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9news.com.au — Astronomers have spotted a star speeding through our galaxy at more than 3,728,227 mph. And in 100 million years, it will leave the Milky Way for good. But where did it come from and why is it in such a hurry to leave? Astronomers using the 3.9-meter Anglo-Australian Telescope at the Australian…
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phys.org — Voyager 1 has a companion in the realm of the stars. Researchers at the University of Iowa report that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has entered the interstellar medium (ISM), the region of space outside the bubble-shaped boundary produced by wind streaming outward from the sun. Voyager 2, thus, becomes…
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independent.co.uk — A rock at the far reaches of our solar system might actually be a dwarf planet, scientists have said. New research – using the Very Large Telescope in northern Chile – has shown that Hygiea may not actually be an asteroid, as previously thought, but a dwarf planet. Full Article >>
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theatlantic.com — NASA has carried out its first all-female spacewalk, but hints of outdated thinking about women in space remain. Two astronauts spent their workday floating in outer space, their spacesuits tethered to the International Space Station so they didn’t drift away. And for the first time in history, th…
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livescience.com — In a distant corner of the universe, something is traveling faster than light.  No, the laws of physics aren't being violated: It's still true that nothing can travel faster than light in the vacuum of empty space. But when light travels through matter, like interstellar gas or a soup of charged pa…
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iflscience.com — A scientist argues that we have found life on Mars already. During the 1970s, NASA sent the two Viking landers to Mars. The mission provided incredible insights into the Red Planet and also delivered some surprising results. One experiment gave the first possible hint that we'd detected traces of l…
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space.com — Astronomers just discovered 20 previously unknown Saturn moons, boosting the ringed planet's tally of known satellites to 82 — three more than Jupiter. And there's more exciting news: You can help name these newfound objects. Full Article >>
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abcnews.go.com — NASA's Curiosity rover discovered what it dubs an "ancient oasis" on the red planet, featuring some very unusual salts. After sending Curiosity to explore the floor of the 100-meter-wide Gale Crater, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement Monday that millions of years ag…
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nbcnews.com — In the next decade or so, it’s entirely possible that you’ll see a headline announcing that NASA has found evidence of life in space. Would that news cause you to run screaming into the street? An article that appeared recently in Britain’s Sunday Telegraph hints that Jim Green, the director of NAS…
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independent.co.uk — Nasa is close to finding life on Mars but the world is not ready for the “revolutionary” implications of the discovery, the space agency’s chief scientist has said. Dr Jim Green has warned that two rovers from Nasa and the European Space Agency (ESA) could find evidence of life within months of arri…
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