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theepochtimes.com — An asteroid which measures approximately a mile wide and is orbited by its own moon is expected to pass by the Earth on Saturday, May 25, at speeds of 48,000 mph. The asteroid, which was discovered 20 years ago, is dubbed by NASA as Asteroid 1999 KW4, and is expected to be visible until May 27. De…
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nasa.gov — Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet. Full Article &g…
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wired.com — Recently at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics in Brighton, New York, one of the world’s most powerful lasers blasted a droplet of water, creating a shock wave that raised the water’s pressure to millions of atmospheres and its temperature to thousands of degrees. X-rays that beamed through the dro…
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sciencealert.com — A violent collision between two neutron stars 4.6 billion years ago showered the as-yet-unformed Solar System with heavy elements, new research has found. Full Article >>
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abc.net.au — For the first time, astronomers have witnessed a black hole spraying jets of plasma into space like a rotating sprinkler. The unusual fireworks took place as the black hole swallowed material from a nearby star. Astronomers trained a network of 10 telescopes onto a black hole for four hours, as i…
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gizmodo.com — NASA, FEMA, and other national and international agencies are once again gearing up for a hypothetical asteroid impact preparedness scenario. They hope to learn the best strategies for responding to a potential strike, starting from the moment a threatening asteroid is first detected by astronomers.…
27.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — New evidence deepens a mystery around the Hubble constant, one of the most important numbers in cosmology. The universe is expanding faster today than it did in its infancy, a difference that has set off a search to understand what cosmic forces could be at play. If confirmed, the changing rate—whi…
26.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — Celebrate 29 years of the Hubble Space Telescope with this gallery of our favorite views from the iconic telescope. Full Article >>
25.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — NASA's InSight Mars lander has recorded its first “marsquake,” making waves among Earthling seismologists tens of millions of miles away and kicking off a new era in our study of the red planet. The faint signal, which came on April 6, is the first tremble that scientists believe comes from the…
24.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions. Full Article >>
23.04.2019 0 comments From Alex