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cnet.com — The space agency linked it to two mission failures. NASA on Tuesday revealed that a pair of failed missions were caused by a 19-year aluminum scam. The space agency previously said the 2009 Orbiting Carbon Observatory and 2011 Glory missions malfunctioned when the protective nose cones on the Taur…
02.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
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…
30.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
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
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
sciencealert.com — Two successful rocket launches in Norway on Friday have left locals stunned, confused, and in awe of an incredible artificial light show. After two orange dots launched through the air, expanding glowing clouds and colourful lights appeared suddenly – but it was not an alien attack, as some outlets…
08.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
newshub.co.nz — If it's not a perfect circle then Einstein got something wrong, scientists say. Scientists are expected to unveil on Wednesday the first-ever photograph of a black hole, a breakthrough in astrophysics providing insight into celestial monsters with gravitational fields so intense no matter or light …
07.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — View from a NASA aircraft, T-34, over the Superbloom of wildflowers and poppies from the Antelope Valley in Southern California, Poppy Reserve and solar panels are in the background. Due to a very rainy winter season for the Antelope Valley in California, the desert is covered with a canopy of yell…
06.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
newscientist.com — NASA’s Curiosity rover is just beginning to explore what may be the best region on Mars for life to flourish now or in the past, according to a new analysis of the kind of Martian clays it will study. Patricia Craig at the Planetary Science Institute in Arizona and her colleagues placed microbes in…
02.04.2019 0 comments From Alex