 UTC
NASA Hubble New Successor? The Solar System Space Telescope Can Do Something That JWST Can't...
NASA might launch the new Solar System Space Telescope (SSST).
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-04-09 19:05 UTC
Record Broken: Hubble Spots Farthest Star Ever Seen...
NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the first billion years after the universes birth in the big bang the farthest individual star ever seen to date.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-30 15:08 UTC
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope To Announce Record-Breaking Discovery At 11AM EDT...
On Wednesday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, NASA will announce an exciting new observation from the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble has dazzled humanity for more than three decades with its iconc images of the cosmos. For nearly 32 years, Hubbles groundbreaking discoveries have rewritten textbooks and
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-30 14:02 UTC
Cosmic milestone: NASA confirms 5,000 exoplanets...
The count of confirmed exoplanets has just ticked past the 5,000 mark, representing a 30-year journey of discovery led by NASA space telescopes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:31 UTC
Mars mission on hold indefinitely after European Space Agency cuts ties with Russia...
The European Space Agency (ESA) has unanimously voted to suspend a joint Mars mission with Russia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-18 11:12 UTC
Expansive Sky Survey Finds No Sign of Planet 9...
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A recent survey using the powerful Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) in Chile has come up empty despite scanning a huge swath of the sky, casting even more doubt on Planet 9's existence. The post Expansive Sky Survey Finds No Sign of Planet 9 appeared
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-18 11:10 UTC

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